384 pages // 113,000 words
The stunning sequel to Stumbling Forward…
A terrorist attack. A vote against a popular war. A re-election campaign.
Rebecca McElroy is looking forward to retiring as she nears the end of her second term in the U.S. Senate.
Clarissa Rogers, the senator's young speechwriter, is glad to be out of the campaign business and has no intention of ever going back.
Then terrorists launch a devastating attack on Washington that drives the country into a bloody war and changes everything for the pacifist senator from Minnesota.
Clarissa's sent home and is tasked with managing a campaign the experts predict is doomed to fail. They're running against fear and anger—and public opinion. All they have to go on is the senator's conscience.