Jack Tobin, the main character of THE MAYOR OF LEXINGTON AVENUE returns in this non-stop novel that combines enthralling plot twists with some of the best coutroom fiction being written today. Jack, known as "the lawyer's lawyer" is a successful, retired corporate attorney from Miami, lives in a small, Central Florida fishing town and works pro bono on high profile criminal cases throughout the state. In this novel Jack agrees to defend an innocent young man wrongly accused of rape. Too late he discovers that the one being set-up is actually himself. Powerful criminals with whom he has battled in the past now use the legal system against him as he finds himself entangled in a murder trial with him as the defendent. With the outcome including the death penalty, Jack's life really does hang in the balance and he has no choice but to turn to legendary Tom Wylie to plot his defense. A lawyer himself, James Sheehan is also a top-notch thriller writer. Once again he succeeds in translating the depth of his courtroom knowledge into an entertaining and truly fascinating read.