The Fourth Nicholas Linnear Novel - follows 'The Miko'.
Years ago, Nicholas Linnear promised that if ever Mikio Okami asked for help, he would give it. Now, with a summons to the beautiful, enigmatic city of Venice, the time has come. What Nicholas does not know is that Okami is the Kaisho, the boss of bosses of the Yakuza, the Japanese underworld.
In America, Mafia godfather Dominic Goldoni is killed in bizarre, ritualistic fashion. Lew Croaker, ex-cop and Linnear's best friend, is persuaded out of retirement to follow a mysterious trail into something altogether darker and deeper than a gang war . . .