Hannah Yoder loves her quiet life on the banks of the Conestoga Creek.
In 1842, this corner of Lancaster County is settled and peaceful--yet
problems lurk beneath the placid facade. Hannah's father worries about
the spread of liberal ideas from their Mennonite and Brethren neighbors.
And Hannah blames herself for a tragedy that struck their home nine
years ago. She strives to be the one person who can bind the threads of
her family together in spite of her mother's ongoing depression and her
sister's rejection of their family. But her world is threatening to
When two young men seek her hand in marriage--one
offering the home she craves and the other promising the adventure of
following God's call west--Hannah must make a choice. Faithfully perform
her duties to her family? Or defy her father and abandon her community?
a tender hand, Jan Drexler teases out the threads of a romance that
will captivate readers in this brand-new Amish historical series.
This story is about a Amish family that has suffered the loss of three children. This has changed the family in such a way that tears them apart. Many of the Amish in their area have moved on leaving them concerned about their children's future. There is too many outsiders around them that may take their children away from the Amish faith
They must decide to move or stay in the home the father was raised. Members of the family are being pulled in different direction. This is a nice story for those that enjoy Amish fiction.
I received a free copy of this book in exchange for my review.