In 1999 in Australia, Sergeant Rick McCoy investigates the murder of a woman found packed inside a suitcase.
The killer abducts another victim and threatens to dismember her slowly. His life is further complicated by a marriage in tatters. Frustrated at every turn, he is paired with glamorous criminal psychologist and profiler Patricia Holmes.
While trying to rebuild his marriage, he finds himself in a desperate race against time to free the victim and fight his desire for his new partner.