Ness, Joel and Toby are facing a new change in their lives. His eccentric grandmother, ready to evade its responsibilities, decides to abandon them in front of the door of the house of his daughter, aunt of the children, who live on the outskirts of London marginal. The lives of three brothers has not been easy so far and it will not be starting now. Ness is an unpleasant teenager who juguetea with drugs and crime. The smallest, Toby, is a child with learning and living anchored in the unit he feels for his brother Joel, a little older than him and that seems to assume the responsibility of holding together his strange family. Such an environment, as evidenced by the author of the book, frames the way forward Reversing to find the source of evil, to find the start almost invisible terrible events of one day coparn the front pages of newspapers. At the time, the murder of Helen Lynley occupy the attention of everyone, but what was the true origin of the crime?