In the war for justice, there are no rules of engagement....
A suspected terrorist is tortured to death in a secret Afghanistan prison. A low ranking guard is the military’s top suspect.
Army JAG lawyer Captain Max O’Donnell isn’t so sure. Max is 90 days away from ending his tour of duty, and the last thing he needs is to take on an un-winnable case. But no matter how jaded and burned out he has become, he still believes justice is worth fighting for.
Digging deeper into the case, Max unearths a shadowy alliance between the prosecution, led by Colonel Covington Paine, and a team of faceless CIA spooks. Paine will stop at nothing to win, and he’s willing to crush anyone who gets in his way - including Max O’Donnell.
With his client’s life on the line and his military career hanging In the balance, Max must wage war in the courtroom and seize victory the only way he knows how. Using every dirty trick in the book....
Thriller author Michael Waddington defends cases in military courts around the world. He served as an Army lawyer and his work has been covered by The Rolling Stone, CNN, The New York Times, 60 Minutes, Nightline, The New Yorker, and others.