Fonnie Beachum a retired nurse and an amateur sleuth continues her recovery from a stroke. She can now walk without a cane but still tires easily. She makes plans to attend a wedding at the beach and asks Keisha Riggs her former home-health aide to accompany her. The ceremony is lovely and the newlyweds leave for their honeymoon. It's then that events take a dark turn a sudden death becomes suspicious and people go missing. Is the culprit among the wedding party or guests? Fonnie and Keisha both learn that investigating the mystery is a very hazardous thing to do.
Fonnie Beachum is recovering from a stroke. She has graduated from a wheelchair to a quad cane and is now ready to go home. Her grandson a rookie cop will be living with her so everything should be fine. However the town of Groverton North Carolina is embroiled in controversy over a proposed landfill. Bebe Englehook a social activist has formed CATWAG (Citzens Against Toxic Waste At Groverton) to fight the landfill. Fonnie's loyalties are torn between the owner of the landfill company an old friend and Bebe who is a new friend. A demonstration against the landfill is brought to an abrupt halt when a female body is found at the site. Fonnie teams up with Bebe to find out more about the murdered woman and why she was killed. Their investigation leads them on a hazardous trip a wild car chase and a search for hidden evidence. In the final showdown Fonnie learns that a cane can be a formidable weapon.
Joseph M Knight