Planning New Year's resolutions to rid her life of all things unhealthy, Elizabeth Parker has dumped fatty foods, processed sugar, and her two-timing boyfriend. Indeed, the invitation to a murder-mystery party on New Year's Eve at her Aunt Winnie's new Cape Cod B; B comes just in time. But when the local wealthy miser ends up the unscripted victim, Elizabeth must unearth old secrets and new motives in order to clear her beloved aunt of suspicion. The suspects include the town gossip, a haughty rich woman, and an antiques business owner. If that isn't bad enough, Elizabeth must also contend with her childhood nemesis, Peter McGowan. Is it any wonder her resolution to achieve inner poise is in tatters?