Dark Horse (Jim Knighthorse #1) by J.R. Rain
Approx. 47,730 words.
Published on March 2, 2010.
When high school student Derrick Booker, the only black student at a posh Orange County high school, is accused of killing his white girlfriend, ex-college football hero and detective Jim Knighthorse is hired to dig a little deeper into the murder. It doesn't take long for Knighthorse to realize that not all is as it seems at tranquil Huntington High.