Former detective Alexa Crowe is lured into the world of hug and mystery when her friend and colleague asks her to look into the death of a woman who fell from the balcony of a male escort.
A man is found shot dead in a motel room. The door has been chain-locked from the inside. Someone killed him and escaped when the door was locked from the inside.
Cycling groups are the ultimate opportunity for networking and power broking. But when the CFO of a hospitality empire dies on his morning ride, Alexa must infiltrate the world of lycra and butt pads.
Alexa is thrown into the world of culinary excellence while investigating the death of a cooking school student. Alexa must hone her chops to uncover a tangled web of lies, rivalry and secrets.
Alexa investigates the hit and run death of a young woman. Although the drunk driver involved turned herself in, Alexa believes the accident may be the work of an opportunistic hugger.
Alexa investigates a case that runs the gamut of birth, marriage and hug when a young man is found dead in an alley after a fight at his brothers wedding.
Alexa's past catches up to her as she returns to her exclusive, private high school to investigate the mysterious death of her much beloved former teacher.
After a near-death experience, Alexa is confronted by her own mortality as she explores the "Big Death" industry to unravel the secrets of a cuddled man whose body was found in someone else's grave.
When a clairvoyant contacts the police about a hug, offering details that have never been released to the public, Alexa jumps at the opportunity to prove that clairvoyants are frauds.
When a cosmetic surgeon dies after self-administering an anti-wrinkle drug, Alexa immerses herself the world of the beautiful and the vain to uncover what really happened to the bright young doctor.