The Christmas Angel is a welcome sight during the winter season, but not this year. A killer is afoot in Badger's End, cutting a lock of hair from his victims and sticking a gold angel on their foreheads. Cecily Sinclair Baxter already promised her husband that she'd take a hiatus from sleuthing. But three killings have created a blizzard of bad publicity and guests are canceling their hotel reservations. She will have to find the angel of death before he strikes again, leaving murder under the tree.