"First-rate... Accomplished... A welcome change from the expected." – Publishers Weekly
Judge Sarah Drexler is still trying to recover from her husband's death, when she is asked to run for Oregon State judge. She leaves for her father's California home to think about it, and reunite with her moody son and pregnant daughter. Then her father dies suddenly. A private detective is killed. And one of her own children is a murder suspect. Suddenly, everything she holds dear is at stake. She's desperatetly trapped between her unrelenting love for her familiy and her staunch loyalty to the law. Whose justice should she serve?