In Paris, a priest is murdered and dumped into the Seine. But he has taken a secret with him to his death - a secret that reveals itself during his autopsy and reawakens dark memories. Jennifer Browne, a young and ambitious FBI agent, is assigned to the case. This is her last chance to kick start a career that has stalled after one fatal error of judgment three years before. Her investigation uncovers a daring robbery from Fort Knox, and Tom Kirk, the world's greatest art thief, is the prime suspect.
"Another narrator distraction"
Tom Kirk, legendärer Meisterdieb, hat ein Problem: Nicht nur ein gewagter Einbruch in Fort Knox wird ihm zur Last gelegt, sondern auch ein Mord.
In London wird ein Mann ermordet in seinem Krankenhausbett gefunden. Sein Mörder ist mit einer grausigen Trophäe entkommen - dem abgetrennten linken Arm. Jenseits des Atlantiks bricht eine Bande in das NSA-Museum ein und stiehlt die Enigma-Codemaschine aus dem Zweiten Weltkrieg. Und in Prag wird ein scheinbar wertloses Gemälde aus einer Synagoge entwendet.
Sevilla. Während die vermummten Büßer durch die Stadt ziehen, rennt ein Mann um sein Leben...
A year has passed since Tom Kirk, the world's greatest art thief, decided to put his criminal past behind him and embark on a new career, on the right side of the law. Then three major thefts occur, and suddenly Tom is confronted with a deadly mystery and a sinister face from the past.
Whilst investigating the theft of a stolen Da Vinci - The Madonna of the Yarnwinder - reformed art thief Tom Kirk is confronted with the horrifying sight of a cat nailed to the wall where the painting once stood. He instantly recognises the sign as a greeting from his old enemy, Milo. Then Tom finds out that a long-time friend in Seville has been murdered.
Tom Kirk. The world's greatest art thief. Jennifer Browne. An FBI agent desperate for a second chance. Cassius. The criminal mastermind controlling the art underworld. In Paris a priest is murdered, the killers dumping his mutilated body into the Seine. He has taken a secret with him to his death, a secret that reveals itself during his autopsy and reawakens memories of Depression¿era politics and a 70¿year¿old heist. Jennifer Browne, a young and ambitious FBI agent is assigned to the case.