About the Book
Three months ago, everything changed for Darla Kurtz and her family.
Darla’s father was responsible for a terrible fire at Charm’s lumber mill which killed five Amish men. And though he, too, lost his life, the town of Charm hasn’t looked at her family the same since. Even Lukas Kinsinger—with whom Darla used to have a close friendship.
Now her brother’s anger at the town is spilling over onto Darla, and she has the bruises to prove it. The accident already cost five lives, but if something doesn’t change soon, Darla fears it will cost her—and her family—even more.
Lukas Kinsinger wants to mourn the loss of his father, but he can hardly find the time to breathe. Suddenly the head of his father’s lumber mill and responsible for taking care of his three siblings, he’s feeling the pressure. He has also never felt more alone—especially with the new tension between he and Darla. But when he learns of her troubles at home, Lukas knows he can’t simply stand by and watch. Someone has to help her before another tragedy occurs.
As Lukas and Darla attempt to repair their families, they discover something deeper than friendship growing between them. But will Lukas and Darla’s love be accepted after so much loss? Or will the pain of the past overcome any chance of future happiness?
Shelley Shepard Gray’s first book in her Charmed Amish Life series is set in the quaint Amish village of Charm, Ohio, and tells the stories of the Kinsinger siblings who are each struggling to find both forgiveness and love in the face of tragedy.
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About the Author
Shelley Shepard Gray is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author, a finalist for the American Christian Fiction Writers prestigious Carol Award, and a two-time HOLT Medallion winner. She lives in southern Ohio, where she writes full-time, bakes too much, and can often be found walking her dachshunds on her town’s bike trail.
Wow! Acclaimed author Shelley Shepard Gray has done it again in her novel, A Son’s Vow. A tragic lumber mill accident killed five people in the local Amish community. This story is about several of the different people that it affects and how he or she deals with the situation. It is an inspiring novel of pain, sorrow, accusations, love, and most of all forgiveness. Readers of Shelley’s previous stories will not be disappointed in her new series The Charmed Amish Life. Shelley always has a way of portraying her characters in a way that readers will fall in love with, living alongside each character as they struggle and overcome. I would recommend this story to readers of Amish-romance fiction.
Series: The Charmed Amish Life
Genre: Amish, romance, Christian
Publisher: Avon Inspire
Publication date: January 26, 2016
Number of pages: 288
Content Rating: PG
Book Rating: 5 stars
Other books in the series:
2-A Daughter’s Dream (coming May 2016)
3-A Sister’s Wish (coming September 2016)
A review copy of this book was provided by LitFuse.
Enter to win a copy of A Son’s Vow—five winners will be chosen! Click the image below to enter to win. The winners will be announced February 11 on Shelley’s blog!
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