Scott Harold grew up believing his father died in the war, but when his mother, Christina, is murdered, he, along with his brash girlfriend, Jessie, uncover his illegitimate past. Skirt-chasing President Walter Kendall is fighting to stay in the office for a second term and cannot afford another scandal. His blonde trophy wife, Gloria, hates his indiscretions but believes a baby will save their marriage. Stuttering Frank Tate, abused as a child, spent most of his early adulthood in the “Maze,” a Tennessee psychiatric institution until a mysterious Washington D.C. benefactor rescued him to carry out a series of political “dirty tricks.” These three stories weave together in a mystery-thriller that will keep you intrigued until the last page.