Following Your Heart (Fields Of Home #2)
Readers will delight in this warmhearted novel by bestselling author Jerry Eicher (more than 350,000 books sold), a former Amish man, who writes with authenticity and compassion about the people he grew up with.
Susan Hostetler a young Amish woman who had left her community for life in the outside world, returns home to her family with her English friend, Teresa Long, and T...more
By Jerry Eicher
What an exciting book! I was so sad when Missing Your Smile ended as I was anxious to find out what was going to happen to Susan Hostetler and Teresa Long when they returned to Susan's Amish home in Indiana. I was not disappointed in the book, but was surprised and upset when Deacon Ray banned Teresa from attending the church services or interacting with the Amish community. At least, he didn't say that Anna and Menno ...more
This is a continuing story of Susan Hostetler and her Englisha friend, Teresa Long. Susan has returned home bringing Teresa her friend from the outside world and Teresa’s baby Samuel with her.
When Teresa told her boyfriend she was having his baby he wanted no part of her unless she got rid of the baby. Wanting to give her baby a chance and to get out of the situation she was living in and completely away from her boyfriend Teresa convinced Susan to let ...more
With the Deacon and ministers being strict on Teresa, she is accepting of the ministers ruling of her, but not mentioning her newborn son, the Hostetler's take him to church. Then something and or someone comes along and see that changes are made so that Teresa can better her faith. Is everyone ...more
Author: Jerry S. Eicher
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
Susan Hostetler returns to her Amish roots bringing along single mom, Teresa Long and her newborn son Samuel. Teresa has hopes of raising her son in the Amish faith. Teresa is really down on herself and seems to think she deserves the bad things in life—even a potential marriage to an elderly man. Anything, to give her son a good Amish life.
Susan’s parents a ...more
I am also looking forward to reading the first book in Eicher's new series, The Beiler Sisters, entitled Holding a Tender Heart. The second book in this series, Seeing Your Face Again, is scheduled for release on June 1, 2014.
We often get the perception from Amish fiction that they are all good people, close to perfect, with few imperfections other than strict adherence to their dogma called the Ordnung. Eicher makes his characters and their communities much more human and even has them denying their perfection.
The intrigue and behind the scenes plotting and gossip of this story is better than Desparate Housewives!
first book and I can't wait to start the last book in this trilogy tonight. Looking forard to the
conclusion of this story line.
Look for my review to come soon!