A bullet is fired from a gun and follows the shortest path between two pointsin most cases. But in this intriguing story by Gary Matheny, the bullet at the heart of the novel travels a circuitous path. Through decades of war, around the world and as it touches the lives of families to its exciting climax. The trajectory of a bullet, then, may never be as straight forward as it seems as the reader learns in this exciting tale of one bullets journey to its fitting end. Matheny keeps the readers interest as he takes the bullet on a path that only a good storyteller can imagineand make believable. The reader must get to the very end of the book to grasp the importance of one single bullet in the life of those who have survived its history.