Grace Connor, a military nurse formerly stationed in
Afghanistan, hopes that moving to a farm in rural Ohio will help her
recover from the ravages of war.
Levi Troyer finds his pacifist
beliefs challenged when he discovers his stepfather has been killed and
his mother wounded by an unknown intruder. Levi and Grace are thrown
together when she comes to his family’s rescue and saves his mother’s
A deep attraction develops, even though a relationship between them
is strictly forbidden.
Levi belongs to the most conservative and
isolated of all Amish sects, the Swartzentruber Amish. Even before
meeting Grace, Levi had begun to question some of their teachings. He
has considered leaving, but knows he will be banned forever from contact
with his younger siblings and widowed mother who need him to survive.
He is torn between his love for Grace and his responsibility to his
Grace considers leaving her beloved farm and reenlisting
rather than continuing to live near the man she loves but cannot have.
Levi must confront the Bann if he pursues Grace. And a murderer must be caught. When lifelong allegiances are tested, can love and justice prevail?