A gunman is loose in Malmo and he's targeting immigrants.
The charismatic head of an advertising agency is found dead in his shower.
Inspector Anita Sundstrom wants to be involved in the murder investigations, but she is being sidelined by her antagonistic boss.
She is assigned to find a stolen painting by a once-fashionable artist, as well as being lumbered with a new trainee assistant.
She also has to do to restore her professional reputation after a deadly mix-up in a previous high-profile case.
Then another prominent Malmo businessman is found murdered and Sundstrom finds herself back in the action and facing new dangers in the second Anita Sundstrom Malmo mystery.