The Believer: A Novel
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?
Following on the heels of the successful book The Outsider, The Believer is Ann H. Gabhart's newest exploration of love and devotion in this quiet Shaker community.
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Review: The Believer (Shaker Series #2)User Review - Mary Beth - Goodreads
I learned an amazing number of things about the Shaker religion. This novel was very well researched. Read full review
Review: The Believer (Shaker Series #2)User Review - Abigail - Goodreads
The writing and all that was good. I picked this up because I'm kind of a fan of all those Amish Christian romances (even if reading Thrill of the Chaste did make me scrutinize them a little more) so ... Read full review