When Al asks his favorite niece to become the interim manager of his restaurant, Unincorporated, she hesitantly agrees. Ashley’s lack of experience in the industry makes her apprehensive, but her recently earned degree hasn’t attracted any job offers. Hopefully, hard work and dedication on her part, and swift surgical recovery on Al’s part, will prevent the venture from becoming a disaster.
Struggling in her new role, Ashely is confronted with an antagonistic chef, a gruesome murder and personal threats, all testing her attitude and self-confidence. A demanding role in a community fundraiser, a damaging storm and lack of strong local friendships put Ashley’s life in a state of turmoil.
The homicide investigation continues to lead authorities to Unincorporated, to its employees and to Ashley. Temptation to bail on her commitment
grows by the day, but devotion to her Uncle Al is the determining factor. Finding the strength to remain in her position, she vows to take on whatever challenges get thrown at her. As she becomes increasingly embroiled in the unpleasantness Ashley becomes convinced that her insights and intuition
can solve the crime, putting the whole unpleasant episode to rest.
But can she really succeed where the professionals are failing?