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Publication Date: 2010
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Series: Kauffman Amish Bakery
Hearts of Lancaster Grand Hotel Series, Volumes 1 & 2Zondervan / Trade Paperback$21.99 Retail:
$30.98Save 29% ($8.99)Availability: In StockCBD Stock No: WW338168
Take a trip to Bird-in-Hand, Pennsylvania, where youll meet the women of the Kauffman Amish Bakery in Lancaster County. As each womans story unfolds, you will share in her heartaches, trials, joys, dreams and secrets. Youll discover how the simplicity of the Amish lifestyle can clash with the English way of lifeand the decisions and consequences that follow. Most importantly, you will be encouraged by the hope and faith of these women, and the importance they place on their families. In A Promise of Hope, the second installment in the Kauffman Amish Bakery series, bestselling author Amy Clipston continues to unfold the tensions, loves, and faith of the inhabitants of Bird-in-Hand, Pennsylvania, and the family bakery that serves as an anchor point for the series. When Sarah Troyer tragically loses her husband Peter, she is left to raise infant twins alone. Overwhelmed and grieving, she lives with her parents in the Amish community of Bird-in-Hand, Pennsylvania. Sarah is taken completely by surprise when a stranger arrives claiming connections to Peters pastPeter had told her he was an orphan with no family. From Luke, she learns her husband hid a secret life, one with ramifications that will change her own. Sarahs family, concerned for her and the future of her twins, encourages her to marry again. It should make sense but Sarahs heart says no. She feels trapped. Should she marry a man she doesnt love? Or discover if her growing interest in Luke can be trusted? A Promise of Hope is filled with surprising twists that will grip you to the very last words.
Amy Clipston is the award-winning and best-selling author of the Kauffman Amish Bakery series. Her novels have hit multiple best-seller lists including CBD, CBA, and ECPA. Amy holds a degree in communication from Virginia Wesleyan College and works full-time for the City of Charlotte, NC. Amy lives in North Carolina with her husband, two sons, and four spoiled rotten cats. Visit her online at www.amyclipston.com Facebook: AmyClipstonBooks Twitter: @AmyClipston
KimberlyAge: 25-34Gender: female3 Stars Out Of 5A Promise of HopeAugust 12, 2011KimberlyAge: 25-34Gender: femaleQuality: 3Value: 2Meets Expectations: 3I enjoyed this second installment of the Kauffman Amish Bakery series for the most part. Sarah is a young widow pregnant with twins, and grieving her husband's death. A relative of her husband, Luke, comes to town to check on him, except Sarah was told her husband was an orphan. The misunderstandings piled on from there. I get that Sarah was grieving, but the whining was overdone. I found several distracting repetitive phrases sprinkled throughout the book. I hope the third book is better, because I like the storyline of the series and will continue reading for that reason.
Darolyn Davis5 Stars Out Of 5Enjoyed the book very muchFebruary 26, 2011Darolyn DavisQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Enjoyed the book very much. Good romance. Kept me in suspence.
luv2readPhiladelphia, PAAge: 18-24Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Great book with even better value!January 13, 2011luv2readPhiladelphia, PAAge: 18-24Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5This book is sure to become a favorite with those who love to read amish fiction. You'll want to read it again, and again, AND AGAIN! A great value!
Lesa BrassetteGrand Junction, COAge: 35-44Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Clipston rocks it out again!December 28, 2010Lesa BrassetteGrand Junction, COAge: 35-44Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5I want the Kauffman family to adopt me. I could learn to bake well enough to work in the bakery. The author paints such a lovely portrait of the family businesses, family connections and family ties in this brilliant series of hers. I read the book several months ago and still have the vivid imagery alive and well with me. The characters are well developed and the story is chock full of originality. Don't miss this one. It would be a shame. I don't think it is unreasonable to wish this series would never end.
BeckyLewiston, IdahoAge: 55-65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Absolutely awesomeOctober 21, 2010BeckyLewiston, IdahoAge: 55-65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5WOW!! I have now read both of Amy's Kaufman Amish Bakery Series books, and I thought they were both wonderful. Amy Clipston is now my favorite author of Amish fiction. When I started reading A Promise of Hope, I could not put it down. I read it in two days. I love how she includes Bible verses in her writings and emphasises how we should turn our struggles and trials over to
God and rely on him. My heart really went to Sarah when she lost her husband in the fire. I cried when I read that part. I cannot wait until December for the third book to be released.
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