Alice Wiklund, a young investigator at the National CID in Stockholm is assigned to assist Scotland Yard with a long-drawn-out case. They are hunting a serial killer, who is calculating, ruthless and who marks his victims with a bizarre declaration of love.
Alice devotes herself to her new task, but soon realises that not everyone in the team appreciates her presence. Her life in London becomes more complicated when she meets the bartender with the amber eyes, who drives her almost mad with desire. But what is he hiding behind his frustrating arrogance?
When Alice understands what she has to pay in return for the truth, it is already too late, and the line between her work and private life has become blurred.