Autumn's Promise by Shelley Shepard Gray - 295 pages
Until Robert Miller met Lilly Allen, his world had been dark. A
widower after only two years of marriage, he’d been living in a haze,
feeling that, at twenty-four, his life was already over. But thanks to
his friendship with Lilly, he now has new reasons to wake up each day.
He knows his connection to her doesn’t make sense. She’s only nineteen,
with a past the whole town talks about. Even more, she’s not Amish, like
Robert. A marriage between the two of them could never happen.
Lilly’s heart is drawn to Robert, not to his faith. No matter how
much she admires his quiet strength and dependability, she doesn’t think
she could ever give up her independence and reliance on the modern
world. Is their love doomed before it even begins?