Thirteen-year-old Leni Allbright never gets the chance to belong. Her family moves from place to place at the whim of her father, Ernt. Her mother, Cora, is a woman determined to heal her husband, who is a recently-returned Vietnam veteran emotionally scarred by the war. At the loss of yet another job, Ernt uproots his family again and heads to the wild frontier of Alaska.
Just when Bailey King, the assistant chocolatier in a world-famous New York City chocolate shop is up for a life-changing promotion, her grandfather ends up in the hospital. Bailey rushes to Harvest, Ohio, to help her grandparents and the Amish candy shop they own.