This first novel in a three-book series based on true events examines the relationship between family, God and the Amish community. At the core is a love story filled with events that threaten to tear a couple apart.
Nellie Fisher and her family are learning to deal with life after Suzy. Rumors about her death, which occurred while Suzy was with the English, are circulating around the community.
Nellie wants to begin a life with Caleb Yoder. But rumors of Suzy's wild ways and her dad's newfound interest in Bible study are threatening their budding relationship. Many families are discovering the salvation found in Jesus. Will they be allowed to follow their hearts to where the spirit leads them, or will they end up shunned by family and friends who once embraced them? (BETHANY HOUSE, Oct., 352 pp., $13.99)