Discovered by his young altar server, Father O's body lay on the floor of the sacristy - his throat slit. And so Monona Quinn, editor of the weekly Mitchell Doings, finds herself writing a profile of a dead man for the second time in three months. And just like last time, Mo become obsessed with uncovering his killer, regardless of her husband's misgivings and her own safety.
An extremely conservative Catholic radio show, a highway expansion, and millions of dollars all seem motive enough for murder. With the help of sassy Southern detective Lashandra Cooper, Mo sorts through the town full of suspects to find the truth.