Becky Patterson escapes the stifling life at her father's parsonage for an exciting life as a mail-order bride...only to learn her potential groom is part-time preacher Jake Underwood. Her dreams of working alongside Jake in his store stall when an itinerant preacher wants to ordain Jake as pastor of the growing church. Will Becky accept God's calling on her life - or will she reject Jake's love and the future God has planned for them?
The feud between the Graces and the Gaynors is still going strong more than a century after its inception in the 1891 Oklahoma land run. Newspaper editor Penn Hardy is murdered during the reenactment of the most famous gunfight in the history of Grace Gulch, Oklahoma. Cici Wilde, owner of a vintage clothing store, feels compelled to investigate when police suspect people close to her. She soon discovers her talent for sleuthing equals her flair for wearing period clothing.
"Great Clean Mystery Linked to History of Town"
Two years have passed since the last murder rocked Grace Gulch. Life has settled down for the three Wilde sisters. The town is celebrating the opening of the MGM Center for the Arts with a clue-driven scavenger hunt, and Cici expects her first child in six weeks. Newcomers have joined the community, including Cici's mother-in-law, Gilda Howe. Cici's peace is shattered when an art studio burns down with a body inside. The missing artist quickly becomes a primary suspect because of his public breakup with the victim.
"A Murder, a Mural, and a Mother-in-Law"
Cici Wilde's fiancé, Audie Howe, calls her with disturbing news. Her store's been broken into and worse, someone murdered the intruder. The victim clutches a string of pearls in one hand and a threatening e-mail in the other. It reads "I know what you're doing. Meet me at Cici's Vintage Clothing at 8:30 p.m. Saturday night." With the discovery of the body, a recent spate of ugly e-mails throughout the Grace Gulch community becomes intensely personal.
"Vintage Clothes, an Acting Company and Murder!"