Meryl is a young dancer who sees her hopes of a promising career crushed by a tragic accident. She finds refuge by becoming a waitress at The Little Factory, a café crowded with people wounded by life. There, she meets Robin, a sportsman who hides his injury behind antisocial behavior. A tender love story is woven through the pages of this feel-good novel about people hurt by life and looking to rebuild themselves.
This tale of intertwined destinies takes place at the time of the Coronavirus, a player who unexpectedly enters the novel like it did in our daily life, with its share of fear and uncertainties. Fortunately, Amanda, the owner of The Little Factory, keeps an eye on things and gives hope to the most broken.
To rebuild her life, Meryl will discover that she’s not the only one suffering and that she can help others. Will she find the strength to look at the rising sun? Sometimes all it takes is some pancakes, a hot chocolate, a lucky cat and a good book to get the taste of happiness back again, all sprinkled with the spark of friendship and the irresistible power of love.