A murder is committed inside the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Stella’s former client is caught red handed over the body. Stella decides to take on the case and is determined to figure out exactly what happened.
With her investigation into the murder in the Ministry, Stella has ruffled the feathers of some powerful individuals and is advised to stay away. Instead, Stella grows more determined.
Regina, an influential investor, is found murdered in her family’s lake house at Swanlake. Her young niece is under suspicion for the crime and in their despair her family contacts Stella in the hopes of clearing her name.
After some surprising revelations, Stella is back to square one and is forced to rethink the whole case. Thorunn and her colleagues have left a long trail of clues behind them that lead Stella into contact with dangerous individuals.
A Chinese government agent and a true villain is trying to get a hold on sensitive information that Stella has in her possession.
Stella is on the run, both from the police and from the Chinese embassy agents. If she is to clear her name she has to crack the case swiftly and avoid being arrested and sent into exile while doing so.