Jane gets a chance to occupy an aesthetic minimalist house . Now , One Folgate Street is a house where you have rules to be followed and any violation of the rules mean termination of the tenancy . The rules are laid out by the architect of the house – a man for whom perfectionism and minimalism are almost an obsession and One Folgate Street is a reflection of his ideas and aspirations . Jane discovers that her predecessor Emma died under mysterious circumstances and starts putting together Emma’s life to find an answer to the question – What happened with Emma ? Who is actually behind her death ? Meanwhile we have Emma ‘ s parallel account of her life at One Folgate Street and the readers get to know the truth behind her death . Jane ‘ s experiences can be best described as reruns of Emma ‘s . But would Jane stumble upon the truth on time to save herself from the killer ? Or does the same fate await her ?