When Callie finds a locked car with an unidentified dead man and a poisonous snake inside, she's busy caring for her sick father and helping with her brothers' weddingstoo busy for any detecting.
Then Mrs. Joyner wants her deceased husband's fingerprints preserved in gold. Callie takes the prints, and the sheriff discovers Mr. Joyner isn't the man his wife thought he was.
Two men, both dead from poisoning. Callie vows not to get involved, but when her brother Frankie is poisoned, too, and the sheriff goes missing, it's up to Callie. She must catch a killerbefore she winds up cosmetizing the corpse of someone she loves.
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