Tornadoes in the college town where Senator Mike Adams grew up disrupts his wedding planning and legislative maneuvering. His newest aide, Jeff Simon, is already on the scene. The clean-up and recovery brings back painful memories for them both.
Other events are also in motion: A freelance detective is investigating an unlikely suicide. A felon is appealing his conviction. Lobbyists are meeting secretly to secure the votes to confirm a new Supreme Court Justice.
As events unfold, a century's worth of secrets unravel, giving Senator Adams an unexpected opportunity to shift the balance of power.
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This novel mixes D.C. intrigue with legal drama, and college antics, and along the way delves into the lengths some will go to keep their organizations relevant in changing times. Every story beat builds on itself and seemingly unrelated stories about tornadoes, murders, and the Supreme Court, converge at the end to a satisfying conclusion.