Mike Connolly is a recovering alcoholic wrestling with newfound sobriety and a law practice that is on the skids from years of neglect when he is asked to represent Harvey Bosarge, a former police detective. Bosarge is accused of murder in the death of a wealthy Southern heir, but that's just the beginning. The truth lies somewhere beneath a tangled web of drugs, espionage, and infidelity. To find it, Mike must navigate a maze of politics and family secrets that threaten his undoing at every turn. The case is a riddle within a riddle and Mike will need all the help he can get to solve it, and survive.