It's the annual Pecan Festival in Whiskey Creek, Georgia, and Jolene Claiborne is ramping up to beat the competition in the pecan pie bake-off. While conducting tours at Pineridge Plantation, Jolene encounters a restless ghost in the library with a bloody mystery. Trouble arrives when Scarlett Cantrell pops in from Heaven to act as interpreter between the living and the dead. One mystery is enough to solve, but when the bank president keels over dead after tasting Dixieland's entry in the pie bake-off, and her father is fingered for the deed, Jolene finds herself entangled in two mysteries linked by greed and murder. Undaunted, she delves into the past to uncover a crime so hideous its secrets reach out from the grave to once again bring family tragedy to this lovely Southern town. But, meddling carries a heavy price. Will her sexy cowboy cop stay or take a hike?