A homicide in Airisto that shocks the entire nation. A strange crime on the Crow Nation Reservation in Montana, USA. What is the common denominator?
A ferry drifts without a helmsman in the mist of the Turku archipelago . Jussi Vares and his female companion happen to steer their boat to the scene and are confronted with the worst nightmare of their lives.
Over the coming weeks the boat is continuously in the papers. At the same time, far away in Crow territory in Montana, a woman who has fled Turku is forced to look the cruellest evil in the eye.
The New Pharmacy pub is where Mister Crow, who has travelled a long way, meets Jussi Vares for the first time. And Vares receives a mission…