"Exactly a year after he reported on a killing spree in the town of his unhappy childhood, English journalist David Whitehead ... returns to the scene of the crime in response to an anonymous message. Someone--who?--warns that the killing is about to begin again. Is tragedy somehow woven into the fabric of the town? Will the people closest to last year's victims ever find ways to heal their broken lives?"--
When several diamonds are stolen from a jewelry store in Marseilles, the heist bears the hallmarks of the supposedly retired Pink Panther gang. After a child is accidentally killed in their getaway, the thieves resort to desperate measures to fence the jewels. This sparks a series of events that set a British insurance-loss adjuster, a French-Algerian cop, and a Serbian soldier turned diamond thief on a dramatic and dangerous collision course.