Tourist season comes to a dead stop on the Jersey Shore when a local businessman is murdered in this mystery by the author of Stabbed in the Baklava.As summer comes to an end, Lucy Berberian's Mediterranean restaurant, Kebab Kitchen, is setting up a food tent at Ocean Crest, New Jersey's annual beach festival. With a sand castle contest and live music, it's the perfect way to go out with a bang before the slow season starts. But the fun suddenly fizzles out when a body is found under the boardwalk.
Just before local store owner Archie Kincaid was murdered, he was seen arguing with Lucy's best friend Katie. While Archie's arrogant attitude won him plenty bitter rivals, the very public screaming match doesn't exactly make Katie look innocent. Now Lucy needs to turns up the heat on the investigation to clear Katie's name.