A heartfelt and wholesome journey to find your true north, both spiritually and romantically, against the odds and circumstances.
The world the author has created is delightful, engaging, and just so charmingly accepting I wanted to linger in. I started this book rather late in the evening, thinking I read just a bit - one could think I am a rookie reader - and couldn't put it down.
I love the strong leader type women who know what they want and are willing to work hard to get it. Rose Allgyer is a great example of that, the fact that she is Amish just added to her charm and wit. How she runs the campground in the absence of her uncle and aunt, how she deals with the help, with the community, and with the Englischers, she has strength, sharpness, kindness, forgiveness, and flexibility as much as drive.
Even though Caleb Miller was only pretending to be Amish for his brother's sake, he fit into the community, with the customs and culture well. His journey to open his heart to faith and God again was touching, his struggles with honoring the community and honoring his brother's wish mark his growth as a man of faith and dignity.
Caleb and Rose weight each other's worth as their first meet, the banter and bond between them made me smile as they tackle the needs of their guests.
The quest for the coins to clear Caleb's brother's name and the secret Caleb is guarding add intrigue and tension to the storyline, spicing it up.
A warm, sweet, and clean faith-based romance that inspired, entertained and captivated. Such a lovely story, a perfect read full of sunshiny memories of the warm summer days for the rainy autumn eves.
~ Four Spoons with a teaspoon on the side
Discover this heartfelt Amish romance by Carrie Lighte, part of the uplifting Amish of Serenity Ridge series
Like the Amish characters she writes about, Carrie Lighte is very camera shy. She also enjoys making bread (by hand), tends to shun technology, and is blessed with a "wunderbaar" family and a strong faith in God. In addition to writing, reading and researching, Carrie enjoys hiking, kayaking and spending time at the beach.