Katie Bender was the teacher at the local Amish school. When the weather got bad, she sent all the children into the cellar, only to find one missing. She got him into the cellar, then someone else showed up, Seth Stutzmzn. He helped keep the children calm during the tornado, and the aftermath, when they couldn't get out of the cellar.
Katie had lost her fiance in a drowning accident, and figures she would never marry. When the community decides not to rebuild the school, she has no clue what she will do, to make a living.
Seth had come to set up bee hives for his brother, Amos, who lived next to the school. He didn't tell anyone he was a master carpenter, because of an accident where someone was killed, in a building he had built. He feels he was responsible, and doesn't want to hurt anyone again.
The Angel Elias is there to help them get over their fears, sent by God, he has a mighty fight on his hands.
Ms Reid writes beautifully, her stories are a bit different than most Amish stories. They keep you glued to the page
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