Makedde Vanderwall has her PhD and is ready to begin her new life in Australia with her detective boyfriend Andy Flynn. Hoping to scrape together some extra cash to start her own forensic psychology practice, Mak begins working part-time for an infamous Sydney private investigator. With a knack of investigation and bending the law, she might just have stumbled across her true calling - and the career choice that could break up her relationship once and for all. Then Mak is hired by a mysterious client to investigate the murder of A-list PA Meaghan Wallace. The police believe it's an open and shut case but Mak discovers that it's a lot more complicated, uncovering a dangerous web of deceit, killers for hire and the sleazy underworld of the powerful and dabauched rich.