Isaac’s parents, friends, and especially Abby, his betrothed, are worried sick he will have brain damage from all the time he spent under the ice. Granted he could also get pneumonia. They all knew the outcome was in God’s hands.
Darcy is asked to take a leave of absence from Dr. Ken Casey’s office to come help her friend, Laura, with Joshua. She will stay to help with the bobbelin. Being out where Adam lives has brought her closer to him. Now that he spoke of his intentions to marry her, she didn’t want to ever return to the city that had treated her so badly.
Moses and Amelia are thrilled with both Paula and Laura delivering any day now. They felt blessed at every turn and gave praises to God.
Jacob’s shop has kept him very busy as word of mouth has gotten out about the quality of workmanship with each piece of furniture he creates.
Adam, being head over heels in love with Darcy, spent many hours working on the two-story white house with the picket fence. He knew both were Darcy’s dream. Nothing pleased him more than to make Darcy smile. He could not wait to finish the house so he could see Darcy walking down the aisle toward him. Darcy had been afraid her past would affect Adam’s decision to consider her as a mamm to his kinner. When Adam shared with her the past, it was just that—the past! Besides, at the age she was abducted, it was not her fault.
Rachael’s friends have noticed the physical changes in her appearance. It left them wondering what was going on.
There are changes to their life. But is it for the better or for the worse?
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Ladies of Lancaster County is filled with family values, love, friendships, and their faiths and tribulations tearing their community apart. The fears and doubts bring questions to the many families involved as to which path they should take.
Rachael is struggling with her physical infirmities, with her doctors telling her there is not much time left. “Go home; put your affairs in order.”
Laura Knapp, Rebeka Knapp’s teenage daughter, is conflicted whether to experience the forbidden world outside the Amish faith or stay close to home. Some Englischers in town had caught her eye; however, there was also a young Amish man ever so handsome.
Patty Stansell grew up in southern Oregon. Her passion for the written word was fueled by the mentoring of Pastor Bob Ortega of Calvary Chapel, Las Cruces, N.M. With her lifelong love of the Amish and Mennonite cultures brought her to write this series "The Ladies of Lancaster County."
"We long for a slower, simpler world--maybe that is why we love the Amish Books! Stansell's series of books explores the dark corners of this Eden--showing how the light of the gospel can penetrate even that cold tradition."
Paul E.Miller best-selling author of A Praying Life and Love Walked Among Us
My name is Patty Stansell, author of The Ladies of Lancaster County: The Joy of a Friend: Book 2. I’m so happy to have you as a visitor to my blog about my new book. This project is very special to me, and I hope to share some of that excitement with you here.
I’ll be using this blog to interact with you about The Ladies of Lancaster County, expanding on some of the topics in it and posting on some of the ideas related to my book. This is a great place for you to get to know me, and I’m looking forward to getting to know you, too. What did you think of my book? What questions do you have for me? How do you relate to my book?
I’ll be returning here frequently with new posts and responses to feedback from you. Until next time, tell me a little bit about yourself. Please E-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org with book series questions.
Hey avid readers, if you are one of those underserved in our community and want to read my series, please look to the E-books! They are under $10.00, standard postage and handling do apply. You will fall in love with the characters as they navigate life with faith and family based values. I will be posting scheduled book signings with date, times, and location. Those of you that have been anxiously awaiting for the release date for book 5, it is now live!! Book prices are as follows: Softbound $13.95, Hardbound $30.95, and E-books $5.99. Signed copies of all books in this series are available through Patty's email address below.
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