.The novel is A Shot In The Dark, and is about a young woman named Alice, a worker for a criminal organization- turned wanted assassin. Sheis looking for a briefcase, though she works for the White Death. After taking the briefcase, she does the unexpected and is now a nationwide wanted criminal. She must travel discreetly to Italy to escape the FBI and CIA. Will she make it, or will she be locked up in a cell for life? Find out by reading the book.