Marble cove's annual Lobster Fest is just around the corner, and Margaret begins having strange dreams involving her cousin Buddy and the ship that was saved when the original Old First Church burned. Could putting her dreams on canvas somehow point the way to Jeremiah Thorpe's elusive bounty?Meanwhile Shelley is chagrined when she discovers that Dan invited his boss Wayne and his wife for dinner without asking and with little notice. Can she and Dan team up to make the evening a success? Beverly throws her hat into the mayoral race ring, but will she have what it takes to defeat the hometown boys? And, finally, Diane learns that tepid sales of her first book might cancel the contract for her third one. But a fortuitous friendship with a tourist might be just what she needs to revive her writing career.