Summer of Fear Benevolent, diplomatic though often harried NYPD homicide detective Antonio Guardini has always separated his role as a police officer from that of a devoted husband and loving father of two children, Sarah and Peter. For Antonio and his wife, Cheryl, the glue that has preserved their 20 – year marriage through stormy times is the couple’s unwavering Catholic faith. Being devout Roman Catholics, the Guardinis are stalwartly prolife. When a mysterious killer with ice in his veins suddenly begins slaying abortion doctors in New York City, the dedicated cop and family man struggles with his steadfast personal convictions and his role as a protector of public safety. As the blistering hot summer trudges along and the body count rises, the NYPD joins forces with City Hall to create a task force with the desperate hope of finding the skilled assassin and putting a stop to his paralyzing reign of terror. Antonio quickly finds himself working alongside six other detectives pulled from precincts around New York. The hardworking investigators quickly get to know each other as well as the motives and mind of a guileful murderer who never leaves behind even the slightest trace of evidence and meticulously plans his killings. Antonio becomes increasingly consumed by the mentally draining case. His relationship with Cheryl, Sarah and Peter begins to suffer. He desperately tries to uncover the true identity of the man the press has dubbed “The Abortion Killer” all the while unaware that the cagey predator is close to him.