Crunch Time – Hodges and Jerome have a breakthrough in the Rothstein case; Holly gets a strange inheritance; Morris makes a frightening discovery.
Bad to Worse – Alma gives Pete a scare and instructs Morris to do the same.Pete revisits the local bookstore. Hodges and Jerome fear for Holly ahead of her taking the stand.Finkelstein tells Lou that she must silence Brady. Holly and Lou deliver powerful testimony.
The End of the Beginning – Jerome discovers a connection between Alma and Rothstein. After an attempt by Morris fails, Alma pays a visit to Second Story Books. Hodges visits the Saubers family and confirms their worst fears about Pete. Lou learns her fate.
Mommy Deadest – Holly takes on a questionable roommate; after receiving an unexpected visitor, Ida seeks advice from Hodges; Alma and Morris decide they need more leverage.
Great Balls of Fire – Morris can’t make sense of Danielle’s disappearance. Ida clocks Pete’s growing appreciation for Rothstein’s work. Alma approaches Marjorie Saubers. During Lou’s trial, Pace calls Hodges and Montez to the stand. Holly and Finkelstein grow closer.
Love Lost – Bill and Roland convince Holly to visit Lou and provide moral support as Lou’s competency exam approaches. Jerome learns an interesting fact about one of Rothstein’s former girlfriends, and Danielle learns about Morris cheating on her with Alma.
Trial and Terror – Alma and Morris zero in on a suspect. Jerome continues to make strides in the Rothstein case. Hodges shares his guilt over Lou’s current situation with Ida. Lou’s trial officially begins, and she has some suggestions for Finkelstein.
Madness – As she is evaluated for mental competency, Lou continues to be haunted by Brady. Morris and Alma hatch a plan to recover their spoils.
No Good Deed – The murder of iconic local author John Rothstein devastates Hodges. When unpublished works of Rothstein’s are suspected to be stolen from his home, Hodges launches an investigation.