A husband and son abandoned to forge a path alone.
A young woman who sacrificed her dreams.
How will the God of grace and hope help them find their way?
At nineteen years old, Old Order Amish Jolene Keim was on the brink of happily-ever-after when everything changed, stealing the future she expected and burdening her with an unbearable decision. For the next ten years, Jolene throws herself into family life—and then she meets Andy Fisher. The horse trainer and father to a sweet nine year-old challenges her and holds up a mirror to issues Jolene has been unwilling to face.
Andy is cautious about his deepening friendship with Jolene, but he believes she knows the truth about him – that he is a grass widower. As a man whose wife has abandoned him six years past, he is unable to divorce or remarry according to the Amish ways. Andy has wrestled with God concerning his reality, and he had found peace with the solitary future facing him…until he met Jolene.
As Andy and Jolene find themselves confronted by difficult choices, will they trust in God's guidance—or will the allure of their deepening friendship only lead to further temptation?
I will start off to say that Amish fiction is not my favorite genre but I do love Cindy Woodsmalls books. Her writing and style is so good that its hard to not like. This is the 3rd book I have read from here and have loved them all. What I liked about this book is that it is stand alone and I don't have to wait to find out what happens next. This is the kind of book that stays with you and hard to forget. I found the whole story to be sweet and a blessing to read. I do find it fascinating to read about the Old Order Amish and how they live. It is so hard to comprehend how different they live and at times refreshing that it is possible to live a simple life.
Anyone that loves Cindy Woodsmall or Amish fiction will truly love this book and not be disappointed by taking the time out to read this wonderful book.
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