When elderly Morey Gilbert is found lying dead in the grass by his wife, Lily, it's a tragedy, but it shouldn't have been a shock - old people die. But when she finds a bullet hole in his skull, the blood washed away by heavy rain, sadness turns to fear. It looks like an execution... Soon a whole city is fearful as new victims are found, killed with the same cold precision. All elderly. All apparently blameless. Detectives Gino and Magozzi race to uncover a connection and their best hope of doing so may be Grace McBride - beautiful, damaged survivor of an earlier killing spree. And the answers, it seems, are buried in a terrible past.