CHARGE: To discover how CC could be electrocuted in the midst of a curling match in Three Pines without anyone seeing a thing.
FACTS: Chief Inspector Armand Gamache is called back to Three Pines to investigate a suspicious death on the day after Christmas. We are re-introduced to some familiar faces, as well as some new arrivals. Some of the facts uncovered are more brutal than the climate of a Canadian winter. What secrets lie hidden beneath seeming innocent facades?
VERDICT: Guilty, as charged.