Well-mannered, courageous Ruby leaves the Brandon mansion, where she serves as a governess, to take her sister Opal to their father's deathbed. When their father, Per, passes on, he leaves Ruby an unexpected inheritance. Per had owned the Dove House, a hotel where women "entertained" men, and liquor flowed freely. Wanting nothing to do with a house of ill repute, Ruby decides to make some changes. But not everyone is happy with her choices. She must pray for God's help to make it through these trying times.