A drone hovering over a hot-air balloon rally deliberately crashes into a balloon. An enormous, fiery explosion erupts, killing all three of its passengers. Theodosia Browning learns that one of the downed occupants was Don Kingsley, the CEO of a local software company, SyncSoft. Intrigued, Theodosia begins her own investigation. Was it the CEO's soon-to-be ex-wife? The CEO's personal assistant? Two rival antiques' dealers known for dirty dealing?