Northern Deception is a fast-paced chronicle set in Century, Montana, a fictional resort town embraced by the scenic Blue Hills. The spellbinding tale introduces a myriad of unforgettable characters anxiously waiting on the outcome of the governor's race. The election results hold the key to the municipality's economic future. Masterminded by a multi-talented former spy, the computerized voting machines are altered and Jamison Handley, a prominent and unscrupulous local wins the election. The aftermath of the phony results guide the newly elected sheriff, John Bingham, through an alarming string of events. The inexperienced lawman discovers his jurisdiction houses a multitude of evil doers hiding secrets of their own. These powerful enemies compete to recruit or destroy him. The murder of one of the conspirators compels Bingham to explore the validity of the election. Murder, political scandals, Indian reservation politics, hidden agendas, and unsolved mysteries force Bingham to face the frustrations of maintaining honesty while surrounded by deceit. As he uncovers the schemes, he is forced to cope with personal demons of his own. Can he maintain his ethical standards, or will he find himself being consumed by the powerful forces influencing him?