On a train bound for Pennsylvania, Jed Stutzman finds a book with a photograph stuck between its pages. The photo is of a beautiful Amish girl. The book is full of comments written in the margins. He’s intrigued by both.
Eva Esch’s younger sister Lily has disappeared. Gone fancy. Her mother and father have both passed on. Her brother is moving his family into the farmhouse where she was raised. Her world is tipped on its ear. Then a handsome Amishman from Ohio shows up with a photograph of Lily.
This is a sweet read, a quiet story, a glimpse into the plain life. The details of Amish living are vivid and intriguing for anyone interested in what that’s all about.