"If he's guilty, he'll probably go to jail," Mom pointed out. "At the very least he'll lose his job, and maybe even his license to teach." "That if he's guilty," Dad said with emphasis. "What do you mean 'if'?" Cody exploded. "There's no if about it! Liberty said he tried to rape her. Don't you think she would know?" Liberty Hayes has just moved to Sutter's Crossing and is the talk of the town. She has plenty of money and everyone wants to be her friend. When Liberty accuses a male teacher of sexually assaulting her, the rumors start. Val, her new best friend, is torn between believing Liberty and trusting her old friend Ryan when it comes to the truth. What is the trouble with Liberty? Kristin Butcher is a former teacher turned writer and reviewer. The Trouble With Liberty is her second Orca Soundings title. Her first, The Hemingway Tradition, garnered rave reviews.Butcher, Kristin is the author of 'Trouble With Liberty', published 2003 under ISBN 9781551432748 and ISBN 1551432749.