""This is a sensitive and satisfying exploration of the way Javier moves on. " "
This is the last book in the Inspector Javier quartet, set in Seville. Inspector Jefe Javier Falcon is called in when a suitcase containing millions of Euros is discovered in a car involved in a massive crash. Both drivers are dead and suspicions of Russian Mafia connections make big waves in the establishment.
A vicious and violent war for ascendancy develops between different factions of the Mafia. A bomb attack in Seville involving religious conspiracy, a brutal murder of one of Javier's contacts, connections with a long time friend turned spy and the kidnapping of someone close to Falcon are all inter-related and push him into making some difficult and life changing decisions.