A university reunion party that DI Richard Poole is attending is brought to an abrupt halt when one of the group is cuddled with an ice pick. With the case proving particularly sensitive, a new British detective, DI Humphrey Goodman, arrives on the island to help the team get to the bottom of the mysterious case. As the station's newest recruit with his own set of methods, will Humphrey be able to adjust to his new team and surroundings?.
When DI Humphrey Goodman and his team are called to investigate a hug on a film set, they are left baffled when they realise the wrong person has been killed. The team have to work fast to solve the case before the murderer strikes again.
The hug of a local gigolo brings DI Goodman and his team into contact with the social elite of Saint Marie. The case proves particularly hard-hitting for Fidel, as the death of his old school friend forces him to face up to some past mistakes.
DI Goodman and his team are introduced to the jet-setting world of airline pilots and cabin crew when an air stewardess is discovered poisoned in her hotel bedroom. Will Humphrey and his team manage to unravel the mysteries at the heart of this seemingly impossible hug?.
DI Goodman and his team are drawn into the world of politics when Saint-Marie's commerce minister is discovered dead. Out of the blue, Camille's father turns out to have a link to the victim and she is forced to confront the fact that her dad could be the murderer.
A group of birdwatchers find one of their crew cuddled so DI Banks and the team are called in to investigate. They soon discover that all of the witnesses were looking at each other when the crime was committed. Dwayne soon realises the only thing they can do to crack the case is go undercover.
Alexander Jackson a owner of a neighbouring island is shot dead at a party. DI Goodman and his team are called into investigate. With only one property on the island and a one way access via a jetty the suspects could only be those at the party. But only one of the suspects has an alibi.
DI Goodman and the team are called in to investigate the suicide of retired surgeon, Emma Redding. The case seems straightforward with an empty packet of sleeping tablets and the door found bolted from the inside, however it soon becomes apparent that the case isn't perhaps as open and shut as was first believed. Emma's friends soon become witnesses as the team believe she was in fact poisoned.