Second-rate British journalist, Ewan Strachan, is invited to interview an old university friend, Mick Roslyn, who is now a leading film director in Sweden. On arrival in Malmö, Strachan is in for a terrible shock when he discovers the dead body of Roslyn's glamorous film star wife. The growing list of suspects includes a celebrity stalker, the director's business partner and the men behind the murder of Swedish premier Olof Palme in 1986.
Among the investigating team is the attractive Inspector Anita Sundström, who soon captivates Strachan. Then Strachan's world is turned upside down when Anita arrests him for the crime. However, she isn't sure whether he is the real murderer or has been set up. Anita battles to find the answers amid the antagonism and animosity of her colleagues. The exciting trail leads to death on Scandinavia's highest building before one final, unexpected twist in the first Anita Sundström Malmö mystery.