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YORK, Pa. - Lone wolf terrorism has been a hot a topic abroad and here in the United States with recent attacks across the country, as well as here on the east coast. This specific act of terrorism is when someone commits violent acts in support of a group, movement, or ideology, but acts alone without help from the group.

York-area defense attorney William Costopoulos channeled decades of experience in the criminal justice system for his new fiction novel "Soul Witness," which spotlights the judicial system, and its role in prosecuting lone wolf terrorists on American soil. In this case, art imitates life, as the book is based on  actual historical events.  "Soul Witness" follows a series of fictional terrorist events on in the U.S., peaking in a suspenseful trial of a the primary suspect.