Growing up in Peculiar County, Kansas, is a mighty...well, peculiar experience. In 1965, things get even stranger for Dibby Caldwell, the mortician's fifteen year old daughter. A young boy's ghost haunts Dibby into unearthing the circumstances of his death. Nobody—living or dead—wants her to succeed.
Jolie finds a dead woman in Ocean Alley Hospital's restroom, and soon she's on the lookout for a runaway teenager and whoever planted the dead hospital budget cutter in her path. Jolie’s also planning another crazy fundraiser for Ocean Alley's food pantry—this one a Corn Hole Contest. Is Jolie putting her trust in the right people, or will misplaced trust see her hurt—or worse?
Real estate agent Ellen McKenzie is looking for a new building for Grace House, a residence for needy women, and the search is interfering with her plans to marry Chief of Police Dan Dunham. Then Old Dr. Sadler is murdered, and every suspect is connected to Grace House. After it burns down, all the residents move in with Ellen and Dan. Will they ever solve the murders and get their lives back?