Christmas is a simple matter among the Quakers of the historic Ohio River Valley, but can it be time to welcome love into four households? The Hall family runs an inn that welcomes travelers like Silas Jones who challenge their beliefs and woo their daughter. Widowed Lucinda Hughes mourns her husband’s death, while Will Davis blames himself for his friend’s demise. Keturah Wilkes is curious and outspoken among her community, which leads her to trouble among Henry Mangun’s rowdy family. Susannah Griffith has only been an observer of her new husband’s activity with the Underground Railroad until this Christmas Eve.
Plain and Simple Christmas Love
Christmas is a simple matter among the Quakers of the historic Ohio River Valley, but can it be a time to welcome love into four households?
Mary Hall’s family runs an inn for weary travelers, but some guests like Silas Jones pressure them to compromise their stead Quaker ways. Could it be that Silas just needs a reminder of why simpler ways are often better?
Lucinda Hughes blames God for her husband’s untimely death, and Will Davis blames himself for surviving the accident that took his best friend’s life. In reaching out to Lucinda, can Will find forgiveness and renew both of their faiths?
Keturah Wilkes’s love of fun has kept her unmarried and at arm’s length from the more devote members of the Quaker society. But will wide-eyed curiosity get this naïve woman in trouble when she falls for a newcomer’s brother?
Susanna Griffith is only a bystander to her husband’s work on the Underground Railroad. All that changes, however, when Nathan is imprisoned and a conductor brings a pregnant runaway slave to Susanna’s house. Now, can Susanna prove she’s her husband’s equal just in time for Christmas?