When a law enforcement officer dies under highly suspicious circumstances, it sounds like a perfect case for Australian Detective Carol Ashton. Too bad she's the suspect. Attending a rigorous FBI training course in the United States, Aussie top cop Carol Ashton feels a little out of her element - but is she out of her league as well? After a bitter argument with an instructor, Carol is shocked to find herself accused of murder.
Framed, friendless and far from home, Carol soon discovers that her only ally is a female FBI agent with a not-so-hidden agenda. But will there be time to find the real killer as the evidence against Carol mounts and the clock ticks down on her career, her freedom and her life?