The Midwife's Tale (At Home in Trinity Book #1) - eBook
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The Midwife's Tale # 1 At Home in Trinity series, by Delia Parr

Trinity, Pennsylvania, is a town held together by faith, community, and history. Martha Cade comes from a long family line of midwives proud to have served the residents. But when her daughter runs away and a new doctor arrives, Martha knows her calling is at a crossroads. Has her faith ever been more tested?

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Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Bethany House
Publication Date: 2015
ISBN: 9781441228512
ISBN-13: 9781441228512
Series: At Home in Trinity

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Martha Cade comes from a long line of midwives who have served the families of Trinity, Pennsylvania, for generations. A widow with two grown children, she's hopeful that her daughter will follow in her footsteps, but when Victoria runs off, Martha's world is shattered.

Worse, a new doctor has arrived in town, threatening her job, and she can't remember a time when her faith has been tested more. Still determined to do the work she knows God intended for her, Martha is unprepared for all that waits ahead. Whether it's trying to stop a town scandal, mending broken relationships, or feeling the first whispers of an unexpected romance, she faces every trial and every opportunity with hope and faith.

Praise for The Midwife's Tale

"Fans of Jan Karon's Mitford series should love Parr's work."--Philadelphia Inquirer

"This story has every good thing--believably flawed characters, romance, humor, and even a bit of mystery."--Julie Klassen, bestselling author of The Secret of Pembrooke Park

"I was reluctant to say farewell to my new friends from Trinity."--Bestselling author Robin Lee Hatcher

"This book has plot twists that are rarely predictable and yet always plausible. Compelling."--Ft. Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel

Author Bio

Delia Parr is the author of sixteen historical and inspirational historical romance novels, including The Midwife's Tale, Hearts Awakening, Love's First Bloom, and Hidden Affections. The mother of three grown children, she was a longtime high school teacher in southern New Jersey before retiring to Florida's sunny west coast. In between visits to her grandchildren in several different states, she spends her time writing and volunteering alongside other women who share a bond of sisterhood as sisters of faith.

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  1. CurledUpWithaBook
    The Maritimes
    Age: Over 65
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    The Midwife's Tale
    June 16, 2017
    CurledUpWithaBook
    The Maritimes
    Age: Over 65
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    A great story! It was interesting hearing about the home births of years gone by. The village of Trinity sounded like a close knit community until trouble came along and caused mistrust and division among the people. I enjoyed the wide range of characters - much the same as you would find in any community!
  2. pati
    UK
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    touching
    April 20, 2017
    pati
    UK
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    an example of learning to "let go and let God"
  3. YUMA JAR
    Yuma, AZ
    Age: Over 65
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    Enjoyable series...
    August 18, 2016
    YUMA JAR
    Yuma, AZ
    Age: Over 65
    Gender: female
    Quality: 0
    Value: 0
    Meets Expectations: 0
    Good Read! But remember to read the next two in the series.
  4. Mrs ARS
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    An interesting look at the evolution of medicine
    July 20, 2016
    Mrs ARS
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    This review was written for #1: The Midwife's Tale.
    The Midwifes Tale by Delia Parr is the start to the series At Home in Trinity, and is about Widow Martha Cade whos profession is a midwife. I found all the details of midwifery very interesting: for instance that the husbands stayed with their wives and held them on a birthing stool, how midwives usually ran in the family, and all the other details of how a midwife assisted deliveries. While all of the history was fascinating, I also enjoyed the Widow Cade herself. She had been widowed for 10 years with two children and lived with her brother and sister-in-law who ran a tavern. She was also a very brave and strong woman.

    In this character driven story we watch how Martha relies on God and even when she receives devastating news, she does not shirk her responsibilities and does not let those who depend on her down. We have a whole cast of secondary characters that move the story forward and we have hints of a romance that has been sparked again even after so many years have passed. In this first book of the series, Martha has to now deal with a young new doctor who considers her ways archaic, a new academy of orphan boys, and a whole town dealing with a mystery of robberies. I have always enjoyed author Delia Parrs stories and I look forward to continuing this series. I received a copy of this book for an honest review from The Book Club Network, Inc. and the opinions are my own.
  5. loriweller
    Lancaster,Pa
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    Entertaining Book!
    February 28, 2016
    loriweller
    Lancaster,Pa
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    This review was written for #1: The Midwife's Tale.
    The Midwife's Tale is an entertaining book. It is the first book in the At Home in Trinity series. It takes place in rural Pennsylvania in the 1830's. The characters are realistic and informative. The setting is descriptive. The story line keeps your attention. The book includes scandals, romance, lost children and faith. I look forward to reading the next book in the series.

    I received the book from the Book Club Network in exchange for my honest opinion.
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