Life is complicated for Ruth Zook when her older sister, Emma, stakes her claim on Jeremiah Fisher, the man Ruth secretly loves. Ruth leaves her community to stay with an aunt in Philadelphia. Will she remain in the “English” world with all its conveniences and freedom, or will she return to her plain Amish life and settle for a marriage, perhaps one without love?
June Bryan Belfie has written and published six novels and one non-fiction (Memoirs of an inn-keeper). This book is the first of three in a series – “The Zook Sisters of Lancaster Country” Ms. Belfie lives with her husband in Central Pennsylvania and enjoys cooking and gardening.