Attorney Dani Rollins is bullish in the courtroom – pushing judges and prosecutors to their limits in defense of the innocent. So when she meets Teddy Thorne, a mentally challenged teen accused of selling drugs, Dani knows she’s got this in the bag. She can easily settle the case with a couple of court appearances. But when prosecutors move for an adult felony conviction, Dani suspects Teddy’s being used as a pawn in a sinister game.
As the case moves forward, Dani is certain the judge and district attorney’s office have motivations beyond the crime – a fair trial isn’t in the cards. And when she takes on guardianship of Teddy, the case becomes personal as she fights her own demons and the government. Dani will stop at nothing to protect this innocent boy – there’s no other option. Because if she loses, both she and Teddy could lose far more than just the case….