Ellie James, an investigative journalist, is picking up the pieces of her relationship with Johan after revealing that one of his best friends is a serial killer, when bodies start appearing around Stockholm. Each corpse found is frozen and posed as if in the middle of a conversation. The local police are baffled and can’t seem to find any clues. Who did it, and how?
A woman is then accused, and a crowd of vigilantes gathers, ready to punish the alleged perpetrator. But is she actually innocent?
As Johan falls under the spell of the Citizens for Justice task force, Ellie must find the real killer before Johan takes matters into his own hands and is unable to go back on his actions…
Filled with surprises at every turn, the book follows Ellie as she races against the clock in this breathless Scandinavian psychological thriller.