Lexie Starr, a widowed library assistant, converts her boyfriend's B&B into a haunted house for Halloween.
But when a young college student is found truly dead in the makeshift coffin in the parlor, the Alexandria Inn has a second murder on the books.
Fearing for her boyfriend's business, Lexie sets out to solve the murder on her own.
It seems every suspect has an ax to grind with the victim, until Lexie's determination and impulsiveness turns up the real killer. Now she has to prove it before becoming the coffin's next occupant.