The River by Beverly Lewis - 316 pages.
She looked once more at the dreaded river. Since Anna's death, it had
been such a barrier . . . a place and a moment she could not seem to
and Ruth, two formerly Amish sisters, are plagued by unresolved
relationships when they reluctantly return to Lancaster County for their
parents' landmark wedding anniversary. Since departing their Plain
upbringing, Tilly has married an Englisher, but Ruth remains single and
hasn't entirely forgotten her failed courtship with her Amish beau.
meets present as Tilly and Ruth yearn for acceptance and redemption.
Can they face the future in the light of a past they can't undo?