The deadline approaches. The lawyers and bankers work feverishly to close an $840 million leveraged buyout. Finally, the papers are signed...and the fuse of a time bomb is lit. In the pressure of the deal, no one has noticed one very small, simple error. It is an error that will cost the law firm of Freer, Motley & Stone millions of dollars--and cost one of its partners his life. Thus begins the most exciting legal thriller since Scott Turow's Presumed Innocent--a novel as powerful, complex, and compelling as the law itself...