"Its very real seductiveness lies in its ironic description of issues that are secondary to the investigation." - Le Monde. On vacation with her husband in an idyllic Italian valley, Police Inspector Simona Tavianello stops at the local beekeeper's shop to buy some honey, where she finds a body lying in the entrance. Simona tries to avoid involvement - she is, after all, off-duty. But when she realizes that the murder weapon is her own gun, what can she do but take charge?