Three murders with the same M.O.- but different guns. The only apparent link is a shady criminal defence lawyer. Gloria and Michelle get assistance from a detective from another division and sparks fly between him and Gloria. Gloria has babysitter problems.
A prestigious private school is rocked when a beloved college advisor is found stabbed to death in her apartment. During the course of their investigation, Gloria and Michelle discover a world where parents, students and professors will do anything for an Ivy league acceptance letter. When Gloria's son, Nick, gets a high score in a statewide exam and is thought to be gifted, Gloria must decide whether she wants to send her son into the high stress world of a private school.
When two young lovers, known as the "Newlywed Bandits", are found dead in their honeymoon suite on the morning they were to report to jail, all signs point to a double suicide. However, Gloria and Michelle uncover some evidence that may prove otherwise. Back at home, Gloria deals with her son, Nick, who has become obsessed with texting.
When a well-known plastic surgeon is murdered at his hillside estate, Gloria and Michelle dig through a growing list of suspects to catch his killer. As the case gets more complicated, so does Gloria's personal life with the return of her ex-husband, James (Jay Karnes), who is back in town to tie up some loose ends in their divorce.
When the owner of a popular food truck is found dead, Gloria and Michelle's investigation leads them to a world full of hostility and bitter rivalries. Meanwhile, Davey helps set up the PTA's online auction and, unbeknownst to Gloria, volunteers her to take a parent on an official LAPD ridealong.
When a well-known "hairstylist to the rich and famous" is found dead in his home of an apparent gun-inflicted suicide, Gloria finds it suspicious, despite having no evidence to dispute the finding. Meanwhile, Gloria and Davey's mother suddenly shows up for a visit, throwing their lives into upheaval, and re-surfacing some painful memories for Gloria. Patty Duke guest stars.