A gunman is loose in Malmoe and he's targeting immigrants. The charismatic head of an advertising agency is found dead in his shower. Inspector Anita Sundstroem 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 Malmoe businessman is found murdered and Sundstroem finds herself back in the action and facing new dangers in the second Anita Sundstroem Malmoe mystery.