A story about secrecy, deception and intrigue. Carsen Taite throws the reader head on into the murky world of the political system where there are no rights or wrongs, just players attempting to broker the best deals regardless of who gets hurt in the process.
Addison Riley, dean of Jefferson University law school, is launched into the spotlight of Supreme Court nomination. With integrity and genuine loyalty at her core she struggles with the choices she must make.
Julia Scott lives her life on the fly, looking for exciting new campaigns’ to capture her attention. Her current role is to guide the presidents’ first choice through the confirmation process. Distant, focused and dedicated, with only one aim, to be successful.
The two women have an instant love/ hate relationship standing on opposite sides of a moral divide. Whilst all around them fierce battles for power are played out, loyalties are brought into question and dirty trick campaigns threaten to over shadow the whole process.
The book is extremely well written and makes compelling reading. With twist and turns throughout, the reader doesn’t know how the story will end. Who will accomplish their goal? Will the attraction between Addison and Julia be too strong to deny? Will success at any cost be worth achieving?
(publisher review copy received)