No one was surprised when the wealthy socialite and drug addict Vivian Bowers was found dead of an overdose, except for FBI agent Will Moreno. He is convinced that the death was a homicide, and that someone in Vivian's family did it. He gets help from Detective Joanna Locasto, who at one point had been Vivian's best friend. When Joanna attends the funeral, the family embraces her, offering her a place to stay. She then begins to undercover secrets about how Vivian died, putting herself in danger.moreless
Joanna, now working as Robert's secretary, continues to look into Viviana's death. The Bower family faces some problem regarding Lyritrol, Bowers Pharmaceutical's new cancer drug. Edward finds out that he is a suspect in Vivan's death.
Joanna spends more time with Julian and gets closer to Samantha. Edward is fired from Bowers' Pharmaceutical and Mia picks the wrong guy to hang out with.
Joanna suspects Julian is hiding something. Mia introduces her new boyfriend while Senator Haverstock tells Edward strange things about his past.
Mia's debutant ball turns ugly when everyone gets to know the truth about her biological mother. Julian wants to get a new cancer drug on the market and looks for help in an old friend. Joanna and Will focus on Vivian's murder.
Mia runs away after discovering who her biological parents really are. Will investigates Edward regarding Vivian's murder.
As Julian is about to put Bowers Pharmaceutical's new drug in the market, Edward makes a shocking discovery. Haverstock tells Mia who he really is and Joanna goes on a dangerous chase.
Edward goes pubblic with all he knows about his family's company, causing Bowers Parmaceutical a big PR blow. Havestock comes clean with Mia. Joanna tries to escape from a hit man.
Robert starts suspecting Joanna and her reasons for being at the family house and company. Mia decides whether to help Haverstock as Joanna investigates Julian's girlfriend. Sofia meets an old friend.
Joanna discovers a set of shocking videos. Will fires Joanna and julian helps the FBI to get evidence against Audrey. Edward turns himself in and Wyatt is released from prison. Mia helps her biological father.
Vivian's case is reopened and the identity of her killer is revealed. Edward realizes everything that has happened but still has to deal with his wife's condition and those responsible for that.