Four women working at the Lancaster Grand Hotel find their way through life and love. A Hopeful Heart Hannah's community offers her love and support after the untimely death of her husband, but an Englisher offers her the chance of a new life after the unexpected tragedy. A Mother's Secret Carolyn knows she might never find a man who will have her and her son, Benjaminutes A marriage of convenience doesn't sound so bad, yet Carolyn knows she wants to marry for love. A Dream of Home Madeleine is a former Air Force flight nurse living alone in Paradise, Pennsylvania, and working as a maid at the Lancaster Grand Hotel. She isn't exactly a widow ... but she sure feels like one after losing her fiancé. Saul isn't exactly a widower ... but his wife is long gone. His young daughter, Emma, doesn't know that her mother fled the Amish community -- and married another man -- but she does know that her dat is lonely, and that a pretty young maedel just moved in next door. A Simple Prayer The sole survivor of a buggy accident that left her orphaned at age four, Linda was raised by her unwilling Uncle Reuben. She longs to be worthy of someone, but the life-long effects of her injuries and her upbringing under the care of her embittered uncle have destroyed her self-worth. She must learn to forgive her family that she is worthy of love.
Bed and breakfast accommodations -- Fiction.
Dysfunctional families -- Fiction.
FICTION / Christian / Romance.
Homecoming -- Fiction.
Housekeepers -- Fiction.
Lancaster County (Pa.) -- Fiction.
Man-woman relationships -- Fiction.
Paradise (Lancaster County, Pa.) -- Fiction.
Pennsylvania -- Fiction.
Single mothers -- Fiction.
Widows -- Fiction.
Container of (work): Clipston, Amy. Hopeful heart.
Container of (work): Clipston, Amy. Mother's secret.
Container of (work): Clipston, Amy. Simple prayer.