Setting: Toronto, 1960. Mo Gold and Arthur Birdwell aka Birdie, are fish out of water. Mo—Jewish and sardonic. Birdie—Black, thoughtful and gargantuan—a Caribbean prince. Private detectives. Henry Turner disappeared eight years ago. Without a trace. His mother wants him back. Mo and Birdie try to find him. They search high and low. Henry has become the invisible man. Mo has family issues. His brother, Eli, is a rotten gambler and in hock to John Fat Gai—the city’s most notorious Chinese gangster. Mo’s father, Jake, is in prison on a manslaughter beef. When Jake breaks out of the Don jail, all hell breaks loose. Two women, Adele Rosewell and Evelyn Scott, beguile Mo. His heart and body suffer. The city is known as Toronto the Good. Mo never sees that side.