In Natchez, Mississippi
in 1933 a murder/suicide takes place in an old plantation home called
Avoca.Nora Bondurant, from Colorado reads about the
incident surrounding “the goat lady” in the newspaper, passing it off as an interesting,
curiosity only to find out that the woman was her aunt and she is the only
She travels to Natchez to claim her
inheritance and escape some secrets of her own.In Natchez,
she becomes enmeshed in the mystery and the community.