J. E. Knowles was "born in the U.S.A., made in Canada." Her novels are The Trees in the Field and Arusha, a Lambda Literary Award finalist. She is also the editor of Faith in Writing, a book of essays.
Horrified by her brother's circumstances, and that of other veterans, Sen. Raybelle McKeehan must decide if she can go toe-to-toe with powerful men to uncover criminal acts that strike at the heart of the Constitution and the democracy she loves. Dr. Tomas Jefferson agrees to advise her and though Raybelle denies it to herself, feelings emerge...and so do rumors that could ruin her career.