The Photograph by Beverly Lewis - 314 pages
Eva Esch and her sisters are in a predicament. With the passing of their
widowed mother, Eva's older brother Menno plans to move his growing
family into the Eden Valley farmhouse where they all grew up, leaving
little room for his three single sisters. Surely, Menno reasons, at
least one of them will marry this coming wedding season. Eva
does hope to marry, but she isn't sure she wants to give up her sweet
shop for the life of a farmer's wife, and she has no other prospects.
younger sister, Lily, disappears in the night, leaving only a brief
note, Eva fears she has been wooed away from the People by an outsider.
And when Jed Stutzman, a young Amish buggy maker from Ohio, shows up in
Lancaster with a photo of a Plain young woman, Eva's world begins to
tilt. She feels powerfully drawn to the quietly charming stranger--but
the woman in the forbidden photograph is no stranger at all. . . .