The second in the Department Q series from Danish award-winning crime and suspense writer, Jussi Adler-Olsen. Detective Carl Mørck, his assistant Assad, and a new colleague, Rosemary, are the team that solves Denmark's coldest of cold cases. The plot and suspects are more sinister than in The Keeper of Lost Causes. Twenty years ago a brother and sister were brutally murdered. A suspect from an elite boarding school and his clique of friends, who are now in the upper echelons of society, are somehow involved. However it is Kimmie, a bag lady, who holds the secrets that will solve the crime and she is on the run from being killed and from her own troubled past.