Wealthy socialite and notorious party girl Vivian Bowers has been found dead of an overdose, and no one is really surprised. The heiress to the Bowers pharmaceutical empire has been tabloid fodder for years: wild, pretty, privileged...and now dead at the age of 32. But for FBI agent Will Moreno things don't add up with this suspicious dynasty.
Joanna's undercover operation leads her to get closer with Samantha Bowers and spend more time with Julian. Amid heavy scrutiny from the board of Bowers' Pharmaceutical, Edward is fired from the family company. A stranger comes into Mia's life, causing her to make some hasty decisions.
Joanna discovers Julian has something to hide from the night of Vivian's murder. Senator Haverstock gives Edward disturbing news about his past. Meanwhile, Sofia and Robert meet Mia's new boyfriend. John Larroquette guests.
The truth about Mia's real mother is revealed when the story is published for everyone to see, ruining her debutante ball and shattering the life she thought she knew. Julian tries to rekindle an old flame who can help them get their new cancer drug on the market. Will and Joanna put their feelings aside to focus on solving Vivian's murder.