Meanwhile, Lettie continuew her private quest to find the missing piece of her life. As clues take her from state to state, she is increasingly torn between the family she has left behind and the yearning for her long-lost child.
Struggling to come to terms with a grave medical diagnosis, Heather Nelson is determined to forgo traditional medicine--to her father's chagrin--in hope of finding answers and healing in Amish country. But first, she offers to drive her Amish friend, Grace Byler, to Ohio Amish country.
Will mother and daughter, and one seriously ill graduate student, find the answers they long for? Or will ''the telling'' cause them all further pain?