Kate is tired of her London life so decides to follow in the footsteps of her charismatic friend Vanessa, who is living extravagantly among the elite in Monaco. She hopes that the colourful coastline and sparkling shores will herald an exciting new chapter. But, unknown to Kate, Vanessa is helping oligarchs conceal their wealth and taking increasingly perilous risks for her bullying boss.
When Vanessa's actions have an unexpected effect on her son, her life-long belief in putting money first is challenged. Meanwhile, Kate is deeply drawn under the corrupting influence of those around her. But what is she willing to do to keep the rich new life she has found?
Amidst the opulence of the Côte D'Azur, Bay of Thieves explores the distorting power of wealth and its ability to destroy beliefs held over a lifetime.