Jennifer puts the winning bid on a vintage Welte-Mignon player piano at the estate auction of a philanthropist, but soon realizes that the late owner may have led a less than charitable life and was murdered by someone looking to cash in on his ill-gotten gains.
Jennifer Shannon purchases a plaster mask of a beautiful dead woman modeled after the famous "Le Belle Italienne" from a storage locker auction. Jenn wonders if the victim's killer could be an obsessive ex-boyfriend, or if the young woman's death is connected to the shady owner of the storage facility.
A professor's body is found in a 15th-century suit of armor purchased by Jenn for a wealthy client, and this puts Jenn on the trail of a killer, as well as caught in a web of the killer's dangerous lies.
A bass player is found dead before a planned tour with a big country singer, and her death is ruled a suicide. However, Jenn is skeptical that the musician took her own life after discovering that a Taser was used to immobilize her before her death.
Jennifer finds a corpse while making a home delivery and soon realizes the murder was a reenactment of a classic mystery-novel homicide. As her investigation deepens, she uncovers that those involved are linked to the literary world.
Jennifer's real-estate agent pal dies while trying to negate rumors about a home she's selling. The police believe there was no foul play, but Jennifer suspects that her friend was killed after she researches other deaths that occurred in the same room.
Jennifer's friend is killed shortly after auctioning off the contents of a storage unit to her. As the investigation gets underway, Jennifer becomes the key eyewitness and looks for clues in the boxes from the auction, but she soon gets in over her head in the second installment of this film series.