Three months ago, Darla Kurtz’s father was responsible for a terrible fire at Charm’s lumber mill which killed five Amish men. Though her father lost his life, too, the town hasn’t looked at her family the same since. The accident already cost lives, but if something doesn’t change soon, Darla fears it will cost her even more.
Lukas Kinsinger is feeling overwhelmed. Not only is he now the head of his father’s lumber mill, he’s also responsible for taking care of his three younger siblings. Darla has been his close friend, but after the accident there has been tension between them, making him feel more alone than ever. When he learns of her troubles at home, Lukas knows someone has to help her before another tragedy occurs.
As Lukas and Darla discover something deeper than friendship, will the pain of the past overcome their chance of future happiness?
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About the Author
Shelley Shepard Gray is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author, a finalist for the American Christian Fiction Writers prestigious Carol Award, and a two-time HOLT Medallion winner. She lives in southern Ohio, where she writes full-time, bakes too much, and can often be found walking her dachshunds on her town’s bike trail.