A sniper has Washington's corrupt elite in their sights. Detective Alex Cross could be next.
Alex Cross is planning his wedding to Brianna Stone when the killings begin. Two of the capital's most hated, corrupt politicians, slain by a sniper's bullets - and there are more to come. Public opinion is divided: is the marksman a murderer or a hero?
As the media frenzy intensifies, Cross battles over jurisdiction with an FBI rival - and soon receives a call from the Mastermind, his deadliest adversary.
Cross's worst fears are coming true: the Mastermind is in D.C., and this time he won't stop until Cross and his family are dead...