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She never wanted to marry. He hopes to make amends for past wrongs. Can love find a way to heal both of their hearts?
Sadie Schrock swore she would never marry. All of her other Amish friends could court and marry—she was content to manage the family business and eventually take it over when her parents are ready to retire. But all of that changes when a reckless driver kills both of her parents and seriously injures her younger sister. With mounting hospital bills adding to the pile of debt her parents left behind, Sadie is left with no choice: she must marry. And not just any man—the man who saw her at her weakest and walked away.
Aden knows what his brother did to Sadie years ago was inexcusable. And every day since that incident, Aden has lived with the guilt for not intervening sooner. When he is faced with the chance to protect Sadie once again, he can’t let her down—even if it means living with the scorn of the woman he loves for the rest of his life.
Working alongside Aden at the store, Sadie realizes he isn’t the same boy who once betrayed her. Just when Sadie starts to let her guard down and perhaps develop feelings for her new husband, dangerous secrets are revealed. Now everything Sadie has worked so hard to protect is threatened, and she must find a way to save her family—and herself.
Christian - Romance - Amish
This book was fantastic! I felt for Sadie through her many trials, I could feel her emotions and was able to identify with her. Her loyalty to her family goes above and beyond, and I really liked her character in general. I love the redemption angle in the last half of the book, too. Normally, I don't feel like I would have, but it was just so perfectly done and fitting for the story that I had no issue with it at all.
The ebb and flow of the plot was great, and I listened to the entire book in one go. The writing is gorgeous, and I think it's safe to call me a new fan!
The narrator was really quite good, too. She has a pleasant voice and a nice pace to her reading. She seemed to know the story fairly well, though occasionally I felt like the tone of a character's voice was off. A minor thing, and probably one that's just particular to my tastes. Overall, I would definitely listen to her reading again.
I definitely recommend this to those who like Amish themed books, a reluctant romance, and a nice, clean read.
Bob says: 5 Platypires, and a favorite for 2018!