The Guardian

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Baker Publishing Group, Mar 26, 2013 - Fiction - 352 pages
111 Reviews
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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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

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

User Review  - Theresa - Goodreads

Jodi Winfield's life is falling apart. She's grieving the death of her only sister, her fiancÚ is going away for a year to teach in Japan; add, she and Trent are having pre-wedding problems, and her ... Read full review

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About the author (2013)

Beverly Lewis, born in the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch country, has more than 17 million books in print. Her stories have been published in 11 languages and have regularly appeared on numerous bestseller lists, including the New York Times and USA Today. Seven of her blockbuster novels have received the Gold Book Award for sales over 500,000, and The Brethren won a 2007 Christy Award for excellence in Christian fiction. Beverly and her husband, David, live in Colorado, where they enjoy hiking, biking, making music, and spending time with their family. Learn more at

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