It is November, 1938. Stella Bled Lawrence had kept her promise to take a package to an address in Paris but now she and her husband Nicky realize that their work is not done. Abel Hershmann's cousins are determined to learn the fate of their uncle in Vienna and that means heading there despite the danger. When Bled tries to help them she will have to deal with a canal city plagued with floods, personal injuries that only get worse, and the people she wants to protect have vanished. Meanwhile, the SS officer so wanting the package she had delivered has not given up.