Savannah newspaper reporter and true-crime author Nikki Gillette is struggling to find a salable topic for her latest book. With an impending deadline, she knows that just any crime story won't do; she needs something riveting, shocking, and guaranteed to garner the interest of the public. Fortunately, that's exactly what she finds when it's announced that convicted murderer Blondell O'Henry may be released from prison when a key witness recants his testimony 20 years after the trial that branded the sexy Southern bombshell a murderer.
While all of America watched as Blondell's trial made the headlines, Nikki has a personal connection to the crime. When she was just a teenager, her