Seven years ago, Winston Melton was on top of the world: a privileged kid fresh off his first semester at Princeton. Life was perfect until he was accused of the rape and murder of an ex-girlfriend. Years after his conviction, ather death-row inmate has come forward with an eleventh-hour confession, casting Win s conviction in a new light. But with the ink drying on his death sentence, time is running short.Win s grandmother, the family matriarch, has her eyes set on one of the Help Incent Prisoners Project s defense lawyers: Dani Trumball, and her reputation for results, matter the cost. Dani, concerned she is being bought, initially refuses but eventually takes the case.Soon, Dani can sense that something s off, both with Win s conviction and the new confession. But seven years after the incident, is there still a chance of uncovering the truth?