Today I’m reviewing Brush of Angel’s Wings, the second book in the Heaven on Earth series by the wonderful Ruth Reid.
Here is a brief synopsis:
He doesn’t plan to stay Amish. She doesn’t have a plan… then an angel draws their hearts toward God . . . and each other.
A buggy-racing champion, a hardworking field-hand, and a terrible cook, Rachel Hartzler does not fit her Amish community’s standards for an eligible bride. Hurt by their rejection and still grieving the loss of her brother, Rachel is ready for change.
She’s not, however, ready for Jordan Engles. Rachel’s father hired him to help tend the fields so Rachel can learn to cook and sew, thus increasing her chances of finding a husband. She can’t understand why her father doesn’t want her help and blames Jordan for trying to replace her beloved brother.
Jordan plans for his time on the Michigan farm to be short. Before his mother passed away, he promised her he’d give her Amish roots a chance. Upon her death, uncertain about what else to do, he came to stay with his Uncle Isaac in Hope Falls. He’s curious why his mother left the community she obviously loved. But it doesn’t take Jordan long to conclude that the strict lifestyle and the three hour church services are not for him.
But there isn’t just human interaction at play. Nathaniel, an angel of God, sees the potential in Jordan and Rachel’s hearts from heaven’s perspective. His goal is to shepherd them toward the path of healing and love.
When tragedy strikes, then strikes again, this angelic being is sent to guide them toward the healing and abundant life promised in God’s Word – if only they will listen.
Rachel Hartzler is committed to being Amish, but she isn’t the typical young maedel you think of when you think “Amish”… she’s known in the community as a buggy racing champion, a field hand, and a terrible cook — just about everything a young Amish maedel is not supposed to be.
Jordan, whose mom left the Amish years ago to marry his father, comes to live in the community for a short time. He’s hired by Rachel’s father to help tend the fields so that Rachel can learn how to cook, clean, sew and quilt – whatever it will take for her to find a husband.
Rachel’s not happy… not only is she banned from helping outdoors, but she has never even been asked to ride home from a singing with one of the local Amish boys. And Jordan is convinced that the strict life of the Amish is not for him, besides the fact that he and Rachel are always at odds… except Jordan keeps eating – and complementing – her awful cooking.
Ruth Reid is the talented author of the Heaven on Earth series. She shares her own belief of the forces that inherit the spiritual realm of our world – a guardian angel watching over the main characters and a fallen angel trying to convince them to doubt God and abandon faith in Him.
Although the first book in this series, introducing an angelic presence, was unexpected… the second book — with a new look at how angels and demons are present and working to influence — or protect — us at any moment in our life and the lives of others — was a complete surprise – albeit a good one.
I had a hard time putting this book down! It really touched my heart! It was Thank you, Ruth, for this new perspective on the realm of angels.
I can’t wait to get to book 3 — An Angel By Her Side!
I can definitely recommend this series to everyone.
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