Emma always puts the needs of others ahead of her own. When will it be her turn to be treasured? Adam was her first love and best friend. But then he went away. Determined to experience the freedom of living in the "Englisch" world, he left Emma heartbroken. How could he have chosen the world over her? Now Adam is back in Middlefield and Emma can't seem to keep him away from her family's farm. But this time she's determined to guard her heart. It might be love that keeps him there... or perhaps just guilt.
"Has been so hard to distinguish characters..."
Laura's Amish faith requires her to forgive, but she can only think of revenge. Laura Stutzman leaves her Kentucky community for Middlefield, Ohio, with one purpose: to find Mark King, the man who pledged his love to her, then left. She can't move on with her life until he explains why. Sawyer Thompson wasn't born Amish, but has lived in their community for years. Now he must commit to the Amish church or return to the Yankee world. Having suffered loss at a young age, he understands Laura's anger.
"Better than 1st one on all counts."
Katherine Yoder has loved Johnny Mullet since the two were children, but he's never returned her affections. Now Johnny is trying to forge a new life for himself by purchasing a farm. But times are tough, and he soon learns that he can't take anything for granted - especially Katherine. Before Johnny has the opportunity to tell Katherine his true feelings, her memory is damaged by illness and a surprise suitor comes back into her life.