The foundations of American freedom are shaken in this story about politics and journalism in Michigan. Chip Halick, a journalist on the political beat, discovers secrets about the popular governor that can potentially destroy his reputation, and put his "New Freedom" agenda at risk. Faced with the possibility of having his past indiscretions detailed in the newspaper, the governor launches an attack in a manner completely contradictory to his public image and platform. Having made a career out of championing the cause of freedom, he is suddenly snared in a trap of his own making. DJ Vallone is an author of contemporary fiction. This is his second novel.