Brodie is approached by the Jewish community to solve a series of thefts. But the thief is found dead, knifed by the owner of the house he was robbing. When the householder is also found murdered, the whole community is in uproar. But when Brodie investigates further, he discovers that the dead man was a sadistic camp guard. Is there a group of Nazi guards hiding among the genuine Jewish refugees? Meanwhile, Brodie is plunged back into the horrors he witnessed during the liberation of Poland. And when it begins to seem that the guards are protecting someone high up in the old Nazi organisation, Brodie faces the biggest moral dilemma of his career.