The Healing (Kentucky Brothers #2)
Can a man burdened by memories of yesterday find hope in the land of tomorrow?
Samuel Fisher of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, now a single father of four, is in a state of shock following his wife’s untimely death. When his brother, Titus, talks him into moving to Kentucky, hoping a fresh start willhelp healSamuel’s grief, Samuel packs up the kids and heads to Bluegras...more
Allen Walters, a friend of Titus's gets Samuel a job fixing up Bonnie Taylor's house. She inherited it from her grandmother and is turning it into a Bed &...more
As with many of the other book Wanda has written, this story really involves more than just the main characters, Esther and Samuel. You have Bonnie, the young woman who is starting the bed and breakfast and Titus, Samuel's brother and Suzanne his girlfriend.
All of their lives intermingle, making this several stories...more
This book is second in a series of the Kentucky Brothers. This book picks up where The Journey (Kentucky Brothers) left off. I read this book as a stand alone book, not reading the first book and had no problem picking up where the first book left off and how this second book picks up. It is very easily read as a stand alone. There are many references to the first book which helps tremendously.
This book starts off in Paradise, Pennsylvani...more
Woohoo, Wanda Brunstetter has done it again! The Healing was a great Amish novel with lots of plot and not too much inner reflection to bog the pace down. The Healing picks up where The Journey left off, but with the focus on a different brother. Samuel's wife, Elsie, has just died and he is beyond devastated. With four young "kinner" to raise, he moves to Kentucky to get a fresh start, moves in with his brother, and gets a job with a loca...more
By Wanda E. Brunstetter
Published by Barbour
Book two in the Kentucky Brothers series The Healing begins where The Journey left off. Titus’ brother Samuel Fisher is grieving the loss of his wife Elsie and their unborn child. After struggling to get past his anguish, Samuel decides to take Titus’ advice and move with his four children to Kentucky where he won’t face the constant reminders of his loss.
When Esther Beiler’s brother Dan is diagnosed with Multip...more
Samuel is heartbroken at the loss of his wife and child. The pain of living in their home without her is more than he can bear. He decides to move to Kentucky to be near his brother Titus who was the...more
According to Good Reads:
Seek a fresh start with Amish widower Samuel Fisher as he journeys from Lancaster County to Bluegrass Country, hoping to find a balm for the grief he’s carried with him. Will this single father, burdened by yesterday’s memories, discover a new and perhaps better life in Kentucky, the land of tomorrow? Esther Beiler, who helps watch Samuel’s children,...more
The Healing is the second book in the Kentucky Brothers series and continues the story of Samuel Fisher who has recently lost his wife. Left alone to raise his children, Samuel is emotionally numb, overcome with grief and basically...more
I discovered this book on 9/16/11 while browsing the latest NY Times Bestseller list for Paperback Trade Fiction. It was #13 on the list.
The NY Times short description said: "An Amish widower journeys from Lancaster County, Pa., to Kentucky, hoping to find a balm for his grief."
This book is the second book in the author's "Kentucky Brothers" series. The first one was The Journey. Both books were published in 2011.
About this author (from Goodre...more
We find out at the end of the last book that Samuel, Titus’s older brother loses his wife in a accident. This book starts off days after her death. Samuel is grief stricken and devastated at the loss of his wife. He has four children to raise but can barely get out of bed. He soon decides to move to Kentucky for a fresh start and time to heal. He soon fin...more
The Healing by Wanda E. Brunstetter
The Healing is the second book in Wanda E. Brunstetter's newest series, Kentucky Brothers.
I loved the first book, and you can click here to read that review!
If you've followed my blog for a while, you'll know that Wanda E. Brunstetter isn't typically one of my favorite authors. You can view my reviews of her other work here.
But this series... This series rocks! It's by and far my favorite works by Wanda E. Br...more
This story is the one of Samuel, leading a good life with the wife he chose from his youth, they have three children and another on the way when a terrible accident takes the life of his beloved wife Elsie. Samuel is blindsided ...it was so sudden. One day she was there, the next gone and he had a very hard time functioning as each day the sun shone on another day and his children needed him. The family was concerned as th...more
This book also centers around other characters such as Esther Beiler, Bonnie Taylor, and Allen Walters. It is a book...more
There were way too many locations and too many people introduced to keep up. I kept getting confused on who each person was and what they are doing in the story. The story jumped to different families in different cities and I understand that we w...more
This is a delightful Amish romance. I have always been drawn to these faithful, simple living people, who have many of the same hopes, fears, disappointments, and dreams that we English do, and these attributes are well portrayed in this novel.
You can see...more
But God is still in control and even with our human failings and mistakes he turns our mourning into rejoicing and our sorrow into joy!
Wanda does a wonde...more