Lizzy Albright, a red-headed, freckle-faced girl from Overland Park, Kansas, is celebrating her tenth birthday on Christmas Eve 1964. An impending winter storm is approaching as Lizzy and her family travel to Cordelia, Kansas, where they plan to spend the holidays with Granny in the McHale family mansion. An imaginative young girl, an antique quilt, a goose named Gretta, and a cursed kingdom combine as the foundation for a fantastic fantasy filled with surprise, wonderment, betrayal, bravery, mystery, and intrigue. The only thing to expect is the unexpected because —not everything is as it seems. A story that connects generations!