When Russian mortgage broker Fay Zonis is found murdered in her office, for seemingly no reason, it sends chills through Philadelphia's Russian-American community. As detectives hone in her killer, the investigation sends shockwaves around the world.
Northeast Philadelphia's Crescentville neighborhood is known for tranquility seldom seen in major cities. But when a mother, her boyfriend, and daughter are found slain at home, the community wonders whether the violent murderer is one of their own.
When Philadelphia Mainliners Courtlandt and Alexandra Gross are found murdered in their home, detectives begin the hunt for a calculated killer which takes them from one of the wealthiest zip codes in the country straight into the heart of Philly.
When expectant mother Natise Johnson is found murdered days before she is due to give birth to her first child, Philly detectives focus on those closest to her. But soon they find Natise's life is much more complicated than anyone ever knew.
Five months before Philly restaurant manager John Thurberg is to be married, his fiancé is devastated to learn of his murder at work. The motive is initially not clear, but when police question employees, they uncover a web of secrets and lies.
When Philadelphia jewelers Patty and Richard Zimmerman are found executed in their Society Hill townhome, police suspect a robbery gone wrong. But, when they discover nothing has been taken, they realize the motive may be far more sinister.