Lillard continues her Wells Landing series with this tender 10th installment (following Loving Jenna). Sixty-four-year-old Nadine Burkhardt, who has been widowed twice, has just moved with her daughter-in-law and disabled adult granddaughter to the small Amish community of Wells Landing for a new start. One day in church, she notices a man with bright blue eyes staring at her and cannot stop wondering about him. She learns that he is Amos Fisher, a bachelor about her age who recently moved back to town. Amos falls in love with Nadine the moment he sees her and believes God has brought them together. However, convincing her is easier said than done—Nadine reacts angrily to Amos’s attentions and announces she is uninterested in finding love again—and Amos starts to question his relationship with God. But despite Nadine’s protestations, Amos keeps asking her out, and she begins to enjoys Amos’s company, finally agreeing to be his friend. When Amos’s health becomes a concern, Nadine must face her fears of commitment as she questions her true feelings for Amos. Lillard’s rich descriptions of Amish life and endearing portrayal of Amos’s courtship will please any fan of Amish fiction. Series fans are in for a treat. (Aug.)
Reviewed on : 06/29/2020 Release date: 07/28/2020 Genre: Inspirational Fiction
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