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A Sister's Secret (Sisters of Holmes County, Bk 1) (Audio CD) (Abridged)
A Sister's Secret - Sisters of Holmes County, Bk 1 - Audio CD - Abridged Author:Wanda E. Brunstetter, Christy King (Narrator) Grace is the oldest sister in the Hostettler family. Having put her rumschpringe (running around years) behind her, she has returned to Holmes County, joined the Amish church, and begun a new life. For the past four years, everything has been going fairly well, until the day she sees an English man who knows enough of her past to jeopardize her ... more »future. Will Gary Walker's passion for Grace destroy more than one life? Amish man Cleon Schrock is planning to marry Grace, but ignorant of her past. Will love and faith triumph over shame and deception in Holmes County?
Read by Christy King. Abridged: 3 sound discs (3 hr., 30 min.) « less
Wanda E. Brunstetter is one of my favorite authors! I wouldn't think this book could be any better than what she has written so far. I was wrong ...this novel is an excellent read. Wanda gives us insight into what each character is thinking and feeling. Because this is the first book of a series, questions aren't completely answered in "A Sister's Secret". I look forward to Book Two of the "Sisters of Holmes County" grouping.
I wanted to like this book, as we used to live near Holmes County, Ohio, and always enjoyed making trips there and seeing the Amish farms. But it's so poorly-written. The characters are one-dimensional, and their motivations are, too. The dialogue is dull and repetitive. The female characters are weak and boring, and the male characters are cruel and unfeeling. Save your time unless you really like the Christian fiction genre.
Great story. I always enjoy these...nice to hear the unfamiliar Dutch words pronounced! As always, the author leaves you hanging so you have to get the next one in the series! The narrator could have been a little better.