After surviving a terrorist bombing at a Paris nightclub, Jessica feels as though her life is over. It is only through encouragement from her friend Patrick that she is able to continue on their trip to the south of France. At a flea market, she finds a document hidden in an antique that details the life of Adeline Baillard, a young woman who managed to endure during the persecution of the Huguenots, French Protestants. Needing to focus on something other than the horror of the attack, Jessica begins researching the Baillard family and their amazing tale of survival amidst awful loss. Adeline's story helps Jessica reframe her own terrible experience.