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Publisher's Summary

Gould offers a new Amish series in idyllic Lancaster County

At age 20, Jessica Bachman left her two beloved sisters and her Amish community after clashing with the new bishop about her role in the family and the future of their farm. She tried to convince Silas Kemp, who'd been courting her for two years, to join her, but when he said no, she fled anyway.

Three years later, she returns home for the first time since leaving Lancaster to attend her father's funeral. Her arrival back revives all sorts of emotions - yearnings and sorrows alike. Jessica knows things will never return to how they were. But in seeing Silas again, she can't help but wonder what might have been.

Struggling to decide where her next step should take her, she learns the story of a Revolutionary War-era ancestor that echoes her own choices. Will Jessica leave her family and community forever, or is there peace and healing and love yet to come?

©2017 Leslie Gould (P)2017 Recorded Books

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  • Annette Wilson
  • 24-08-20

Ok but far from great

The story line was dry & the reader definitely wasn’t one of my favorites. I am; however, going to try the 2nd book but if it remains the same, I won’t finish.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 01-08-20

hard to follow

theni perspective made the book hard to follow and a bit boring to listen to.

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  • The Best Aunt 😀
  • 26-03-20

Excellent!!

Best Amish story I have read. Very intriguing story line, kept my interest the whole way through. I love that the author gave descriptions but didn’t go overboard fantastic narration as well.

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  • LOK
  • 10-11-19

Wonderful Book!

Leslie Gould creates a masterpiece with this one. Sting Nielsen is the perfect narrator, always. Loved it. Both very talented.

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  • Judy Nerup
  • 05-08-19

Great book

It leaves you with a "happy/loving" feeling inside! It is hard to put down once you start reading

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  • Anonymous User
  • 10-04-19

love the book

Beautifully written. Awesome storyline. Great characters. Written in a way you join the characters through their journey