Ever since her step-mom brought her a snow globe of the New York City skyline, Annie has wanted to visit the beautiful, big city. Since its nearing the time of Annies rumschpringethe time when Amish youth experience Englisch life to make a decision whether to live in that world or become baptized into the Amish faiththe family decides a visit is a good idea. They watch the Macys Christmas parade, admire the decorated store windows, skate at the Rockefeller Center rink and Annies favoriteget a glimpse of a writers life while visiting the New York Times building. But others arent as thrilled with Annies lure to the Big Apple. Aaron has long been attracted to Annie and is sure hes in love. As he watches her engage in big city life, he grows concerned that she wont want to return to their quieter life. Will Annie follow Aaron back home? Or stay and pursue her dreams? Competing for her attention, Aaron sets out to show Annie that Christmas isnt about the glitz and glamour, but about family, love, and the birth of Jesus.
Barbara Cameron has a heart for writing about the spiritual values and simple joys of the Amish. She is the best-selling author of more than 40 fiction and nonfiction books, three nationally televised movies, and the winner of the first Romance Writers of America Golden Heart Award. Her books have been nominated for Carol Awards and the Inspirational Readers Choice Award from RWAs Faith, Hope, and Love chapter. Barbara resides in Jacksonville, Florida.