Spring has sprung in the charming tourist town of Fredericksburg, Texas, and one of the tastiest attractions is a trip to Tally's Old Tyme Sweetsuntil a bizarre burglary leaves a bitter aftertaste . . .
Tally Holt is thrilled to see her new replicas of vintage sweets displayed in the window of Bella's Baskets, a gift basket shop owned by her friend, Yolanda Bella. There's just one problemthe creations appear to be melting. The ladies assume the culprit is the broiling heat of the Texas sununtil that night, the store window is smashed, and there's only one thing missing: the replicas.
Tally is positively stumped. Clearly, the useless fake candies are more special than she bargained forbut why? When a rash of seemingly unrelated burglaries sweeps through the area, Tally is determined to sleuth out the answerand stop a thief from killing more than the town's appetite . . .