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Vendor: Avon Inspire
Publication Date: 2015
Series: Pinecraft Brides
Beloved bestselling author Shelley Shepard Gray returns with the second book in her Amish Brides of Pinecraft series— a story of finding the strength to follow your dreams . . . and your heart
Penny Troyer never disobeys her parents. But tonight she's bending the rules because Michael Knoxx—the most famous member of the Knoxx Family, a traveling Mennonite evangelical family—is scheduled to speak. Penny has heard of Michael—how he lost part of his leg in a terrible accident and uses the experience to inspire others—and knows she must meet him . . . even if it means challenging her parents' strict rules and taking the first step toward her own independence.
Though he speaks about living life to the fullest, Michael knows he needs to take his own advice. Life on the road is grueling and Michael wants to slow down, to rest . . . to perhaps meet someone who sees him as a man, not just a celebrity. So when a twist of fate allows him the chance to stay a little longer in Pinecraft, Michael knows God is showing him a new path, especially when he discovers that Penny has also survived a terrible ordeal.
But as Michael's time in Pinecraft comes to an end, Michael and Penny are left to wonder what kind of future they could possibly have together. Are they brave enough to take the chance given to them? Or will they choose to cling to what is familiar, even if it pushes away their dream of happiness?
Shelley Shepard Gray is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author, a finalist for the American Christian Fiction Writers prestigious Carol Award, and a two-time HOLT Medallion winner. She lives in southern Ohio, where she writes full-time, bakes too much, and can often be found walking her dachshunds on her town’s bike trail.
There are some words of wisdom in Gray’s latest, such as the importance of embracing and cherishing each moment and the fact that “Sometimes the hardest path to take is the only path worth walking on.”
“Gray has written an endearing tale set in unique location.”
“The Promise of Palm Grove” is stunning from the first page. Shelley Shepard Gray writes with heart and a deep understanding of the plain community.
“With her endearing and delightful characters, written in her trademark descriptive style, author Shelley Shepard Gray has once again crafted a story that will capture readers’ hearts from the first page.”
Once again Shelley does an exceptional job at penning a story. I can always count on a good story line and a satisfying ending.
Praise for The Promise of Palm Grove: “Shelley is one of my favorites. An engaging, heartfelt story with characters who are easy to love. Sweet, heartwarming and wonderful. I savored every word.”