Claire Chapman has it all. A celebrity professor at Harvard Law School and high-powered criminal defence attorney, she has recently successfully defended a movie star in a rape trial. And she has a loving husband, Tom, and a cute six-year-old daughter. But this is all about to change.A random burglary sets off a terrifying chain of events. Tom is arrested and put on trial for a thirteen-year-old mass murder, and Claire puts her reputation on the line to defend him. But as the trial progresses, it becomes apparent that the Pentagon will let nothing stand in the way of Tom's conviction, and Claire's faith in her husband is tested to the limit.