Suzie is super smart, very successful and flawed, she believes herself to be unlovable. She is seeking redress for her father's murder but the case is cold. Her route around insufficient data, is to design a cutting edge case management solution and sell it to the Metropolitan Police, so she can plunder their data. Owen was a personable, successful police officer, a Chief Superintendent. That was until his wife and daughter were destroyed by a bomb meant for Owen. He is seeking a path to oblivion, eschewing friendship and support in his dark quest. Suzie's plan progresses, she is seconded as a Detective Sergeant, to trial her software. On being tasked to solve a violent murder, Suzie's singular focus is subverted by her desire to find justice for Sarra, the violated victim of the crime. As the truth relating to the murders is slowly revealed, Owen who doesn't want love comes closer to Suzie who can't be loved. Will their budding friendship be allowed to blossom, or will death or the dark sides of their natures intervene?