The Miller family’s move from Ohio to Montana was uneventful, except that Sadie Miller had to leave behind her beloved horse, Paris. Still, she likes the Montana snows and her job at
Aspen Ranch serving the ranch hands.
Unexpectedly, Ezra appears, a man who seems to be perfect in every way
and fully intends to marry Sadie. But does she love him back? And who
is this fascinating Mark who helps to rescue a dying horse and shows up
at the Amish hymn–sing though he is English? Why can’t she get his dark
eyes and tall stature out of her mind?
Then Sadie’s own close–knit family begins to fall apart. Mam claims her head is cluttered and unclear, and she
no longer trusts herself to make a chocolate cake from scratch or to
cut Reuben’s hair in a straight line. The worst part is, Dat refuses to
acknowledge Mam’s struggles.
Sadie finds some refuge in Nevaeh, a black and white paint. But when a
dreadful accident involving wild horses occurs, Sadie must move forward
into the unknown future.