All her life she has longed for the forbidden things, but will her dreams come at a price too dear to pay?
Why would Katie Lapp's mother, a plain and simple Amishwoman who embraces the Old Ways, hide a beautiful satin baby dress in the attic?
The staggering answer comes on the eve of Katie's wedding to widower Bishop John, throwing her life—present and future—into confusion.
Winner of the Gold Book Award (500,000 copies sold)
Winner of the ECPA Platinum Award (1 million sold)
"Her writing is as...richly patterned as [Amish] quilts, and just as enjoyable to get wrapped up in."
"...a thoughtful, insightful look at the Amish way..."
--The Gazette, Colorado Springs
"Lewis is a master of eliciting empathy for characters caught in troubles of their own making..."