In this latest novel in Virginia Wise's enthralling historical saga about America's first Amish settlement, two devoted sisters forge ahead in a difficult new worldonly to find that love is a thrilling discovery of its own . . .
Outgoing and irrepressible, young Christina has her choice of suitors. But she and her practical-minded older sister, Hilda, have built a thriving life in the rugged Pennsylvania backcountry. Hilda has given up her marriage dreams as foolishand Christina vows she'll never marry until she finds her sister a husband. So when two handsome newcomers arrive, Christina engages in a bit of secret matchmakingwith disastrous results . . .
Johan is used to hard work and overcoming obstacles. He's instantly drawn to Christina's lively
natureand agrees with her that his serious brother, Wilhelm, would be perfect for Hilda. But Christina's selfless schemes are keeping her from seeing how much Johan really cares for her. And between mishaps, mistakes, and an unintentional masquerade, Christina and Johan will need to search their hearts to understand themselves, set things rightand embark on a future together . . .