It is spring in Crozet, Virginia and it is a wet one with thunderstorms occurring every day. The roads and fields are muddy and having fun hurting the springs festivities and balls. The animals are talking to each other a lot making for an enjoyable read. At the tea party Roger O’ Bannon found dead of apparent natural causes. The thief who stole Miranda’s hubcaps is arrested and later found hanged. Mrs Murphy and friends are worry about Harry as she is trying to solve what is going on. The animals need to a way to save Harry. Will they succeed?