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After a loving wife murders a blackmailer to protect her husband's flourishing law career, she must watch as he prosecutes another for her crime.After a loving wife murders a blackmailer to protect her husband's flourishing law career, she must watch as he prosecutes another for her crime.After a loving wife murders a blackmailer to protect her husband's flourishing law career, she must watch as he prosecutes another for her crime.
This suspense/drama follows Brooke McHenry as she attempts to make her life calm and consistent. She loves her husband but she feels lonely and left out as he is not only is busy Prosecuting Attorney but he is also running for the Senate. These feelings make it easier for her to fall for a handsome swindler who shows her the attention she is missing. Brooke never lets the relationship get physical, she knows better. However, one night it almost does so she breaks it off. It is then she learns that the man has an ulterior motive, to record their conversations and use them to blackmail her husband. Fear that he could ruin her husband, her marriage and her life she attempts to destroy the recordings. With quick movements, she strikes out at the recording device hitting the blackmailer as well with a blunt object. He lies motionless. When Brooke discovers her husband is prosecuting another woman for the crime, she becomes frantic. She cannot tell her husband or those fears will come to life. The choice she makes is to anonymously help the defense obtain a 'not guilty' verdict. She will do anything, take any risk but she will not tell the truth. As the trial moves through its stages, she slowly comes to the realization she will have to confess. Sitting in the witness seat, she can see the damage of her actions. In the midst of courtroom clamor, she confesses. However, just as the court is getting over the shock of the outburst the defendant rises to proclaim her actual guilt for the murder of the blackmailer. Brooke and her husband reconcile and realize they had not been listening to each other or God. They know they have a mess to clean up but resolve to do it together, God's way. —Brian Yarbrough
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