As the temperature drops the body count rises. Firefighters race to put out a blaze at a remote farm-house, only to discover two young girls alone in the house. Their mother is gone—and in her place is the dead body of a man, frozen into a fetal position. Two chess pieces made of ice are arranged on her doorstep.
Then it happens again. A missing woman. A frozen body. Chess pieces made of ice. DC Dove Milson and her team are on the case, but time is running out to stop the killer. Then ice sculptures are left outside her front door. Is this check or checkmate?