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Joe Garrison returns from war, in hopes of recovering from the brutality of war and to rebuild a relationship with his seven-year-old daughter Daisy. He finds his daughter is quite attached to Esther, the woman who raised her. Being a father is more difficult that he had thought. Esther loves Daisy and despite her Amish ways, Joe finds himself drawn to her as a woman and not just a caregiver. What happens when Joe decides to send Daisy away to a school for the deaf?
Number of Pages: 304
Vendor: Howard Books
Publication Date: 2015
|Dimensions: 5.50 X 8.38 (inches)|
Series: Promise of Sunrise
Orphaned as a child, Esther Detweiler is used to caring for herself and her ailing grandmother. They made the best out of a hard life and poverty without asking for help. They even take in her shunned cousin’s deaf daughter, Daisy, when her mother dies and her father goes off to war. When Esther’s grandmother dies, Daisy is all she has.
When war veteran Joe Garrison returns, all he can think about is recovering from the horrors of war and building a relationship with his seven-year-old daughter. Daisy, however, is unwilling to leave Esther, whom she loves. Joe and Daisy get to know each other again, but Joe struggles with nightmares and fatherhood is proving to be more difficult than he imagined. Esther loves Daisy and despite her Amish ways, Joe finds himself drawn to her as a woman and not just a caregiver.
As their love blossoms, Joe decides to send Daisy away to a school for the deaf which propels their lives into turmoil and a battle for love and family.
“Readers of Amish fiction will love Elizabeth Byler Younts’ latest book, Promise to Keep. A tender tale, it is filled with heart-touching moments and characters who come alive on the page. A true gem of a story.”