"Another cigarette and a shot of whiskey. It would be a cold and lonely night like any other, if I were not called to investigate an ingenious murder at the Casablanca Hotel..."
Thomas Falken is a retired police detective, facing the midlife crisis, divorced and far from his children. He is tired of dealing with common cases like scams, robberies and adulteries. His monotonous life has suddenly changed when he got a call to investigate a murder that appeared to be much more complex and deeper than any other case he has been used to. Mystery City is a dirty, dangerous place. A cosmopolitan city, alive, vibrant and full of puzzles!