|"Intriguing, fast-paced....Henry Rios, the gay lawyer Michael Nava has created, is sensitive and appealing."
Author of I'LL BE LEAVING YOU ALWAYS
Michael Nava's sequel to HOW TOWN.
When State Senator Gus Pena, a politician with a spotty past and an ambition to become mayor, is gunned down, the LAPD arrests Michael Ruiz, a hot-tempered teen who had spat violent words about Pena while they both attended a drug rehab center. Believing in the troubled youth's innocence, lawyer Henry Rios takes the case, despite the fact that he's in the middle of a wrenching breakup with his HIV-positive lover, Josh.
As his personal life unravels, and the cops and press rush to judgment on Ruiz, Rios penetrates the highly protected world of L.A. politics to ferret out a most unlikely killer...