Samira is dead. She died last night. But now she is looking down over the roofs of Marseille. She remembers how he strangled her. Olivia Rönning is struggling to come to terms with her brutal entry into the world. Cut from the womb of her murdered mother, she is left with haunting dreams. When Olivias friend Sandra Sahlmann discovers her fathers body hanging in the hall of their house, the police initially assume suicide. But something doesnt sit right. Having veered away from her budding career as a police office, Olivia knows she should leave this alone.