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A Hope Springs Christmas (Brides of Amish Country #7)

4.29  ·  Rating Details ·  269 Ratings  ·  39 Reviews
Amish widow Sarah Wyse does not see wedding bells in her future. Still, she can't think of a better way to spend the Christmas season than helping her handsome, shy neighbor Levi Beachy find a wife. But once the single ladies of Hope Springs start visiting his buggy shop, Levi sends the town's eligible men Sarah's way. Neither expects to find love—but with help from the cl ...more
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Published November 13th 2012 by Love Inspired
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SUMMARY: Amish widow Sarah Wyse does not see wedding bells in her future. Still, she can't think of a better way to spend the Christmas season than helping her handsome, shy neighbor Levi Beachy find a wife. But once the single ladies of Hope Springs start visiting his buggy shop, Levi sends the town's eligible men Sarah's way. Neither expects to find love—but with help from the close-knit community, they just might mend each other's broken heart.

REVIEW: An enjoyable Amish book with a bit of a t
Leanne Bell
This is only the second Amish/Christian romance I have read and I have to admit I will definitely read more of them. In a world where love is complicated and filled with a lot of betrayal and pain it's refreshing to read a heart warming romance that is purely based on the feelings involved.
Having said that, that wasn't the only reason I like reading these sorts of romances. I find there's something comforting about reading about a lifestyle that is much more people focused. In a world of techno
Tina "coffee and books"
Christian Romance is not my normal genre of choice. So, I began reading this book with an open mind, but not overly optimistic mindset. Boy was I pleasantly surprised. A Hope Springs Christmas is the 7th book in the Brides of Amish County series by Patricia Davids. I can say with absolute surety that it doesn’t have to be read within the series as I have never read any of the others and didn’t feel at anytime out of the loop.

Sarah Wyse dreads the Christmas season. She has lost everyone that she
Harlequin Books
Miniseries: Brides of Amish Country
Category: Inspirational Romance
Harlequin Books
Miniseries: Brides of Amish Country
Category: Inspirational Romance
Oct 27, 2012 Laura rated it liked it
Author: Patricia Davids
Publisher: Love Inspired
November 2012
ISBN: 978-0-373-87781-2
Genre: Amish/romance

Sarah Wyse’s husband has died five years ago. She is insistent she’ll never marry again. She still is part owner of her husband’s buggy shop, but she lets Jonas’ business partner, Levi, handle the business while she works at a fabric shop. When her boss goes south for awhile and closes the shop, Sarah wonders what she’ll do for income, what she’ll do to give herse
Maureen Timerman
Dec 29, 2012 Maureen Timerman rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2012
We entering the Amish world where Sarah Wyse is a young widow, and not interested in remarrying. She feels that all that she loves dies, and usually around Christmas. She is afraid to find happiness again.
When the Needle Shop she works at closes for several months, she returns to the Buggy Shop she owns, and is run by Levi Beachy, who worked for deceased husband. She is now back in her old world...and some of these thoughts are hard. She has lost husband, her parents, and her sister, and all of
Nov 17, 2012 Lorie rated it really liked it
I always enjoy the Brides of Amish County series books. This time, A Hope Springs Christmas, introduces us to Sarah Wyse. She is a widow who has lost her job during the Christmas Season. She seems to always have losses during the holiday season. She lost her husband, parents and sister. Sarah believes because she loved them they were taken from her and she refuses to marry again for that reason. Levi lives close to her and has ran her husband's carriage shop since his death. Levi promises her hu ...more
Nov 14, 2012 Rhonda rated it really liked it
A Hope Springs Christmas by Patricia Davis

A Hope Springs Christmas is a second chance at love for widow Sarah Wyse.
Sarah has faced a lot of losses in her life around the holidays. She has kept busy with
her job at a fabric place. This year she does not have a job. Her boss is closing the store for winter to go and take care of family.
Sarah is busy making a list of things she can do so she does not dwell too much on the past. Her neighbor Grace comes over to talk after a fight with her boy
Lily (Night Owl Book Cafe)
Courtesy of Harlequin through Netgalley in exchange of an honest review.

Honestly, I have not read much Christian Romance, but I am always open to something new and that was how I approached this book and I was glad I did. It was a perfect clean romance for the holidays.

Sarah Wyse dreads Christmas, as she has lost everyone that she loves during the season through the years including her husband. After the shop that she works at closes for the season, Sarah is stuck at home trying to keep her tho
Dec 13, 2012 Abbie rated it it was amazing
Sarah is a widow. She lost her husband to cancer and plans to never remarry because she does not think she could deal with that kind of loss again. She was happy working at her job but with her job gone she is questioning what she is going to do now. Her answer comes in the name Levi. Levi is the man who used to work with her husband and the man who now runs the buggy shop her husband owned. Levi’s sister goes to visit her grandma and this leaves him without help in the buggy shop. Sarah offers ...more
Dec 19, 2012 Debbie rated it it was amazing
"A Hope Springs Christmas" by Patricia Davids gets 5 stars from me.This story made me want to cry and laugh and it almost made me want to grab a couple of teenage boys and shake so sense into them. This story is the 7th in the Brides Of Amish Country, but it can also be a stand alone novel but after reading this one I want to read all the rest and in the notes at the back of the book the authors writes that she hopes more stories are coming to this series. Sarah (Amish) is a widow who has used h ...more
A Hope Springs Christmas is the the seventh book in the Brides of Amish County series. But works very well as a stand alone. Which is what it was for me.

Sarah is a widow, and doesn't think she will ever find love again, in fact she doesn't want to. She's afraid to love again, afraid because to here it seems that everyone she loves is taken away from her too soon.

Levi, a bachelor, to some believe he is destined to be an 'old boy'. Lives and works across the way from Sarah, renting out the place
Diane U
Jan 29, 2015 Diane U rated it it was amazing
Amish widow Sarah Wyse does not see wedding bells in her future. Still, she can't think of a better way to spend the Christmas season than helping her handsome, shy neighbor Levi Beachy find a wife. But once the single ladies of Hope Springs start visiting his buggy shop, Levi sends the town's eligible men Sarah's way. Neither expects to find love—but with help from the close-knit community, they just might mend each other's broken heart.

Sarah Wyse has been a widow for 5 years. She has always h
Jul 03, 2013 Tracy rated it really liked it
------ I received this book from Netgalley and the publisher for my honest review------

I found this to be a very delightful story. I find the fact that Sarah is trying to find a wife for Levi to be quite touching. Sarah is trying to help out her friend Grace, because Grace doesn't want to get married and leave her brothers to fend for themselves. Grace wants her eldest brother to have a wife to take care of him and her other brothers. Who need a stern hand themselves to help them grow up. Sarah
Nov 21, 2014 Brenda rated it really liked it
We first met Sarah in the Faith and Adrian story, but she also appeared in the Karen and Jonathan story, but only in glimpses, so getting to know more about Sarah Wyse was a treat indeed. Her and I could totally be friends, and I know a thing or two about letting fear get in the way of living, I'd like to think I learned a valuable lesson by reading this book. I also have a lot in common with Levi, as he is very shy and unless I am comfortable around someone, I tend to be painfully shy.
Jun 24, 2013 IrenesBookReviews rated it it was amazing
What’s not to like about this book! There is drama, humor and a bit of romance too! I am not a big fan of Amish fiction but do occasionally read one. This book was very good at drawing you into the story and keeping you interested. I gave this book 5/5 stars. I liked the characters and thought they were well developed and easy to enjoy! Sarah was likeable and you could not help but cheer for her. The main male character was Levi. He too was enjoyable and you root for him right from the start. I ...more
Rebecca "Rebaka" Lewis
A Hope Spring’s Christmas by Patricia Davis introduces us to Sarah Wyse. She is a widow who has also lost others that she love. Her job that kept her going through all of this loss is also taken away from her.
Levi Beachy is raising his younger twin brothers. He also works at the shop that Sarah’s husband owned. For many years he has been secretly been in love with Sarah.
Will Sarah realize before it is too late that there are people around her that love her and will accept her? This was a wonde
Jun 13, 2013 Maggie rated it really liked it
Lovely story about Sarah and Levi. Sarah is a widow who lives on her own. The community wants and expects her to remarry. Levi dreams about moving to a new community in Colorado, but is bound by his family responsibilities at home -- particularly the raising of his younger twin brothers. When his sister goes away to think over her relationship with her beau, Levi needs help corraling his brothers. Sarah steps in to help.

The twins drove me nuts with their antics, which usually had a malicious ben
Jun 29, 2016 Karen rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Sarah Wyse rents her late husband's buggy shop to Levi Beachy. Levi has his hands full with his twin brothers and sister to raise. Will Sarah ever love after her Jonas? Will Levi ever get over his shyness?
Sep 04, 2013 Judy rated it it was amazing
Enjoyable Read!

I loved this book. While I knew what would happen in the end, it still was a delightful read to me.

Levi Beachy can’t remember a time when he didn’t love Sarah Wyse. He knew her heart belonged to another. Levi had plans to move out of the area but because of a promise he made to Sarah’s husband he wasn’t able to move away.

Is there happiness to be found for Sarah and Levi? Will Sarah found a suitable wife for Levi? Will Sarah open her heart to love?

I have read several other books fr
Dec 20, 2013 Lynda rated it it was amazing
Shelves: amish
Love a good Christmas read.
Love a good Amish fiction read.
Love a good second-chance-at-love read.
And the author delivers on all three in this book.

There is Sarah who loved her first husband deeply. So deeply that she has not married within a year or so after his death. Then there is Levi, Sarah’s husband’s best friend who made a promise to that friend shortly before his death.

The story could have taken place at any time during the year but having the setting be at Christmas adds a piquancy w
Tammy Bernadt
Mar 07, 2014 Tammy Bernadt rated it liked it
By the second chapter I started to really enjoy reading the story
Aug 20, 2015 Mary added it
I would read Patricia Davids every day if I could
Janice Aitkens
Jul 18, 2013 Janice Aitkens rated it liked it
This is a typical format of a Mills & Boon book you knew who was going to be with who even before you read it but it a nice easy story

I wasn't too happy with the way the twins was dealt with at their age they would have known better & after their last prank then i think more should have been done

The ending was okay but didn't fully deal with the people in the book i guess the author will possible have more to write about

It wasn't a great book but a good book i still wanting to finish it
Feb 07, 2014 PWRL marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2014-new
Dec 18, 2012 Livia rated it really liked it
Amish romances are always sweet and inspiring and this one is no exception. Levi and Sarah love each other and it's clear very early on in the story but Sarah's lost one husband and feels that everyone she loves leaves her mostly through death. Levi is shy and has no confidence when it comes to his love for Sarah. Something has to take hold for them both and it is interesting reading how they come to terms with each other. A lovely holiday story.
Louise E.
Jul 13, 2016 Louise E. rated it liked it
Good story. I thought it was a little drawn out. I wish the author would put a touch of mystery in her stories.
Inspirational clean romance. "Fractured" family facing trials & tribulations- parents died & eldest left to raise siblings (and all the pranks involved). Neighbor dealing with her own loss. Heartwarming. Characters meshed well together. Fast paced story, I completed this in one sitting. Looking forward to reading more of the Brides of Amish Country series. Recommended.
Carolyn E
Dec 30, 2012 Carolyn E rated it really liked it
I enjoyed this story. I believe it is the 7th book in Patricia Davids's "Brides of Amish Country" series, published under Harlequin's "Love Inspired" imprint. I have enjoyed this entire series. I hope there will be more books in this series.
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