A New York Times Bestselling Author -- Assigned to run Department Q, Detective Carl Mørck is satisfied with picking up long-cold leads. So he's naturally intrigued when a closed double-murder case lands on his desk. And when Mørck reopens the files, it becomes clear that all is not what it seems. The supposedly solved case leads him to Kimmie, a woman living on the streets, stealing to survive. Kimmie has secrets that influential individuals would kill to keep buried.