This new novel introduces John Watson, a crime reporter, and his wife, Diana. The story shows how they deal with never-ending episodes of gun violence in their personal lives. Diana, successfully struggling against a cancer diagnosis, is unable to have children. They adopt a nine year old boy and a nine year old girl. Their daughter, Trish, loves playing soccer and does well in school. Their son, Brian, is bullied in middle school and grows up to become a disturbed young man with an uncommon fondness for guns. Midwest Book Review says this is "a deftly crafted novel and highly recommended!"