This is the 4th book in the series. Mercy has brought a home and has hired Mr. and Mrs. Buck as housekeeper and handyman. She is renting out rooms to workings girls. Ernie has agreed to look into a murder when the Buck’s son has been arrested for it because is black. Ernie oversees the interview process of selecting the renters. The twists and turns of keeping up with Mercy’s kind heart will keep reading. Yes, parts are funny as Mercy learns more about real life.