Attorney Casey Jordan runs a legal clinic for the underprivileged women, when she is contacted by the wealthy and powerful millionaire Robert Graham to ask her to participate in his pet charity “The Freedom Project.” The Freedom Project aim is to gain the freedom of prisoners who have been convicted of crimes they did not commit. In exchange for Casey’s assistance Graham will donate a million dollars to her clinic. The 1st case they want Casey’s help with is one involving a black man named Dwayne Hubbard who was convicted of raping and murdering a small town beauty queen in almost 20 years ago.
As Casey begins to research the case she discovers a cover-up, corruption, and then it appears something more. As she digs deeper, it becomes apparent that she has gotten involved in something more than she anticipated and that her reputation and life could be in jeopardy.
This was a very good read, with several plot twists and an unexpected yet gratifying ending.