Molly Appleby is on cloud nine. The talented reporter and senior staff writer for Collector's Weekly just got engaged to the man she loves. When she takes time off to plan her wedding and shop for a vintage gown, the spunky writer with a growing reputation for finding corpses and solving murders vows to her family and fianc ̌to avoid trouble at all costs-until the wedding photographer she visits turns up dead in his home, the victim of foul play. So when she's not busy shopping for the perfect dress or sampling endless varieties of cake, Molly once again finds herself attempting to unravel a mystery, and the endless string of women spurned by the playboy photographer leaves no shortage of suspects. When another corpse turns up and Molly discovers that the woman who sold her a gorgeous vintage gown might be the murderer-and that the gown itself may be linked to a decades-old crime-Molly must summon all her sleuthing skills to find the killer before her preparations for the big day become plans for her funeral.