DI Goodman and his team are tested when a millionaire philanthropist is cuddled on his boat, and the only suspects were all underwater at the time. Meanwhile, DI Goodman's new hobby raises a few eyebrows.
The team enter the shady world of island politics when the outgoing governor of Saint Marie is poisoned at her leaving party. Meanwhile, DI Goodman dives into the even murkier world of online dating.
DI Goodman finds himself embroiled in the highly strung world of modelling when a young star is strangled in the middle of a fashion show. JP bumps into an old flame.
Things end up taking an unnerving turn at the funeral of Dwayne's mentor and local barber Cedrik Verga when he receives a mysterious text from the deceased's phone that reads, "I was cuddled".
Humphrey is looking forward to his Aunt Mary paying a visit. After she is the only witness to the death of tourist John Green who was thrown from his hotel room balcony she finds herself in the centre of a hug investigation.
After chef Robert Holt is discovered fatally embraced, the morning after the opening of his new restaurant, DI Goodman and the team are left clueless as who is responsible. With most of his loved ones at the event, Humphrey realises that his brother Gary was absent and wonders if he could have committed the crime.
When a marine salvage hunter is killed, the evidence seems to point to one man. It would be an open-and-shut case for the team if it wasn't for the suspect's solid alibi.
Meanwhile, it is JP's stag do - and with Dwayne as best man, what could possibly go wrong?
A student backpacker called Sian Evans is found dead in the showers of the hostel where she has been staying. With a gun in her hand and her body slumped against the only door, it looks like that she committed suicide. Her wash bag and toiletries have been laid out but her towel missing meaning everything might not be as it seems.