The sequel to¬†The Three Miss Margarets. Having ruled their tiny Southern town with a velvet grip for decades, the sight of the formidable Miss Margarets – Li’l Bit, Maggie and Peggy – gathered on a porch is a sign that’s all with the world, even if they are in the company of the notorious Laurel Selene McCready, a wild child from the wrong side of the tracks. But when Miss Peggy dies and leaves her entire fortune to Laurel, the townsfolk are in an uproar. Not only has the no-account girl become the wealthiest landowner in town but she’s inherited its biggest employer – Garrison Gardens – and a whole heap of trouble. As Laurel struggles with the sudden responsibility for her home town’s future and the shady’s lawyer’s attempts to strong-arm her into signing over power of attorney, she stumbles across a dark secret concerning the former first lady of Garrison Gardens and her own pt suddenly becomes clear.