The Silver Gavel tells the story of Nicole Patricia Broadhurst, wealthy socialite and tough businesswoman. It is about her position in life and her love affair with the very talented Preston Clayton Atwood II, who struggles with his sexuality. Nicole has inherited the chairmanship of a large, powerful, and influential charitable foundation. For years, Nicole has wanted to restructure the foundation and now is her opportunity. It is a story about Nicoleas love child, her struggle to keep her position, and finally, the real love of her life.