Book DescriptionWhen tragedy strikes an independent Amish woman, she must accept a marriage proposal from the man she vowed never to marry.
As the oldest daughter in an Amish family, Sadie's life was mapped out since the day she was born. She would join the church, marry an Amish man, and eventually she and her husband would take over her family's store. But when her parents unexpectedly die in a buggy accident, her life goes into a tailspin. Determined to keep her parents' legacy alive, Sadie works harder than ever to provide for herself and her younger sisters.
However, the bishop is unwilling to let a young woman manage the property and business all on her own. He gives Sadie two choices: marry his son, Aden, or relinquish the business and land to the community. Not willing to give up on her dream, she weds Aden, resigning herself to a loveless marriage.
But while working with Aden at the store, Sadie realizes he isn't the same boy who had betrayed her in the past. In fact, she begins to look forward to the time they spend together, getting to know the man with a kind heart and gentle smile. Just when Sadie starts to let her guard down and perhaps develop feelings for her new husband, several dangerous secrets are revealed. Now everything Sadie has worked so hard to protect is threatened, and she must find a way to save her family-and herself.
I enjoyed this Amish fiction. I had to feel sorry for Sadie because she was forced to marry someone she didn't love because of the strict rules of the Bishop. Kathleen Fuller does another wonderful job writing a wonderful book full of excitement and twists and turns. The tension with Sadie and her difficult decision grips the hearts of readers because of the situation she has had to face. In a heartbeat, her parents were taken from her, changing her life. Marrying Aden is not what she wants to do, but working with him in the story was not as bad as she expected. Ms. Fuller handles the situations well, she has a way of keeping readers interested and coming back for more. I highly recommend this book, and especially if you enjoy Amish.
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