Lawyer Andy Carpenter agrees to represent a thieving German Shepherd belonging to a man accused of murder, but stumbles into a bigger conspiracy.
Recovering from both physical and mental traumas, Chief Inspector Gamache seeks solace with an old friend in Quebec only to be dragged into a current murder investigation and haunted by an earlier one.
A transatlantic cruise to New York to make amends to an old friend gives Vi Hetherington the chance to examine her past, appreciate the present, and consider the future.
Trouble brews in a peaceful suburb when overweight, crazy Annie moves in and develops an unrequited crush on her next-door neighbor.
Charity bears surprising fruits for Clara Purdy, who takes in three needy children while their mother undergoes treatment for cancer.
A strange friendship forms between Leo, a teacher at an all-girls' prep school and a new male teacher who had an affair two years ago with Leo's wife.
When a do-gooder attempts to return an envelope of money found on Portobello Road in London, it sets off a series of dangerous events.