Aunt Oleta Scott, an unhappy spinster, comes to live with her nephew and his family. she has two rules: one is that she be called Leta, and the other that she never be referred to as an 'old maid.' She is a bona fide pessimist, always threatening to die or go to the poorhouse.
But then enters little Katy, the household favorite. Life take many twists and turns because of this beautiful child.
When Conner, the nephew's son, travels to Philadelphia on a special mission that concerns Katy, he finds himself in a huge imbroglio among counterfeiters and crooks. Will his task prove successful?
And what happens to Aunt Leta?
Strap yourself in for the exciting roller-coaster ride. . .