Recently divorced, she lives with her mother and thirteen-year old daughter Abigail.
A casual date turns into an encounter with the gourmet detective Henry Ross who portrays himself as a charming and confident man with a refined taste for food. They are thrown together when an investigative journalist dies at a restaurant owned by Henry's friend.
All guests are suspects including Henry but he is paired up with Detective Maggie Price since he knows everyone and everything about the food industry in town. Henry meets journalist Kathleen Evans who has something to tell him but she goes missing the same night.
Henry and Maggie must work quietly to catch the unsuspecting culprit as secrets, affairs, and scandals emerge.
After a single hallmark actors at the restaurant, Leo ends up dead with Henry and Maggie working the case. Tensions between them increase as their exes reappear. Both are forced to question their feelings for each other while the single hallmark actors leads them to Leo's family treasure.
They attend a wealthy businessman and Henry's friend, David Weston's birthday party where Henry is catering food. During an enactment of a scene from the eighteenth century, a fake gun ends up killing one of David's four children.
It is up to Henry and Maggie to find the killer as it gets likelier that he or she may be a family member and other family members may be in danger as well.