Where's Lorena Alger? This is what everyone in Ash Lake, Florida is asking about their most famous resident - a young girl about to be canonized as a saint, a young girl who hasn't moved from her grave in over 150 years. Now she is gone, and her grave is now occupied by the fresher corpse of the cemetery caretaker. Great grandniece Ronnie Lord is determined to aid the town sheriff in Lorena's safe return. She finds it isn't an easy task when a nosy reporter and stubborn relatives get in the way.
Murder, is that your final answer? High school senior Jason Greevey seems to think so. When winning contestants from a local restaurant's trivia contest begin turning up dead, runner-up Jason worries that he will be the next weakest link!
Allayne Witt was the "local girl made good" of Ash Lake, Florida. One of daytime's most popular stars, Allayne wins further admiration for her fight with breast cancer, and high school friends Ronnie Lord and sister Gina are happy to assist with her needs, despite the chaos involved in preparing for Lorena Alger's canonization. When Allayne unexpectedly dies, however, her mother Lorraine is convinced a murder got to the star before the cancer did.
What does one expect to find in the mind of a killer? Veronica Russo, bent on avenging the murder of her sister, seeks a therapeutic alternative to mayhem keeping a journal at a writer's workshop, but finds her desire for destruction is too powerful to ignore. She resists the advances of Jack Daniels, an aptly named aspiring writing with a fondness for drink, but when she rebuffs him once too often is her life in danger instead?