Today I am reviewing Plain Promise, the third book in the Daughters of the Promise series by Beth Wiseman.
Here is a brief synopsis:
Young Amish widow, Sadie Fisher, leads a simple life in the quiet countryside of Lancaster County–selling Amish goods to a steady stream of tourists. Though it is a good life, lately she’s wondered if it is God’s will for her to remain without a husband and a family.
Winters can be brutally cold and lonely in Pennsylvania, so Sadie rejoices when a renter signs up for a three month stay in her guest cottage. But when wealthy, impulsive “Englischer” Kade Saunders arrives, she isn’t sure she wants him around that long.
Sadie feels the stress of the bishop’s watchful eye, expecting her to act in accordance with the “”Ordnung”,” the understood behavior by which the Amish live. To complicate things, Kade is soon surprised with sole custody of a child he barely knows–his five-year-old autistic son, Tyler.
Sadie and young Tyler form an immediate connection. As she grows to love and understand this exceptional child, her feelings for Kade grow into something that both terrifies and exhilarates her. And while Kade seems to feel the attraction to her as well, their worlds couldn’t be farther apart.
Sadie must stay true to her Amish roots, but denying the love she feels is impossible. Could it be that God has the improbable in store for Sadie? And will she have the faith to step into a love bigger than she’s ever dreamed possible?
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Ach! Such a beautiful story!
We first met Sadie in PLAIN PERFECT, when she was hoping to marry up with Samuel — who instead fell for Lillian and married her. But this story, PLAIN PROMISE, is Sadie’s story.
Sadie has been corresponding with Milo, an Amish man in Texas. When she rents out her guest cottage for 3 months — in the winter — to an Englischer, she has no idea that she’ll grow to love him and his son. But who will be giving up the most if they begin a life together?
In the meantime, Milo shows up…
Wow! Ms. Wiseman handles the Amish–Englischer situation much better than I expected to see it. The characters are so true-to-life, I wouldn’t be surprised to meet them some day.
If I say anything else, I’d probably give too much away… I don’t want to do this, so let me encourage you to read it for yourself. It’s WONDERFUL!
Sadie always believed in God’s promises… Can she really trust her heart? – Tweet this!
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Review © 2015 DJ Mynatt