Pat Warner, estranged wife of renowned neurosurgeon Dr. Gerald Warner, has been kidnapped. She is being held captive, and her fate and whereabouts are unknown. The authorities presume Pat was murdered, and have accumulated sufficient circumstantial evidence to indict Dr. Warner. Being charged for his wife's murder, he goes to trial before a jury, A reporter for a tabloid magazine writes a series of articles on a non-profit youth organization and its president Frank Genovo. This overly ambitious reporter, in an effort to make his story sensational and to sell more magazines, tells a story far from the honest truth. The law firm of Ryan & Ryan files a libel suit for damages against the tabloid. Both the murder and the libel cases go to trial at the same time, in different county courts. The famous Liz Bollinger, of Worldwide Cable News, comes on the scene with her camera crew. She reports on both cases before a national audience. Will Liz Bollinger be able to shed light on these cases? Will her reporting be instrumental in solving the kidnapping? Will a renowned and popular neurosurgeon be convicted of a murder that was not committed? Although fictional, this story is based on actual facts and events. It contains a compilation of actual law cases, although the names, places, and events have been altered. Richard Duggan is a semi-retired lawyer residing in Bonita Springs, Florida. He specialized in real estate development and litigation.