Convinced the blacksmith just wants a mother for his young daughter and a wife to cook and clean, Miriam spurns his heartfelt attention. Soon she meets an intriguing reporter. But will she find true love and happiness with an outsider or in an Old Order marriage?
When a cosmopolitan gal meets an Amish guy, two worlds collide in a conflict that tests the reality of faith and the sincerity of love. Their only hope for a future together requires one of them to abandon what's familiar and embrace what's foreign.
Rachel Beachy hopes to one day win the heart of Silas Swartley. Unfortunately, he is smitten with her older sister Anna. But after Anna forsakes her Amish heritage and elopes with a secret sweetheart, Rachel determines to fill her hope chest and asks God to open Silas' eyes to the woman she's become.
Although Martha Hostettler is pleased with the success of her dog breeding business, she really lights up in the presence of Luke Friesen. Unfortunately, her father wants her to steer clear of him. Her dad has already fired Luke--and now he's convinced the young Amishman is behind the destruction and mayhem that plagues the Hostettlers. Not content to sit idly by, Martha determines to ferret out the true culprit and exonerate her secret beau. As she...
Widowed Sarah Turner has her hands full, raising three young children, tending the lock on the canal, baking bread, and washing clothes for boatmen. Although she's not looking for love, she's vowed not to lose her heart to a boatman. Yet she didn't count on meeting Captain Elias Brooks. Will she follow her heart where it leads or accept the proposal of a handsome land-loving blacksmith?
Abby Miller leaves her successful quilt shop and patient fiancé in Ohio to help her newly remarried and now pregnant mother in Lancaster County. While she's away, Abby's world is shattered in one fell swoop. How can God make anything good come out of this tragedy?
Titus Fisher, an Amish carpenter, journeys into a Kentucky Amish community where he seeks a new beginning and meets the beautiful and unique Suzanne Yoder. She can't cook but can do woodworking, and she painfully resembles Phoebe, Titus's ex-girlfriend.
Life for Kelly McGregor is a daily drudge of driving her overbearing father's mules along Pennsylvania's Lehigh Canal. She dreams of one day owning an art gallery where her own drawings and paintings are on display. But these dreams don't include marriage . . . not after seeing what her father has done to her mother. How then can Mike Cooper, a general store owner, make her realize he is different than her father and wants to support her artistic...
Betsy Nelson reluctantly returns to her childhood home to care for her failing father, a faithful minister who served the town for years. William Covington, a confirmed bachelor, comes to town to become the new pastor. Can Betsy and William find common ground on which to work?
Crippled in a horrific accident, Wayne Lambright feels unable to care for himself, much less Loraine Miller, his future bride. Will he sacrifice his happiness to give Loraine a better life? When ex-boyfriend Jake Beecy returns, Loraine's heart is torn. Will she renew an old love or keep her promise to the new?
When Lydia King suddenly finds herself widowed and jobless, she moves to Charm, Ohio, to be close to her mother and help with her grandfather. But when tragedy strikes her young life yet again, can she find strength in a family of young boys who need a mother, or will the gifts from a secret admirer prompt her to pursue an impossible love?
Allison Troyer is of marriageable age and needs to learn how to manage an Amish household. Can a girl who feels as faceless, purposeless, and neglected as her tattered Amish doll, find her way among strangers? James Esh likes what he sees when Allison Troyer walks into the barn. Will anything keep this brash young Amish man from stealing her affections? Aaron Zook has vowed never to lose his heart to another. Yet when James makes advances on Allison,...
Moving from Pennsylvania, finding rewarding work, and leaving heartbreak behind is the best decision Jonah ever made. But is he ready to consider love again when he meets Elaine Schrock? Will his scarred heart mend when she chooses family loyalty over love?
Married for eight years with no children to help fill her days, Heidi Troyer cooks up the idea of teaching classes in the art of Amish cuisine in her Holmes County, Ohio, home. But it is a recipe for drama when five very different men and women answer the advertisement. Charlene Higgins is engaged, but to the despair of her fiancé's family, she can't cook. Kendra Perkins, a teen estranged from her family, is facing an unwanted pregnancy alone. Loretta...
Businessman Joel Byler has gotten himself into a financial bind and his eccentric, wealthy Amish father's done bailing out his spoiled son. When will Joel learn he must pay for his own mistakes and rise in the estimation of his business, fiancée, and Amish siblings?