Edna Davies’ Christmas preparations have been delayed by her having to tend to a husband immobilized with a fractured kneecap. Suddenly, the holiday is less than a week away and she doesn’t even have a tree. Adding to her worries, a winter snowstorm threatens to strand her two youngest children in Colorado. When a new acquaintance is murdered and Mary Osbourne disappears, Edna’s days are further complicated. Juggling family problems with the search for her friend, Edna meets a killer and may miss Christmas.