Maddy Bryant lost her parents when she was only eight years old. She has been pushed from pillar to post ever since, but finally found a stable position in the Kendall's Cambridge town house as a maid. But, her place becomes untenable when a new cook and butler are appointed. Too proud to ask her friends for help, she tries to take matters into her own hands. An unexpected find on a train changes everything, but is destiny merely taking matters into her own hands?