The Guardian

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Baker Publishing Group, Mar 26, 2013 - Fiction - 352 pages
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Must-Have Amish Fiction from #1 Bestselling Author Beverly Lewis

When schoolteacher Jodi Winfield goes for a morning run, the last thing she expects is to find a disheveled little girl all alone on the side of the Pennsylvania road, clad only in her undergarments, her chubby cheeks streaked with tears. Jodi takes the preschooler home with her, intending to find out where she belongs. But Jodi is mystified when no one seems to know of a missing child, and the girl herself is no help, since she can't speak a word of English. It's as if the child appeared out of nowhere.

As the days pass, Jodi becomes increasingly attached to the mysterious girl, yet she is no closer to learning her identity. Then an unexpected opportunity brings Jodi to Hickory Hollow--and into the cloistered world of the Lancaster Old Order Amish. Might the answers lie there?

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Of course, the main plot is always fantastic as well. - Goodreads
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Review: The Guardian (Home to Hickory Hollow #3)

User Review  - Lee - Goodreads

Beautiful story! I enjoyed this one tremendously. It captured my attention immediately with the disappearance of the little Amish girl. When she's rescued, it opens up a whole new world to the ... Read full review

Review: The Guardian (Home to Hickory Hollow #3)

User Review  - Linda Walters - Goodreads

One of my favorite Amish stories, so far. This is a story that I wanted to read for some time now. When I was offered a short list of books to choose from to read and write a review for, I chose this ... Read full review

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About the author (2013)

Beverly Lewis, born in the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch country, is the New York Times bestselling author of more than ninety books. Her stories have been published in eleven languages worldwide. A keen interest in her mother's Plain heritage has inspired Beverly to write many Amish-related novels, beginning with The Shunning, which has sold more than one million copies and was recently made into an Original Hallmark Channel movie. In 2007 The Brethren was honored with a Christy Award. She has been interviewed by both national and international media, including Time magazine, the Associated Press, and the BBC. Beverly lives with her husband, David, in Colorado. Visit her website at for more information.

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