Is the First Lady plotting to overthrow the President? This question seems inconceivable to journalist Jack Rudly, but so did the murder of his own father, Senator William Rudly. Now his father is dead and all roads lead to the White House.
This questions seems inconceivable to journalist Jack Rudley, but so did the murder of his own father, Senator William Rudley. Now his father is dead and all roads lead to the White House. Roads Jack must take if he's ever to know the truth. Roads twisted by deceit, revenge, power and murder. Roads First Lady Carolyn Alden Lane navigates with great skill.
When she learns she's a pawn in a deadly bid for the White House, her world comes crashing down. Driven by desperation, she refuses to take the fall alone. But how far will she go to even the score? Against all odds, Jack searches for the truth, a truth that may cost him his life, while Carolyn struggles to survive in a web of savage political corruption.
(From high-stakes political maneuvering and back-room deals to campaign machinations, corruption, and cover-ups, with CAPITAL OFFENSE, Kathleen Antrim has written a riveting tale of American politics. And, with the coming 2004 presidential election, the book provides a prescient message about the immense, unregulated power of first ladies.)