out of the Los Angeles Times amid the latest budget cuts, newspaperman
Jack McEvoy decides to go out with a bang, using his final days at the
paperto write the definitive murder story of his career.
focuses on Alonzo Winslow, a 16-year-old drug dealer in jail after
confessing to a brutal murder. But as he delves into the story, Jack
realizes that Winslow's so-called confession is bogus. The kid might
actually be innocent.
Jack is soon running with his biggest story
since The Poetmade his career years ago. He is tracking a killer who
operates completely below police radar-and with perfect knowledge of any
move against him. Including Jack's.