Tracy gets involved in a cold case over 20 years old where a journalist disappeared while investigating some sensitive issues. The daughter of the victim asks for Tracy's help and it gets Tracy into trouble and danger.
Jack and Maggie are working together again; Maggie has discovered what Jack is capable of, and her ex-husband, Rick is convinced Jack is behind some vigilante killings that are occurring across the state. Rick's bloody fingerprint is found at a murder scene, and Maggie has choices to make.
Martha Mason, a popular, highly respected member of the community is found murdered when she disappears to see an old friend while enjoying a day at the races. As Henry Johnstone investigates, he finds that Martha may not be the woman they believed her to be.
Angela Parker heard noises in the night and told her daughter they were going to play hide and seek. Angela and her husband were murdered, but six year old Zoe was nowhere to be found. Amanda Steele investigates.
Verity and her husband Sidney visit her family for the holidays and when her Great-Aunt Ilse shows up with her maid, the prejudices against Germans become obvious and her maid is murdered. Verity feels she must get to the bottom of this.
When Hannah's roommate, April, was found murdered, she testified against a faculty member which resulted in his conviction. 10 years later he died in prison and Hannah wonders if she helped convict an innocent man.
Aloysius Archer has traveled to Los Angeles to see his friend Liberty and celebrate the new year with her. He meets one of her acquaintances who says she needs a PI and hires Archer. When he goes to meet her, she is missing and there is a dead body at her home.
Henri Koskinen, a nerdy insurance actuary, inherits his brother's adventure park and is threatened by the mob to pay his brothers gambling debts. Henri's involvement puts him in grave danger. This novel is well-written and very funny.
One of the worst serial killers in history, Durrant, is freed from prison and is now killing again. DCI Jericho, whose wife disappeared during Durrant's earlier killing spree, is working to find him again.