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A few short years after Celery Flats, Michigan was settled it became known as Celery City. The first part of the story majors on Dr. Johnny Madison and the role he played in developing the area's first hospital. Train derailments, a bank robbery, and Dave Draper coming into town from Idaho with his precious pet mule, along with a few marriages fills the pages. Dave sweeps Aunt Megan off her feet. Which is a usual position for her as she makes her own wine - lots of it! Several deaths of key characters are featured in this book.The second part of the book features Chloe, blind since her early childhood, that becomes entangled with three separate men, her husband Harold, Ian, and Robert - all scoundrels. Finally she meets an upstanding store keeper, Paul.Willy Madison, Chloe and Harold's son, married the keeper of a brothel in Chicago. He attended the University Medical School but was charged with a murder he did not commit. Eventually Willy and his wife make it to Celery City to begin a life together.