Amazing story. My fair lady is one of my favorite musicals. This book started with a similar concept of one person helping another learn correct dictation yet took the storyline to a whole new level. Adelina did not grow up in the ideal family and because of this she has some distorted views of people around her. Reese lost his wife to betrayal and then a tragic accident and is afraid to become attached to another city girl. Grace Mitchell is a great mother and a wise women always reaching out to help lost souls. Throughout this book Dee learns what home and family really is and what it means to love. This book also has a spiritual aspect to it. If you are looking to read a book about family and faith this book is for you.