Clair Heller Chapman has the perfect life. She's a star Harvard Law School professor and high-powered attorney. Her second husband, Tom Chapman, is a charismatic and successful money manager who adores her and her six-year-old daughter.
But then one day a random burglary at their beautiful Boston home triggers a chain of events that turns their world upside down. A police investigation reveals the chilling fact that Tom is not who he says he is. Once he had a different name - even a different face. Suddenly this stranger, her husband, is put on trial for a crime he insists he didn't commit - an unspeakable atrocity that happened thirteen years ago. Now Claire must lay her reputation on the line to defend him in a top secret court martial where all the evidence is calssified, the rules are unlike any she has ever known - and the real stakes are higher than Claire or anyone else can possibly suspect.