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Anxious to learn more about her forebears, Ada enlists the help of a young Mennonite scholar named Daniel, but even as she develops feelings for him, she cannot get Will from her mind-or her heart. At a crossroads, Ada must decide what she is willing to give up from the past in order to embrace her future.
Vendor: Harvest House Publishers
Publication Date: 2011
Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.50 (inches)
Series: Women of Lancaster County
The Amish Midwife, Women of Lancaster County Series #1Mindy Starns Clark, Leslie GouldHarvest House Publishers / 2011 / Trade Paperback$8.99 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 55 Reviews Video
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Bestselling author Mindy Starns Clark and coauthor Leslie Gould offer readers The Amish Nanny, Book 2 in the Women of Lancaster County series, which tells the stories of young Plain women as they explore their roots, connect with family, and discover true love.
Amish-raised Ada Rupp knows it’s time to make a commitment to the faith and join the church, especially if she wants a future with the handsome Amish widower Will Gundy.
But when she has the chance to travel to Switzerland as the caregiver of a young child, she leaps at the opportunity.
Anxious to learn more about her forebears, Ada enlists the help of a young Mennonite scholar named Daniel, but even as she develops feelings for him, she cannot get Will from her mindor her heart. At a crossroads, Ada must decide what she is willing to give up from the past in order to embrace her future.
Mindy Starns Clark is the bestselling author of more than 20 books, both fiction and nonfiction, with over a million copies sold. Mindy and her husband, John, have two adult children and live in Pennsylvania. www.mindystarnsclark.com
Leslie Gould, a former magazine editor, is the author of numerous novels, including Beyond the Blue and Garden of Dreams. She received her master of fine arts degree from Portland State University and lives in Oregon with her husband, Peter, and their four children. www.lesliegould.com
This is the best yet! It is full of love, intrigue, and restoration of the family core from the start to the present. I highly recommended this book to every reader.”
Sandy Davis Posten, Redeemed Books & Gifts
Once again authors Mindy Starns Clark and Leslie Gould have engrossed their readers with a complex story of people past and present, Amish and Englisch,’ adopted and biological. The Amish Nanny contains numerous resources to help the reader gain further understanding of the Amish way of life, and will be a fine choice for any book club to undertake.”
I enjoyed reading The Amish Nanny. I feel that the author treated the Amish culture with respect. It allows the reader to see a bit into the life of the Amish. It was also written in a way to hold your attention as there was a lot of action!”
Harvey Mast, Delaware Mennonite Historical Society
As Ada said, I wanted the full knowledge of what was out there, of who I might be.’ Perhaps journeying along with her in this novel will help answer these questions in the reader’s life. I recommend this story and others by Mindy Starns Clark and Leslie Gould.”
I read these books with genuine delightfirst for the further revelations of life in the extended Amish family readers were introduced to in the first book of the series, and second for the clever way the main character's story spanned both geography and time. Well done!”
I think you will enjoy meeting Ada as much as you enjoyed meeting Lexie. The writers, Clark and Gould, work seamlessly together with one voice keeping the story line cohesive and interesting.”
One of the many things I liked about this book was the attention given to historical details of the Anabaptists in Switzerland. I also enjoyed the way the authors showed the complexities involved in trying to live the Plain life in modern day society.
I would recommend this book without reservation.”
Julie Surface Johnson
EllenFort Worth, TXAge: 55-65Gender: female2 Stars Out Of 5I Can't read the Photo Copy of the letter in Chapter 38July 25, 2016EllenFort Worth, TXAge: 55-65Gender: femaleQuality: 0Value: 0Meets Expectations: 0It was a nice touch, showing a photo copy of a hand-written letter in chapter 38, but it's so small that I can't read it. Any suggestions, ANYONE?
Dee KranzPrince George BC CanadaAge: 55-65Gender: female4 Stars Out Of 5Very EnjoyableOctober 8, 2013Dee KranzPrince George BC CanadaAge: 55-65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Enjoyable and insightfull Allows for different perspectives on adoption
RJHurleyNorth CarolinaAge: Over 65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Book has a unique and very interesting plot.August 20, 2013RJHurleyNorth CarolinaAge: Over 65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5This book has a theme with a different twist from other Amish novels I have read. I found that to add to its interest.
ShoeIndianaAge: Over 65Gender: female4 Stars Out Of 5Loved the storyDecember 29, 2011ShoeIndianaAge: Over 65Gender: femaleQuality: 4Value: 4Meets Expectations: 4The book was very well written and definitely held my interest.
Lesa BrassetteGrand Junction, COAge: 35-44Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Loved this book!December 26, 2011Lesa BrassetteGrand Junction, COAge: 35-44Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5I have to tell you I am very stingy with my stars. When I give four, that's really like 5 or 6 on this scale. When I give 5, I guess that would be more like 10. So, I really loved this book. I had a hard time putting it down.
I loved the setting, the interesting characters, the plot ... you know, pretty much everything.
This was well written and those who love Amish fiction should not miss it!