Her future, and the lives of her young siblings, is in the hands of a fancy “Englischer” from Portland...Sarah Cain.
Lydia Cottrell, eldest of five Amish orphans, made a promise to her dying mother to “keep the family together.” But soon she discovers that guardianship has been granted to a virtual stranger—a well-to-do aunt from Portland, Oregon, who cares little for Mamma’s last wish. Lydia’s struggle to keep the promise may cost her the loss of “the sweetest, kindest, and most handsome Plain boy in all of Lancaster County”—Levi King.
A thoroughly modern young woman, Sarah Cain had ridiculed her sister’s choice of a Plain life-style, which served only to intensify the lifelong rift between them. Now, twelve years later, Sarah is stunned by news of her sister’s death and baffled by Ivy's choice of a guardian. How can Sarah sacrifice her successful career and a life she enjoys to raise five Amish orphans? And what of Bryan Ford, the man in her life?
Upon her arrival in Lancaster County, Sarah holds a grief all her own—one very different from the suffering of her nieces and nephews. Can the sorrow that divides them ultimately unite the new family? Will Sarah discover that Lancaster County's Amish community is
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A thoroughly modern woman, Sarah Cain has ridiculed her sister's choice of a Plain lifestyle, which served only to intensify the lifelong rift between them. Now, twelve years later, Sarah is stunned by news of her sister's death and baffled by Ivy's choice of a guardian. How can Sarah sacrifice her successful career and her life in Portland to raise five Amish orphans?About the Author:
Beverly Lewis is a former teacher and the author of more than 50 books including The Sunroom, THE HERITAGE OF LANCASTER COUNTY series, THE SUMMERHILL SECRETS series for preteens, and a sports series, GIRLS ONLY, which stars four young athletes with Olympic goals. She has also written a rollicking picture book called Cows in the House. Sales for the HERITAGE OF LANCASTER COUNTY have reached nearly one million copies and continue to reach new and excited readers. She is a member of the National League of American Pen Women and the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. Bev and her husband have three children and make their home in Colorado.
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Book Description Bethany House Publishers, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0764223887
Book Description Bethany House Publishers, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110764223887