The girls leave T-Ray and his abusive manners to find a life away from him and discrimination in the town. Lily also longs to know more about her mother
Lily and Rosaleen find a bee farm in Timbourn, SC and live their. They work hard each day and encounter many troubles, such as death. Lily also finds out the truth of her mother.
Lily learns many life lessons about truth and love. She overcomes the obstacles that made her upset every day, such as abuse and the loss of her mother, and she realized that true love came from the sisters and the daughters of Mary.