Ray and Ward grew up best friends—one black, one white—in Halifax’s Africville district. Now they face each other again, this time in a courtroom as lawyer and judge in an explosive trial revolving around the three-decades-old expropriation and demolition of Africville. The trial will force both men to confront the demons of their pasts and reveal secrets they’ve kept hidden, even from themselves. Canada’s answer to Scott Turow pens a blockbuster courtroom thriller of power, politics, sex and race.
Author : Stephen Kimber