When Maggie and Steve begins to receive gifts in the post, both are puzzled and ask themselves who their mysterious benefactor can be? An admirer? Someone with a crush on Maggie - or someone playing a very dangerous game?
Maggie must find a potentially violent teenager who has escaped from a top-security remand centre. Her assignment is a difficult one. The girl hates men, her parents - and has sworn to kill Maggie on sight.
When confronted with personal tragedy, DI Maggie Forbes and Det Insp. Russell are forced to examine their feelings about mercy killings. Maggie in particular has to examine her own judgment of the case.