Kate and Doris become estranged when Doris refuses to discuss a murder in which a bloodied body is found in a barn. Also Kate's deepening relationship with Shelbyville detective Sam Williamson ends when he discovers she will be spending the summer with an old high school sweetheart in southern Indiana. Doris eventually confides in Kate and together they solve the mystery of the Body in the Barn.
Amber Sanchez and her brother-in-law Eduardo denied their physical attraction. Amber always rationalized his appeal as being typical for Eduardo was an overconfident male; smart, spoiled and oh-so gorgeous Eduardo Sanchez never had so much moderation. His lure to his sister-in-law was toxic and his inability to bed her led to an unsuitable obsession.