Prominent, power-driven attorney Carter Burns wants nothing more than to be North Carolina's next Attorney General. In order to fulfill his desire, he masterminds the election of his friend, Raleigh mayor Kent Reed, to the office of Governor. That's his ticket.
Along the way, the skilled manipulator uses blackmail and deceit to get what he wants. Burns single-mindedly stirs a caldron of high society and politics in which no price is too high for anyone to pay -- anyone.
Convincing and rich in detail, Cunning Treatment is an intriguing portrayal of injustice that draws the reader into the powerful circles of a colorful Southern city.