Maggie Toussaint, Donny Davis was a not-well liked loan officer for the town's bank although he was a close friend of Cleo's ex-husband and deadly enemy of her best friend Jonette. It was definitely murder as he was shot between the eyes.
When the police decide Jonette is suspect number one, Cleo wants to protect her friend and discover who killed Donny. As she starts to investigate, her ex-husband begins to enter the frame as someone who might have a reason to kill Donny.
Cleo doubles her effort to find the killer because as much as she would like to see Charlie punished for his cheating ways, she doesn't want her daughters to have a convict for a father.
As she digs deeper she discovers some irregularities at the bank where Donny, Charlie and Charlie's
As she has sworn off men since her divorce, Rafe becomes a distraction Cleo cannot handle. There was a little too much time spent on this angle of the book and Rafe doesn't seem like to kind of person who would be interested in Cleo. Just saying, and why would she want a well-known womanizer after her cheating ex-husband.