"Life held litle joy for Celia Murray. Forced by poverty to leave her aunt, who had been her only source of love and warmth, Celia goes to the city to find a job. There she tries to make the best of her new home: a dreary boarding house.
Then everything changes! Celia receives an enexpected inheritance and so sets about to make her dreams come true. She sends for her Aunt Hannah, and together they work a miraculous transformation on the old boarding house, making it into a place of warmthh and laughter. Yet Celia struggles with a sense that there is something--or someone--missing.
Enter handsome Horace Stafford, a minister of the mission chapel. At first Celia believes this is a man whose faith and compassion match her own. But when a terrible misunderstanding comes between them will Celia ever be ale to confess, even to Horace, the deepest desire of her heart?
Longing for the warmth and love she had known growing up with her Aunt Hannah, Celia Murray vowed to make the best of the dreary Philadelphia boarding house that was her "new home." Then an unexpected inheritance promised to make all her dreams come true. She sent for her aunt and they began to transform the shabby boarding house into a comfortable home for the boarders who had become her family. But a gift more miraculous soon came in the person of handsome Horace Stafford, minister of the mission chapel. Finally, Celia had met a man whose faith and compassion matched her own, but could she ever dare to confess the deepest secret of her heart?