Julia Blake runs her own cleaning business. She has the unfortunate knack of getting herself involved in murder enquiries.Julia provides moral support for her friend, Louisa, as they go to a slimming club meeting. They are shocked to discover that the slimming club venue has been taken over by the local amateur dramatics group.The am-dram group are performing a play written by the enigmatic Brandon Briggs. Julia soon suspects that Louisa and Brandon have a secret past. At the next meeting, Julia soon finds Brandon’s murdered body hidden in a costume room.Julia discovers that more than one person had the opportunity, and motive, to kill Brandon – including her friend, Louisa.