This is a novel of love, lust, crime and passion. Sasha Perlov is a man of conflict. Striving to secure the beach communities of New York City destroyed by Storm Sandy and haunted by the world he left behind in Russia. As a NYPD detective, he finds himself driven by passion for a woman whose husband has been found dead on the living room floor. It is Sasha's duty to find out who is responsible for his death. As a modern Inspector Javert, Sasha never gives up a case; he hates loose ends. The son of a Jewish dissident and the grandson of the Hero of the Battle of Stalingrad his family's tortured past never leaves him. The tangled web of history follows him to America--the New Jerusalem.
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This Sasha Perlov mystery novel continues the exploits of our detective. This time Sasha's Russian cultural and language skills place him in the middle of the murder of a young diamond merchant. The jeweler is a member of an exotic Central Asian Jewish community more Persian than Russian. The group is linked by international police to Colombian drug dealers. Sasha's investigation takes him from the streets of the New Jerusalem (America) to the original Old City as he seeks informants and contacts. spies, couriers, hush money and money laundering figure in the novel.