Stefan, my antagonist in Courting Danger, certainly hopes so. He is pinning his hopes – and his freedom – on his father being able to ‘incentivise’ the judge so that he can walk free.
But, can money buy your way out of any problem? This is the essence of one of life’s great ironies: Success leads to money. Money rarely leads to success.
Sorry, Stefan, it seems you might just have to tell the truth and be damned!