It’s Fall Fair Week in Clear Springs, and introvert Marnie Tipton has a big choice: leave her hometown for her dream of culinary school or settle down with her boyfriend (and boss) Stuart Johnson. But when he proposes in front of the whole town, Marnie panics.
Of course, Stuart was making a grand gesture, but when Marnie finds him frozen stiff in his restaurant’s walk-in the next morning, she becomes the prime suspect.
Marnie is in a ditch without a tow-rope, and her third cousin twice removed Sheriff Bryson Best has her in his sights. But Marnie’s not the only one in town who wanted Stuart — a newcomer with some secrets of his own — silenced for good.
To clear her name, Marnie’s going to need all the help she can get.With her dependable best friend Dina and her gossip-loving mother on her side, Marnie’s prepared to do whatever it takes to catch the real murderer. She’s desperate to stay out of the clink, but will her quest lead her right into a killer’s snare?