Lucia's lofty ambitions are at last to be fulfilled. For as Mayor-Elect of Tilling it seems she has come to her highest calling. The tearooms of Tilling quiver with delicious gossip as she reigns supreme from her house, Mallards. But Lucia's position as the town's premier socialite is in danger. For 'Dear Worship' - Mrs Benjamin Mapp-Flint - is inclined to forget the subtle nuances and customs of Tilling society.