Dr. Dulcinea Chambers is honored to welcome abstract artist Logan Dumbarton to teach a master class at the Maine Museum of Art. However, Logan seems to vacillate between annoyingly sniveling and irritatingly egocentric. When he fails to appear one morning Dulcie learns that he never woke up. Someone doesn’t seem to think he’s worth all the trouble, and Dulcie needs to find out who.
What seems like a simple scuba accident draws in an unwitting Dr. Dulcinea ("Dulcie") Chambers when police discover her cell phone number written on the hand of the victim, along with a pricey van Gogh painting in a watertight tube. Dulcie is busy enough, but finds herself diving in to solve this mystery as her relationship with Portland Police Detective Nicholas Black also reaches new depths.
Dr. Dulcinea Chamber's old boyfriend Brendan MacArthur presents a gift to the Maine Museum of Art: a very old bottle of wine. The museum hosts a wine tasting, but someone doesn’t make it home - they’re found on the sheets of ice floating in Portland harbor. Detective Nicholas Black is on the case, but is irritated by Brendan MacArthur. Is it jealousy or is something else more dangerous at play?
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