Could She Defend a Man Whose Innocence She Doubted? When Kit's old adversary is arrested on suspicion of murder, she is stunned when he insists she is the only one who can represent him. Torn between his desperation and her resolve to represent only the innocent, Kit questions what her response should be. Does God want her to defend this man, though his claims of innocence hold little weight against the mounting evidence against him?
When Kit falls from favor with her aunt and finds herself unable to erase the memory of her old love, the turmoil in her personal life echoes the chaos she faces in the courtroom. So much is at stake — the defendant's future as well as her own.