Daisy's life is in tatters. She's lost her job, broken up with her boyfriend, and is living in the attic above her family's store, the Union Street Bakery, while learning the business. But the bakery is in fiancial trouble and Daisy never feels like a real' McCrae since she was adopted as a child, making a troubled relationship with her two sisters. Then a elderly customer dies and bequeaths Daisy a diary from the 1850s, written by Susie, a slave girl. Here Daisy learns strange things about her family and heritage and slowly discovers a new direction for life.'