||Spring knocks on Kate Steven's door with the promise of the renewal of life and hope. Kate's career as a crochet designer and author is on the upswing as she prepares for the publication of her second book and the blooming azalea garden at the home of Rachel Anthony, a well-know widowed judge and close friend of Kate's agent, is the perfect photographic backdrop. The editors and photo crew have the run of Rachel's home in Sage Hills, Texas, during the photo shoot. Little do Rachel, Kate and the rest of the crew realize that the pastoral setting is about to take a macabre twist of fate. When a gardener unearths a tragedy hidden for decades, Kate and her best friend and neighbor, Vivi Lawrence, set out to solve the mystery.