Twenty-four-year-old Joanna Kurtz has made several trips to the
altar, but never as a bride. The single young Amishwoman is a closet
writer with a longing to be published — something practically unheard of
in her Lancaster County community. Yet Joanna’s stories aren’t her only
secret. She also has a beau who is courting her from afar, unbeknownst
even to her sister, Cora Jane, who, though younger, seems to have
suitors to spare.

Eben Troyer is a responsible young Amishman who hopes to make Joanna
Kurtz his bride — if he can ever leave his parents’ farm in Shipshewana,
Indiana. Yet with his only brother off in the English world, intent on
being a pilot, Eben’s hopes for building a life with his dear Joanna are
dimming, and patience is wearing thin. Will Joanna ever be more than a