"The new Dev Conrad mystery from the author of the Sam McCain and Jack Dwyer series - "Political consultant Dev Conrad knows that helping Congressman Michael Robards to get re-elected is going to be tough. Robards liberal voting record stands against him, and his staff seem resentful of Dev himself which could doom the campaign. But there s a bigger problem. A campaign worker has been shot behind Robards headquarters. Both Dev and the police presume it was a mugging, but as the election draws near, Robards is implicated in the murder by his enemies . . ."