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When those we trust betray us, where do we turn?
WHEN THOSE WE TRUST BETRAY US, WHERE DO WE TURN?
United States Supreme Court Justice Sean McNaught, the crucial swing vote on a divided court, has decided to retire. It is up to President James Cotson to find his replacement. The President’s search is plagued with problems as his first two nominees are rejected. Worse, a wave of terrorist attacks targeting Supreme Court Justices and members of Congress shock the nation. During this national crisis, 13 year old Angelica Hernandez sits in the courtroom of Judge Rebecca Tameron in the Federal District Court of Vermont, waiting for the sentencing of Gedof Maradon, the man who brutally attacked her. Maradon fails to appear at his sentencing and Angelica, who knows more about his crimes than she has told, is in grave danger.
Reardon’s latest thriller once again sends Rebecca up and down the East Coast, this time in a desperate attempt to protect an innocent young girl as well as the lives of the country’s highest officials. How can she protect Angelica? What secrets does Angelica know? More importantly, how can Rebecca possibly protect anyone when her own family is in danger?