She's beautiful, street-smart, and hoping to leave her troubled past behind her ... Makedde Vanderwall has finished her studies and is ready to start practising as a forensic psychologist. She's also starting a new life in Australia with her detective boyfriend Andy Flynn ... Hoping to scrape together some extra cash, Mak begins doing part-time work for an infamous Sydney PI. With a knack for investigation and bending the law, Mak might just have stumbled across her true calling ... and the career choice that could finally bust up her relationship once and for all. Then she is hired to investigate the murder of highflying PA Meaghan Wallace. The police believe it's an open and shut case: a junkie street-kid is guilty. But Mak discovers that the case is a lot more complicated ... and if the boy didn't kill Meaghan, then who set him up? And how far will they go to keep their guilt a secret?