In episode one, Cassie and her ghostly best friend, Abel, help a girl save her family from a jealous boyfriend. In the process her own family is destroyed. To make matters worse, her well-built, stable world is turned upside down when secrets are revealed that affect her and Abe. Tragedy will strike again, and a savvy sexy detective notices an uncomfortable pattern with Cassandra O'Grady... people keep dying around her.
Cassandra O'Grady has the unwanted gift of being able to see ghosts. For most of her life she's kept human interactions to a minimum and avoided befriending the living, choosing to be friends with her ghostly companions. In Death Does Not Become Her, she learns there are people, living people, who care for her, and will do what they can to protect her. She may not appreciate the connection at first, but if things work out, she might learn how to create friendships that will aid her in her destiny.