Romance at Pleasant Hill is a love story that blossoms in a very difficult setting. The main characters are fictitious, but it is set within factual Shaker history. Sarah Miles, on her seventeenth birthday, attends a Shaker worship service that changes her life forever. A young man named David Matthews captures her attention. Amid a dangerous civil war, a restrictive society bound by celibacy and separated by two very diverse religious beliefslove finds a way.