The Quakers of New Garden - eBook
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Vendor: Barbour Books
Publication Date: 2012
Availability: In Stock
Series: Romancing America
Join four Quaker women on a journey through the trials of faith and love. Ruth Payne’s bridegroom has cold feet. . .for the second time. Will their third try be the charm? Things get complicated for Underground Railroad worker Deborah Wall when she meets a bounty hunter head-on. Will love have them seeing eye-to-eye? Leah hopes to turn a marriage of convenience into a marriage of love. But will letters be a firm enough foundation? Christian Jaidon Taylor wants to win the heart of Quaker Catherine Wall. But will religion make them as incompatible as night and day?
Jennifer Hudson Taylor is an award-winning author of historical Christian fiction and a speaker on topics of faith, writing, and publishing. Jennifer graduated from Elon University with a B.A. in Journalism. When she isn’t writing, Jennifer enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, genealogy, and reading.
Robin WallaceFloridaAge: 35-44Gender: female3 Stars Out Of 5Solid Storyline but the language a bit muchApril 8, 2013Robin WallaceFloridaAge: 35-44Gender: femaleQuality: 3Value: 3Meets Expectations: 3The Quakers of New Garden
Claire Sanders, Ann E. Schrock, Jennifer Hudson Taylor, Susette Williams
Description: Four Quakers of New Garden face trials of the heart. When Josiah Wall postpones his marriage to Ruth Payne for a second time, Ruth is reluctant to give him another chance at love. Deborah Wall is thrilled to work at a hub of the Underground Railroad, until wounded Nathaniel Foxâ€”a bounty hunter for runaway slavesâ€”is left to her care. Leah Wall struggles to turn a marriage of convenience into a marriage of love. Christian Jaidon Taylor pursues Quaker Catherine Wallâ€”but she's convinced their differences will forever keep them apart. Will these women withstand the test of love?
Review: I really liked the story lines for all the books. They were well thought out and easy to read except for the â€˜thee' â€˜thou' and like language. It was OK at the start but became a noose during the reading because the weighed down the dialogue. I struggled through this with the start of each story until I could block it out. It seemed to me that it should have been phased out and I doubt that it would have bothered me. They were fun to see them blend from one part of the family to the next with characters that would pop into other stories. I am glad that I read it over all and look forward to hearing good things from these authors in the future.
I would like to thank Net Galley and Barbour Publishing, Inc. for allowing me to read and review this book in return for a free copy and I was never asked to write a favorable review by anyone.
ArizonanArizonaAge: Over 65Gender: female4 Stars Out Of 5Gives insights into the Quaker religion/beliefs.April 8, 2013ArizonanArizonaAge: Over 65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 4Reading about the historic Underground Railroad was interesting but I was hoping to learn a little more about the Quakers than I did in this book even though it did give quite a bit of information.
roseAge: Over 65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5I began this book and didn't want to put it down.March 28, 2013roseAge: Over 65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5The authors made me feel as if I was back in that time period. Good characters and a good story line. Could connect each new story with the previous story.
Pamela MartinBermdaAge: 55-65Gender: female4 Stars Out Of 5Great read!March 18, 2013Pamela MartinBermdaAge: 55-65Gender: femaleQuality: 4Value: 4Meets Expectations: 4It was wonderflul to have all four books in hand making it so easy to follow the seqence of time from then to now in the lives of this Quaker family.
kcjeanetteColumbus, MSAge: 45-54Gender: female4 Stars Out Of 5nice collection of 4 storiesSeptember 12, 2012kcjeanetteColumbus, MSAge: 45-54Gender: femaleQuality: 4Value: 4Meets Expectations: 4This is a super nice collection of 4 stories about the Friends(Quakers). I always enjoy reading what I can about them! If you are new to reading about them they use thee and thou, but it always is great stories and it will take to a different place and time so grab the book and enjoy! :)