Her mother passed away when Jillian was only six—leaving just Jillian, her father, and the farm. The farm folks make up a funny kind of family, however, including her horse, Reindeer, her best friend, Jason, and her arch nemesis, Sydney. Things start to get more complicated than usual one morning when the questions begin to pile up. Who is the mysterious new boy on the farm? What secrets are lurking in his luggage? And, speaking of luggage, why has Aunt Connie arrived with so much of it?