When New York Police Detective Jack Reeves is called to the local newspaper office to investigate a reporter┐s murder, he discovers that the victim was once his wife Ashley┐s colleague at The Chronicle. Immediately, he recalls that the man┐s reputation was less than stellar. Fortunately, Jack and his partner, Ryan Parks, can utilize Ashley┐s connections to compose a list of possible killers. Frank Finnegan┐s ruthless, cavalier persona left most of the people entangled in his professional and personal affairs┐news sources and subjects, friends and rivals┐with reasons to want him dead. Before Jack can dream of taking Ashley on an overdue vacation, he and Ryan must comb the city to track down each of the aggrieved suspects who populate the headlines of Finnegan┐s final days.