By John Lescroart
Whilst the indignant white mob poured out of the bar on San Francisco's Geary highway and surrounded an blameless black guy, Kevin Shea used to be the one person who attempted to prevent them. He failed, and now, because of a misleading information picture taken in the course of the melee, he's sought after for the homicide himself-and the genuine culprits have threatened his lifestyles if he says a observe.
As riots rage and politicians posture, Lieutenant Abe Glitsky reveals himself stressed to deliver Shea in in any respect charges. And as admire for the legislation crumbles-even between these sworn to uphold it-true justice is the one factor which may hinder the demise of one other blameless guy.
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