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The Forbidden (The Courtship of Nellie Fisher, Bk 2)
The Forbidden - The Courtship of Nellie Fisher, Bk 2 Author:Beverly Lewis Is a romantic and poignant three-book series that showcases the power of God's word to unite... and to divide. — Caleb Yoder's father has forbidden him to court Nellie Fisher, but words alone cannot stop Caleb's love. Yet he knows that if he continues to meet Nellie at their secret place, he risks losing everything. — Nellie, too, is torn. She lon... more »gs to marry her Old Order beau but cannot ignore the gentle pull she feels toward the faith of her New Order family. Still struggling to come to terms with the death of her beloved sister, Nellie visits the Mennonite friends who were with Suzy on the day she drowned. Will Nellie find the missing pieces of her sister's life...and of her own future as well?« less
3.5 stars, really.
This is the second book in the Nellie Fisher series. I really liked how it shows a struggle of what people go through, and in this case struggles with faith and hardships that the various characters encounter. The main portion of this book is about Nellie Fisher and her beau Caleb whom she desires to marry one day. Her family is deciding to follow the New Amish Order rather than the Old one that she and Caleb are set on, but she loves how her family has been acting and changing as they read God's Word more and more. I think the saddest portions to read in this book is about Rosanna and Elias who are adjusting to parenthood after being given a set of twins they have adopted as their own.