Ten days before the start of her civil trial for shooting drug smuggler Julian “El Lobo” Garcia, the U.S. Government assigns Border Patrol Agent Hunter Kincaid a quirky new defense attorney fresh from rehab–for an amphetamine addiction, no less. She’s also on the outs with her former lover, legendary Texas Sheriff Wayne Rockman, and that’s causing problems at work. To top things off, Hunter’s brother will be the prosecuting attorney. The last thing she needs is something more on her plate.
A politically ambitious couple will stop at nothing to obtain the presidency. He is a popular governor of a western state. A philanderer, but charming, good-looking, charismatic, a dream candidate. Thomas Jefferson Carver is a capable administrator and attracts sycophants like moths to a flame. People willing to sacrifice themselves and anyone who opposes him.