Book 4 in the Will Lee series
Stuart Woods (1989)
From the author of White Cargo comes this riveting contemporary crime thriller centered on a sensational murder trial, a Senate campaign, and a virulent white supremacist group.
As a Georgia senator’s chief of staff, attorney Will Lee knows what it takes to run a successful political campaign. With his sights on his own Senate run in two years’ time, he heads to Delano, Georgia—and back to his family’s law practice—hoping to establish a presence in his home state.
But his first case, defending a white man of murdering a black woman, puts Will on shaky ground. And when his boss is struck down and Will decides to run for his vacant seat, he’s catapulted into the spotlight—and becomes a target for the shadowy forces who will stop at nothing to keep him out of office…