Today I’m reviewing A Miracle of Hope, the first book in the Amish Wonders series by the delightful Ruth Reid.
Here is a brief synopsis:
How far can God’s mercy reach?
Lindie Wyse is pregnant out of wedlock and thinks an arranged marriage is the only way to preserve her future.
Josiah Plank is certain he’ll never love again, but he needs someone to care for his eight-year-old daughter, Hannah.
The two take on their arrangement tentatively at first but soon realize they are each in for more than they imagined.
Lindie experiences a breakthrough with Hannah when she recognizes Hannah’s special gifts, but a risky pregnancy and serious health issues threaten to demolish the foundation Josiah and Lindie are building.
Will their growing love survive despite their struggles, or will their hearts become as cold as the northern winter?
A Miracle of Hope by Ruth Reid is a wonderful example of the supernatural power of God’s Love! – Tweet this!
My heart went out to Lindie from the get-go!
The story of Lindie Wyse and Josiah Plank might not necessarily be a new story, but Ruth Reid adds such wonderful details and subplots, that you won’t recognize it… and you’ll love how it goes along, even when heartache occurs.
I love Lindie and Josiah – they both try so hard to do the right thing, but both are hurting and aren’t exactly thinking clearly. Lindie has a secret she should have shared with her brother Eli, but fear kept her from saying anything.
Josiah has a secret, too – an important one – but he fails to share it with Lindie. Thankfully Lindie is able to share her secret with her husband, but when she learns his secret from others in the community, she confronts him and learns the horrible truth.
Before long, I was unable to put this book down… I just had to finish it and find out what would happen to Lindie… and Josiah… and the others. I cannot reveal any more than I already have – it wouldn’t be right. These characters are wonderful, they’re so true-to-life, with good – and bad – traits, making them unforgettable.
I’ve read this story twice now – and enjoyed it just as much the second time. If you enjoy reading a story with lots of surprises, you’ll enjoy A Miracle of Hope!
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