Alex Johns is a burned-out Philadelphia psychologist who wants to accomplish something in his life. God knows, he certainly isn’t feeling a sense of accomplishment as he sees client after client fail in therapy. Then, a friend of Alex’s dies in an arson. And one of Alex’s clients, who is on probation, makes a statement during therapy that leads Alex to believe that the client knows something about his friend’s death. Alex has found his meaning. He dons his detective hat again to try to solve yet another crime in Good Intentions, the second book in the Alex Johns series. He gets plenty of help from a childhood friend, a Philadelphia detective. Alex, yet again skirting the ethical rules of his profession, sees what he can learn from the inside. Along the way, Alex becomes embroiled in a mob war. Along the way, Alex and his friend, Carter, try to catch the killer. But will the killer catch Alex first?