Sam and James A Test of Will is the continuing story of Sam and James. It is the third of a series. The first was the award winning A Police Action and the second was the highly acclaimed Sam and James The Missing Teen. The action takes place some seven years later when the couple is married and have a family. They have a successful business and have a vast ranch in Colorado. The action starts out with a murder on the streets of Washington DC. Through their friendship with the parents of the victim they are dragged in to try and solve who killed the young man. The crime gets Sam and James involved in a conspiracy, which threatens to drag the pair down and may cost them all of that they have achieved. More importantly it reveals and exposes all of the couples hidden secrets. The caper tests all of their resolve and puts into question their will to see the mystery to the end.