The Believer

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Center Point Large Print, 2009 - Fiction - 457 pages
32 Reviews
CBA bestselling author.

Elizabeth Duncan has nowhere to turn. In charge of her younger brother and sister after their parents die, her options are limited. When she hears that the Shaker community in the next county takes in orphans, she presents herself and her siblings at Harmony Hill.

Despite the hard work and strange new beliefs around her, Elizabeth is relieved to have a roof overhead and food to eat. But when she feels a strong attachment to a handsome young believer named Ethan, life gets complicated. Ethan has never looked on the opposite sex as anything but sisters, but he can't shake the new feelings that Elizabeth has awakened in him. Will Elizabeth be forced to leave the village to keep Ethan from stumbling? Or will Ethan's love for her change their lives forever?

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A good story line and an entertaining plot. -
It wasn't a page turner, but I enjoyed it. - Goodreads
The premise of this one was quite believable. - Goodreads

Review: Believer, The: A Novel - eBook

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Elizabeth Duncan has run out of options. With her last living parent gone, two siblings to care for, and no where to live, she turns to the last hope that remains. Remembering the Shaker village in ... Read full review

Review: The Believer (Shaker Series #2)

User Review  - Heather - Goodreads

The story felt like it dragged on and on. There were places where months went by in the story but it was not truly evident to the reader until chapters later. The shaker ways were little more than a ... Read full review

About the author (2009)

Ann H. Gabhart is the author of The Shaker Books and Hollyhill Book Series.

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