An Amish Family Christmas (The Charmed Amish Life #4) by Shelley Shepard Gray -- Book Tour Reveiw + Giveaway
About the Book
In Shelley Shepard Gray’s fourth book in her Charmed Amish Life series, an unlikely Amish romance reveals that Christmas is a time for family, miracles—and love.
Ever since his father died in a tragic fire, Levi Kinsinger has felt adrift. Newly returned to Charm, Ohio, Levi is trying to fit into his old life, only to discover he seems to have outgrown it.
But when Julia, his young widowed neighbor, asks for his help with a Christmas project, Levi finds a sense of purpose for the first time in months. She and her daughter are new to Charm and could use a friend, a job Levi takes personally. Soon enough, friendship grows into attraction, but Levi can’t help having doubts. There’s something about Julia that doesn’t ring quite true…
Like Levi, Julia Kemps has survived her fair share of hardships—but only by hiding the truth of her past. Being an unmarried mother in an Amish community was unthinkable. Feeling hopeless, Julia did the only thing she could do: she moved to a new town and pretended to be a widow. But meeting Levi, she’s hopeful for the first time. Little by little, she begins to imagine telling him her darkest secret, and eventually…perhaps even sharing her life with him.
Christmas is a time for family, and as the holiday draws closer, Julia and Levi will have to face their pasts together…in order to find the healing, support and love they so desperately desire.
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.
As always, Shelley Shepard Gray’s books speak from the heart. This story is filled with themes of family, miracles, and of course romance. Gray brings her characters to life and causes readers to fall in love with them and the story as she pulls them in. This story is about Julia Kemp and her neighbor Levi Kinsinger. They both have things that happened to them in the past that they are avoiding, but need to come to grips with so they can move on and find the love they both desire. Deep friendship and romance bud between the two as they work to move on from the past and come together. A sweet holiday story that readers will absolutely love!!
Series: The Charmed Amish Life
Genre: Amish, romance, Christian, holiday
Publisher: Avon Inspired
Publication date: October 18, 2016
Number of pages: 288
Content Rating: PG
Book Rating: 5 Stars
Other books in the series:
1-A Son’s Vow
2-A Daughter’s Dream
3-A Sister’s Wish
A print review copy of this book was provided by LitFuse via the publisher. A review was not required and all views and opinions expressed are my own.
Enter to win a book pack (a copy of A Sister’s Wish and a copy of An Amish Family Christmas) from Shelley. Five winners will be chosen! Click the image below to enter to win. The winners will be announced November 7th on Shelley’s blog!
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