Christopher Marshall is a weary and wounded ex-soldier who just wants some peace in his life. He met Hannah in the hospital and later corresponds with her. When he visits her and Matthew, he envies them their happiness. Then he meets Matthew's sister, Rebecca Bontrager, and there's a clash of cultures and values between the former career military man and the gentle, pacifist Amish woman. Yet,there is also a deep attraction between them, and they fall in love.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 320 Vendor: Abingdon Press Publication Date: 2011 Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.50 (inches)
Chris Matlock, a wounded and weary ex-soldier, just wants peace in his life, and he believes hes found it when he visits Matthew and Jenny Bontrager. He envies their happiness and simple life but doesnt believe that that life is meant for him. When he meets Matthews sister, Hannah, a small spark of hope flares within him. Despite the clash of cultures between the former military man and the pacifist Amish woman, Chris and Hannah fall in love. Chris settles into life in the community, helping Matthew with the farm. Then the threats begin. At first, Chris plans to leave in order to protect Hannah. Then he discovers who his enemy is and realizes that he must stay and face his adversary, even if it means revealing a secret he hoped would remain buried forever.
Barbara Cameron has a heart for writing about the spiritual values and simple joys of the Amish. She is the author of more than35 fiction and nonfiction books, three nationally televised movies, and the winner of the first Romance Writers of America Golden Heart Award. Barbara currently resides in Edgewater, Florida. Find out more about Barbara at BarbaraCameron.com, Amishhearts.com and Amishliving.com.