Welcome to Banford, where townsfolk are family, tea is hot, and murder is inevitable.
Cassie Bridgestone's life is simple. Along with running her country d cor shop, she loves to cuddle her cat, sip tea, attend church, and watch birds.
But then, things go awry.
First, the handsome but mysterious Daniel opens a bookstore in her building and challenges her to face long-buried feelings about her previous relationship.
Then, a friendly fishing tournament turns deadly and her friend is accused of murder, throwing Cassie's world into a tailspin she might never recover from.
Unless she finds the real killer.
But the folks in Banford have secrets. Secrets they'll do anything to protect, including bringing Cassie's life to a quick and surreptitious end.