Three murders, two weddings and a funeral - life's never been straightforward for Doctor Lucien Blake and Jean. Edward Tyneman’s wedding night ends in his murder. Blake's aunt Dorothy, estranged for years from Blake and his father, asks him to track down her long-lost granddaughter, Caroline. Jean’s nephew Danny, police officer in Melbourne, helps in Ballarat to solve the murder. Edward’s father cannot bear the loss of his son; is his death murder, too? His wife has a daughter-in-law, but so much loss to bear. Tyneman’s bride Harriet is a scammer. Resolving Tyneman’ s murder turns up the missing Caroline. Lucien and Jean have a happy wedding.