DI Poole is beginning to cope with the tropical climate of Sainte-Marie. After the owner of a former sugar plantation, Roger Seymour, is found with a machete in his back, Poole and the team have an impossible case to try and solve.
After a young nun is discovered dead in her smoke-filled bedroom, DI Richard Poole and his team are soon called in to investigate. What looks like a tragic accident caused by a lit cigarette soon turns into a murder investigation after Richard works out that the nun didn’t smoke the cigarette that killed her.
A body is discovered floating in the pool of a luxury cosmetic clinic and manages to present a complex case for DI Poole’s team to try and crack.
DI Poole and his team find themselves becoming involved in a mysterious plot of pirates and ancient myths after a treasure hunter is found murdered in the jungle.
Camille is upset when her best friend, Aimee, a singer on a Caribbean party boat, collapses while on stage after a night of music and cocktails. Aimee shockingly then dies in Camille’s arms and it looks like that she has been poisoned.
After a British tourist is discovered dead in her luxury villa, strangled by her own scarf, it initially looks like that a robbery has gone wrong. Richard notices though that the situation is similar to a case he heard about back in London.
As Hurricane Irma comes close to hitting Saint Marie, the islanders are battening down the hatches. The team are needed at a murder scene of a young meteorologist called Leo Downs.
After a shot is fired at a charity fundraiser, Malcolm Powell is discovered dead in his study. Malcolm’s PA, Vicky believes that she knows who the culprit is, a mystery man named Jack Roberts who had an appointment with Malcolm and was seen arriving and then fleeing the scene of the crime. After Richard and his team attempt to locate the suspect, they discover his abandoned car nearby with no clues as to his whereabouts or motive for wanting to kill Malcolm.