Someone's ringing slay bells and Callie, her bodacious
Cousin Lovie, and the basset hound who believes he's the
King reincarnated must go on the hunt for a killer who's
anything but jolly.
It may be Christmas in Tupelo, but
there's precious little peace in the valley for the
Valentine gang. Callie Valentine Jones' not-quite-ex Jack is
trussed up like a holiday turkey, recovering from a
shattered leg. Cousin Lovie's on the rebound, looking for
love in all the wrong stockings. And Elvis the basset hound
is out for revenge on the Lhasa Apso who's been singing
"Merry Christmas, Baby" to his sweet French poodle behind
Everyone finally gets into the spirit when
Uncle Charlie is pressed into service as Santa at a weekend
charity event in the mall. But Yuletide cheer turns to
Yuletide fear after a killer tries to zap Charlie back to
the North Pole marked "Return to Sender"--and sends Rudolph
to the big reindeer pen in the sky.
find out who's decking the mall with Christmas corpses,
Elvis and the Valentines fill up their sleigh with suspects.
Could it be the cookie lady who puts more than sugar into
her Christmas goodies? The deranged vet who vows to barbecue
Santa? Or the former beauty queen who's been stalking
Charlie in her spare time? Can the Valentine gang unmask
this devil in disguise in time to turn their "Blue
Christmas" all Christmas-y and white?