MIDNIGHT MASS - The Investigation
The morning after the spectacular Christmas Eve robbery of Trinity Church, Amos Freeman is surprised to get a call from a mayor’s aide telling him to be at the Mayor’s Mansion at 2 p.m. “It’s Christmas Day, fer Chrissake!” he yells. “Be there,” he’s told.
Mayor Lindstadt has the top political and police honchos gathered to organize the investigation. But he surprises them (as well as Freeman) when he plucks Freeman out of NYPD obscurity, appointing him as his personal liaison to Operation Trinity.
As he delves into the investigation, Amos’s life is pulled apart by different forces: his dead-end marriage, the tension on the job, and now by an assignment the mayor will not let him turn down – a job that tosses him into the unsavory stew of conflicting agendas among the power elite of New York City’s political leaders, police department bosses, Wall Street financiers.
Oh, and by the fact that he’d been sleeping with his ex-partner’s wife. An ex-partner who was killed by the robbers.