In 1946, a young WWII bomber pilot returns to his Georgia hometown and takes a job as the deputy sheriff. In his first real case—a murder—he becomes involved with the inhabitants of Godfrey Store Road. One is the lady in the big house who may have "the gift." And there are her daughters; what are their gifts? If you like your mystery with a side of iced tea and fried green tomatoes, Gift is a story for you.