The youthful private-eye-in-training, Jerome. K Jerome Bloche—more Will Ferrell and Humphrey Bogart than Spade—is off to the French countryside, eager to solve his first real case. But an emergency summons from the Baron de Verville leads to an unexpected disappearing persons case, with two quite unhelpful suspects—the Baron’s own adult children! And neither seems too concerned with the current state of affairs. For Jerome, the gothic architecture, secret passages, hidden closets, and suspicious characters are the perfect ingredients for a murder mystery!