Amsterdam’s most famous Police commissioner, who was head of the Drug & Murder Brigade, is found poisoned at the age of 81 years old. Why not let nature take its course?
The investigation is handed to Jac Roggeveen and her squad in Amsterdam. Jac is DNR’s youngest DCI, outspoken, rather Dutch in many ways.
As Jac and her squad begin to probe the former Commissioner’s life, they uncover a trail of drugs, murders and corruption that leads from Amsterdam’s infamous Red Light District to The Hague, Belgium and Spain.
The criminal underbelly of Amsterdam is brought vividly to life by an author who worked in the legal profession in The Netherlands for many years and who has been involved in some of the country’s major cases of the last twenty years. Many of the characters are based on real people and real events. The book is the first of a trilogy DCI Jac of Amsterdam.
Part 2 in this series DCI Jac of Amsterdam will be A Deadly Spiral
A murderous spiral of killings break out in Amsterdam. DCI Jac’s squad are ordered to take charge of the investigation when the most horrific quadruple murders ever to take place in The Netherlands threatens to engulf the city in a deluge of blood. A power struggle for control of the lucrative drugs market is taking place. Can Jac & her squad stop the killings before more dead bodies are discovered? Over it all the shadow of Katja looms over the city.