Biggie Weatherford and her friends travel to the neighboring town of Quincy to learn how to start a historical society in their own home of Job's Crossing. Young J. R., who once again narrates the adventures of his detecting grandmother, is not thrilled with the trip, but soon finds that the town of Quincy isn't as quiet as he thought." "Their first night in Quincy, J. R. asks to hear about the inn's legandary ghost. The hostess happily tells them about a young woman known as Diamond Lucy who went on a picnic with her husband and was never seen alive again. The couple had been staying at the inn, and it is believed that her ghost came to settle there.