2009 Indie Book Award Finalist for Best Novel
Nashville Book Festival Runner Up Best General Fiction
2009 New England Book Festival Honorable Mention for Best Political Fiction
USA News Best Book Award Finalist
Hollywood Book Festival Honorable Mention Best Fiction
Freshman Congressman Richard Thompson is enjoying his new life on Capitol Hill when the death of a colleague thrusts him into the national spotlight on a major issue performance enhancing drugs in professional sports. As he presses the United States Congress for new standards on the abuse of steroids, someone wants him quieted. The only question is who.
Congressman Richard Thompson learns that life on Capitol Hill is a balancing act as he tries to harmonize his personal life with his professional duties and his personal desires for government with the philosophical ideals which got him there.