Two suicides. One deadly connection.
Following disciplinary action, PC Sarah Gladstone, a happily married mother of two, is reluctantly enrolled onto Mavenwood's fast-track Detective training programme, alongside fellow new officer, the charming and confident Joel Johnson.
As she begins her investigative training, her tutor, DS Dales, a long-serving police officer with the emotional scars to prove it, warns her about the insidious nature of detective work. He’s concerned that Sarah's career will leave her as it’s left him—bitter and with a string of broken marriages.
When a woman is found dead in a luxurious hotel room, Sarah attends what at first appears to be a routine suicide. As the case unfolds, she begins to uncover a disturbing pattern of sinister connections and unlikely suspects that lead her a little too close to home...