College professor, Amy (Jill Wagner) is working on a play, when the main actress' life is threatened, so she works with Detective Burke (Kristoffer Polaha) and try to figure out who is lying and keeping secrets.
There have been a rash of "middle of the night" break-in burglaries at the commercial establishments on Main Street in Garrison, Washington, the latest to be hit being the pharmacy. Out for an early morning run, Garrison Police Detective Claire Tate is knocked unconscious and hospitalized in coming across the burglary in progress. Meanwhile, Garrison Community Playhouse is mounting a production of Shadow of Death. Movie and stage star Bella Brightman, who, along with her current husband Duncan Spencer, own property in town, has agreed to star in this community theater production as a favor to the town. Because she specializes in crime fiction, Elmstead College English Professor Amy Winslow is the production's dramaturge. There seems to be as much drama behind the scenes as there is on stage, as there may or may not be secret romantic liaisons between various people working on the production, much of the scuttlebutt centered on Bella, which is probably why seemingly jealous Duncan has ...Written by
TV cop error 101: The detective while jogging sees a fresh break in. She has her phone in her hand and no weapon. Instead of calling it in and awaiting backup (which in a town that size that time of day would be under 5 minutes), she enters the store. She is subsequently knocked out. An actual police officer would recognize the risk vs reward of entering an unoccupied store unarmed and would not do so. The only time an officer would do something like this is if there was someone endangered inside the building. See more »