David Mitre finds himself the focus of attention for an assassin while helping FBI Special Agent Delia Delacorte in her latest case in Amsterdam.
“It takes a thief to catch a thief . . .”
The last thing fugitive crime writer David Mitre expects as he's cruising along an Amsterdam canal is to be the focus of a bizarre murder attempt . . . But why is he being targeted? He hasn't even done anything wrong. Recently.
After the would-be assassin tries again, David is rescued by Delia Delacorte, the FBI Special Agent he locked horns with in Cyprus. In return, Delia wants his help to prevent the theft of a priceless painting from the Rijksmuseum.
Meanwhile David is also attempting to find a friend's missing daughter, allay the suspicions of the local police and evade the assassin, all the while devising a plan to stop the theft.
His plan: he'll steal the painting himself . . .