L.J. Carter’s move back to Julep, Mississippi has been much more complicated than she ever imagined. She discovers that her momma’s death was actually a murder, and Momma’s ghost is still hanging around to talk about it. But now, L.J. is embroiled in several more homicide investigations, and she may have stumbled upon some of the dark secrets of the Sons Of Mississippi. Her relationship with Van, the hunky shrimper, is in a constant state of flex – and his kisses turn her brain to mush. Bless her heart and Oh, my, Lanta – things are happening in Julep!