Another humorous romp in the life of Meg Langslow as told by Donna Andrews. Meg is helping to organise the Virginia Un-Fair but when vandalism of some of the exhibits is discovered and two birds are stolen from the poultry exhibit before the fair opens she is also involved in solving these mysteries. Then the murder of the former husband of Meg's friend, Molly, poses another threat to the event. Who is the murderer and are the events interlinked? Fortunately Meg is able to enlist the help of the many members of her family in order to unravel the mysteries.