DI Hillary Greene is called out to attend a suspicious death at Three Oaks Farm in the picturesque village of Steeple Barton.
The large farmhouse is filled with music and revelers, but when she steps into the farm's cowshed, Hillary finds a dead bride. Dressed in a sumptuous white wedding gown, the young, beautiful redhead had clearly been strangled.
But not everything is what it seems, and the victim turns out to be at the center of a web of jealousy and intrigue in the close-knit village. Many of the villagers have a motive for murdering her but they're not giving up their secrets easily.
Can Hillary discover the real reason for this brutal crime and cope with the spiraling revelations about her dead ex-husband?