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Quiet and soft-spoken, Kate Zook is the responsible eldest daughter in an Amish family and prides herself on fulfilling her role. Then, one fateful snowy night, she uncharacteristically speaks her mind - and unwittingly plays a part in a horrible accident.

Wracked by guilt over her role in the tragedy that left her brother David injured, Kate devotes herself to his care, going so far as to take on his chores in the fields. Even so, her brother’s resentment toward her grows, and David torments Kate, making her increasingly isolated life even more difficult.

Though Kate’s parents have emotionally withdrawn, someone outside the home takes an interest in Kate and notes her clear grief. Samuel, a local boy, has recently returned from a wild rumschpringe - the Amish term for exploring the wider world - and recommitted to his community. Intrigued by Kate’s gentle yet loyal ways, he begins to fall in love with her. But tensions rise as he refuses to put up with David’s rage. As Kate’s heart begins to stir and cry out for happiness, she must rely on faith to find forgiveness or risk losing out on love.

©2014 Sarah Price (P)2014 Brilliance Audio, all rights reserved.

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Nice Story

I enjoyed the culture of the Amish community. A nice story about two amish "courting"

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Ennoyable & meaningful.

I've enjoyed this story and found it meaningful as well. Bravo to the author. The audio version was a delight.

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Well written & Well Read

Price delivers again with a poignant novel about Amish life and the issues they face. She weave

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Awesome

loved it. Suspense kept me intrigued, also showed that God works in your life, you just have to trust him.

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Sweet Story

I loved this sweet story about guilt and absolution. I would like to hear more of this couple's story.

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Just okay

I just couldn't give this book 5 stars because David blamed Kate for his accident and more. It was just ridiculous because she actually believed it and nobody would stand up to David and tell him that he and he alone is responsible for his actions.
I am in a wheelchair and I can tell you that it gives you no right to be mean and belittle people. Also, people don't need to be afraid to speak up and let that person know their behaving badly. Even though we have a disability we're still human and it's okay to call us out.

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Very sweet love story

Writing and narration are both very good. This should be a lifetime movie. I enjoyed the storyline and the ending though predictable was still very nice.

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very spirituality encouraging! Awesome story

very humbling and up lifting! A must read for those who are of the Faith of God

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Love

Make me want to pick up my bible and read. This story touch my heart.

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Great Story!!!!

Thank the lord for his redemption, forgiveness and mercy. This story has all of that. please enjoy.