'Eric', said Larry Davenport.'Come round to the flat, will you? As quickly as possible. It's Catia. She's been murdered. Here. In my flat.'
For Detective Sergeant Eric Walden, this phone call has serious repercussions. Not only is Larry a friend, he's also another cop, and the main suspect. As the case unfolds Eric finds it increasingly difficult to maintain an objective view. Has he misjudged Larry? What about Catia's mother? Why is she acting so strangely? And where do the two Brazilian musicians fit in?