Pregnant, abandoned by her lover, and cut off from her family, free-spirited and independent Gracie is determined to keep her baby and to raise him on her own.

Protecting Elijah Blue from the Charlottetown nuns eager to adopt him out to a “better” home is only Gracie’s first battle…

It takes a whole community of colourful neighbours and friends — and the dream-wisdom of spirits that protect her — for Gracie to navigate the cruel and impoverishing systems that judge and harass her as a single mom on PEI.

She gets through with pride, grit, and humour — but nothing can protect her from her growing son’s desire to know his father’s identity.