When carefree restaurant worker Donald Ott is found shot to death on Christmas Day, friends tell police he didn't have an enemy in the world. Then Lt. Joe Kenda learns of a relative with a long criminal history who might hold the key to the mystery.
Some women have short fuses and when their blood boils get out of their way. A couple's New Year's resolution ends in a murderous rampage; a pious parish housekeeper hides a sinful secret and a Christmas drink between neighbors has a deadly hangover.
When a beloved couple vanishes just before their annual Christmas party, their family fears the worst - and police must do everything from posing as the Mafia to coaxing information from threatened witnesses in order to solve a years-long mystery.
The Tiede family has been preparing the ultimate Christmas getaway. But when they arrive at their Utah cabin, two violent criminals-a Satan worshiper and a convicted arsonist-have ransacked the home and are about to unleash unimaginable violence.
Rumors fly in the small town of Auburn, New Hampshire after well-known local George Jodoin is found murdered in his bed and the top three suspects are his close friends.
Girl Scout leader Lillian Jarvis is the last person to make enemies. So when the young mother is killed by a mail bomb, secrets explode across the community as her dark past is revealed. Wendy Williams hosts.
A car pulls into a Long Island gas station with a mother shot dead in the front seat. Her husband claims a stranger shot her on the highway, but he's foggy on the details. Is this a case of deadly road rage, or does he know more than he's telling?
A young woman is found murdered in her Portland, OR apartment on Christmas Day and investigators soon learn the terrifying truth about her vicious killer.
Pamela and Michael fall back in love, twenty years after the high school sweethearts break up. But the issues that first drove them apart have intensified over the years—and their second chance at love turns deadly.
In December 1998, the body of telemarketing manager David Stevens is found in a torched car in La Jolla, California, the victim of homicide. Detectives encounter a rogue's gallery of suspects and outlandish leads on their way to finding the killer.
Rick and Suzanna Wamsley are at odds with their children. When the happy couple are found shot and stabbed to death in their own home at Christmastime, investigators must untie a tangled knot of family conflicts to solve the puzzling case.
When Danielle Davis is found dead in her college apartment, strangled with the cord from her laptop, Statesboro, GA police know they'd better be quick and find this co-ed's killer. When they discover you can't judge a book by its cover?
When a beloved matriarch is found murdered in her Hubbardston, Michigan home, investigators cast a suspicious eye on friends and neighbors, determined to solve the small town’s first homicide.
Bigfork, Montana is known for producing hearty men. Some are so rugged they seem programmed for murder. This tiny town will soon face not one--but two--murders, that appear random but are actually connected in a shocking way.