A Promise of Hope

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Zondervan, 2010 - Fiction - 300 pages
30 Reviews

Take a trip to Bird-in-Hand, Pennsylvania, where you'll meet the women of the Kauffman Amish Bakery in Lancaster County. As each woman's story unfolds, you will share in her heartaches, trials, joys, dreams ... and secrets. You'll discover how the simplicity of the Amish lifestyle can clash with the "English" way of life--and the decisions and consequences that follow. Most importantly, you will be encouraged by the hope and faith of these women, and the importance they place on their families. In A Promise of Hope, the second installment in the Kauffman Amish Bakery series, bestselling author Amy Clipston continues to unfold the tensions, loves, and faith of the inhabitants of Bird-in-Hand, Pennsylvania, and the family bakery that serves as an anchor point for the series. When Sarah Troyer tragically loses her husband Peter, she is left to raise infant twins alone. Overwhelmed and grieving, she lives with her parents in the Amish community of Bird-in-Hand, Pennsylvania. Sarah is taken completely by surprise when a stranger arrives claiming connections to Peter's past--Peter had told her he was an orphan with no family. From Luke, she learns her husband hid a secret life, one with ramifications that will change her own. Sarah's family, concerned for her and the future of her twins, encourages her to marry again. It should make sense ... but Sarah's heart says no. She feels trapped. Should she marry a man she doesn't love? Or discover if her growing interest in Luke can be trusted? A Promise of Hope is filled with surprising twists that will grip you to the very last words.

 

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A Promise of Hope

User Review  - Kimberly - Christianbook.com

I enjoyed this second installment of the Kauffman Amish Bakery series for the most part. Sarah is a young widow pregnant with twins, and grieving her husband's death. A relative of her husband, Luke ... Read full review

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User Review  - tillien - LibraryThing

The author did a MUCH better job in this book of not repeating as much. I enjoyed the book and loved how she moved to a different member of the family...This one was about the youngest of the Kauffman ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
7
Section 2
9
Section 3
11
Section 4
17
Section 5
27
Section 6
35
Section 7
45
Section 8
47
Section 22
171
Section 23
173
Section 24
189
Section 25
197
Section 26
217
Section 27
221
Section 28
223
Section 29
231

Section 9
57
Section 10
67
Section 11
79
Section 12
85
Section 13
87
Section 14
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Section 15
109
Section 16
119
Section 17
129
Section 18
131
Section 19
137
Section 20
145
Section 21
157
Section 30
247
Section 31
257
Section 32
263
Section 33
265
Section 34
269
Section 35
277
Section 36
285
Section 37
287
Section 38
293
Section 39
295
Section 40
297
Section 41
301
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About the author (2010)

Amy Clipson has lived in New Jersey and Virginia. She now lives in North Carolina with her husband, Joe, and their two sons, Zac and Matt, and her mother, Lola.

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