• A truck has an accident in the mountains.
• A driver and several women are dead.
• Reader is introduced to Guido Brunetti and Paola Falier.
• Brunetti's rocky relationship with Patta is introduced.
• Carlo Trevisan is murdered.
• Reader is introduced to Elletra Zorzi.
• Author introduces Sergeant Vianello
• Brunetti and Vianello visit Franca Trevisan.
• Rino Favero is found dead in his car.
• The death may be suicide.
• Brunetti tries to connect the murders.
• Brunetti and Vianello make a game plan
• Chiara talks about undercover work.
• Paola is angry.
• Topa is brought in to help with the case.
• Topa is arrested.
• Brunetti meets Lotto.
• Favero's death is ruled a suicide.
• Brunetti is not convinced.
• Brunetti meets della Corte.
• Brunetti makes contact with a prostitute.
• Brunetti questions the prostitute.
• Brunetti visits the Chief Justice.
• A story about the Chief Justice's son is revealed.
• The judge is able...
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