Is Amanda Winslow a grieving widow or a cold-blooded killer? Attorney Jack Lindsey has mixed feelings about Carlisle, Illinois', newest resident. When he discovers Amanda was recently acquitted of murdering her husband, he thinks that is the cause of his unease. Is Mandy a killer? Mandy. He never has nicknames for people, so why does he always think of her as Mandy? Why does he think of her at all? She's not his type. Still, the killing has picqued his interest. He wants to learn more, even if that means frequent contact with Amanda. Jack delves into the crime and trial. His actions set off a shattering string of events, putting his and Amanda's lives in danger and resulting in the death of another. Jack is forced to question his strict beliefs. Is murder ever justified?