As the newest stranger in town, Gen soon discovers that the people of Little Beaver are an eclectic group that includes a Native American, a lumberjack poet, and a sheriff unwilling to disclose the details of Pretsler's disappearance. As Gen begins immersing herself in her six-week adventure, she learns further information about Pretsler that leaves her with more questions than answers. But when Gen is left to deal with troublesome students in her classroom, what she finds soon draws her into the murder investigation and leaves her teaching career in jeopardy.
Dontcha Know? shares the tale of a young woman's adventure in a small Minnesota town after she agrees to take over a missing teacher's classroom and finds herself embroiled in a complex mystery.