A mother is found dead along a snowy pathway after dropping her son off at nursery school. She is the fourth murder victim to be found in a short time displaying the same characteristics.
News reporter Annika Bengtzon is trying to start a story on it when she is told that her husband has been kidnapped in Kenya.
As the murder spree continues, the police begin to think they have a serial killer on their hands. Meanwhile Annika is faced with impossible demands from her husband’s kidnappers.
Two mysteries to be solved before the body count rises further…