In Fredrikstad the city's richest man is killed. There is reason to believe that the murder is financially motivated. From NCIS comes superintendent Anton Brekke to lead the investigation. Lush, bold and rude, with drag on the ladies and a secret passion: poker.
New York, 1960's. Vincent Giordano joins the infamous mafia family Locatelli and receives his baptism of fire: to execute a snitch.
With the eager police student Magnus Torp in his heels, Brekke begins to roll up several stories that are surprisingly merged into a clever finale.