When a former sixties radical is murdered during a string
of random sniper attacks, the All Souls Legal Cooperative
must settle his surprisingly large estate. Then private
investigator Sharon McCone comes across a new will, made
just days before he died, that disinherits his two
children in favor of four unknown and unconnected parties.
McCone sifts through Perry Hilderly's belongings, but
finds little to explain this puzzling change - until she
uncovers a .357 with the serial number burned off.
As McCone tracks down the new beneficiaries she discover
that the shootings aren't so random after all and that the
dead man isn't the only one with a lurid past. To link the
heirs to the killings, she must follow a treacherous trail
of evidence that travels from the Vietnam years to the
present. But along the way the elusive sniper waits in a
homicidal rage and takes aim - this time at All Souls and