Klarissa, 26 years old, takes intensively care of her mother Waltraud who has a terminal illness. However, Waltraud isn't grateful, but amused because she doesn't want anyone's pity. As she doesn't like Klarissa's boring boyfriend Marius, she -together with her partner Enno- tries to convince her daughter to leave Marius and enjoy her life. Enno also wants to improve the women's relationship, which changes Klarissa's feelings towards him dramatically.
When a teacher kidnaps a girl from a prestigious school, homicide detective Alex Cross takes the case, teaming up with young security agent Jezzie Flannigan, in hopes of finding the girl and stopping the brutal psychopath.
A socially awkward but very bright 15-year-old girl being raised by a single mom discovers that she is the princess of a small European country because of the recent death of her long-absent father, who, unknown to her, was the crown prince of Genovia.