Leland Booker is serving a life sentence for killing his wife and their two daughters. All hope for justice is lost until forty years later when Adam Bennett, a young law student, takes on the case. Adam determines that his only chance for success rests on his ability to prove Leland was wrongfully convicted.
His research leads him to Jean Jankowski, a close friend of the Booker family. When Jean hears the case is reopened, the past rushes back. As she spins her story of the events leading up to the murders, Adam begins to suspect the police withheld critical evidence, a basis for wrongful conviction. Adam and Jean travel to Florida to secure the proof they need, but when they arrive they discover their witness has been murdered.
The two cases intertwine when fingerprints found at the murder scene implicate Henry Rusak, the Bookers' handyman. Jean refuses to believe Rusak is a killer, even after the police turn up evidence that confirms his guilt. When Jean visits Leland to give him the news, she is shocked to learn all was not as it appeared in the Booker household. She sets out to expose the real killer, a cold-blooded murder who will stop at nothing to protect a dark secret.
With a myriad of twists and turns, Wrongful Conviction explores the world of a justice system gone wrong. This legal thriller will keep the reader guessing until the last page is turned.