|About the Book|
Elizabeth Grafton, a young lady from southern Ohio, is struggling to determine Godas will for her life. A broken engagement finds Elizabeth closing her heart to any further relationships. Her brother, David, and his family, who live farther north in Ohio, invite her to come and stay with them for a while. While staying at her brotheras, Elizabeth encounters Dirk Hampton, a compassionate man from Colorado, who is Davidas doctoring apprentice. The start of a newspaper also brings suave, sophisticated Philip Morgan to town. Both men seek to win Elizabethas heart. Through a series of events, including a near-death encounter with scarlet fever, Elizabethas true feelings are revealed. Will Elizabethas pledge of devotion be able to withstand any more setbacks?