National bestselling author Susan Wittig Albert returns to the small town of Darling, Alabama, in the 1930swhere the ladies of the Darling Dahlias garden club are anything but shrinking violets when it comes to rooting out criminals
The Texas Star herselfMiss Lily Dare, the fastest woman in the worldis bringing her Dare Devils Flying Circus to Darling. Unfortunately, shes also bringing a whole lot of trouble. As the Dahlias prepare for the annual Watermelon Festivalwhere they will present the famous female aviatrix with her own Texas Star hibiscusrumors are flying.
Dahlias president Liz Lacy learns that Miss Dare has been threatened and her plane sabotaged. Apparently the bold and beautiful barnstormer has made plenty of enemies. And is it possible she may be involved with the husband of one of Darlings local ladies?
As the Texas Star barnstorms into town, Liz and Verna Tidwell offer to help bring down a saboteur who may be propelled by revenge. Before its all over, there will be plenty of black eyes and dark secrets revealed