By Richard North Patterson
Damon Pierce is a talented California attorney whose paintings is commencing to appear soulless. Then, from out of nowhere, life-altering occasions occur: First, Damon's spouse publicizes that she's leaving him. subsequent: a girl from his prior reappears. Damon might always remember Marissa model Okari, his one-time nice love. Now, she's in trouble…and Damon makes a decision to do every little thing in his energy to aid her.
Marissa's husband, Bobby Okari, is a freedom fighter in a corrupt west African nation―one that is being torn aside through international lust for its significant provide of oil. at some point, in the course of a sun eclipse, Bobby leads a high-profile protest rally opposed to an American oil company…only to work out every body in his domestic village massacred by way of govt troops. Already an enemy of the country's savage dictator, Bobby is rapidly arrested. Now it is as much as Damon to tackle Bobby's case and keep him―and Marissa―from nearly definite dying. And threat his personal lifestyles in process.