After Lady Marcrottie is found submerged in what should have been a therapeutic mud bath, the finger of suspicion points to the Beauty Spot Health and Beauty Clinic.
Honey Driver, bath hotelier and part-time crime liaison officer, is booked in for botox, and a little snooping.
However, she does take the necessary precautions to help her survive the experience of staying in such a health, beauty and diet conscious place. Cheese, biscuits, chocolate and a bottle of Australian Shiraz are hidden at the bottom of her bag. After all, a girl cannot live on carrot juice and lettuce leaves for any longer than two hours.