When a new gang of misfits hits Lake Blue Jay, the Tinkertot-Peachbottom Detective Agency is called in to investigate. These misfits call themselves the "Black Aces" and their game involves shoplifting from the local super-max department store, The Palace. When Tilly and her crew join the security team of The Palace as undercover employees, not everything goes smoothly. From an in-store dispute between Tilly and a store customer to a schoolyard brawl involving one of the shoplifters and most of the junior detectives leading to multiple groundings, will Tilly and her crew put it all together to finish the job they were hired for? Or will mayhem with a floor waxing machine become their downfall? As rats, mice, snakes, and farm animals run the store wreaking havoc to two of the girls turning on each other at the worst possible time, will all the damages and mishaps outweigh the monetary payment due to Tinkertot-Peachbottom? Find out in the second book of this hilarious junior detective series that will keep you laughing all the way to the end. Just don't read it in class!