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Plain Pursuit: A Daughters of the Promise Novel

2 Ratings: 4.5
book by Beth Wiseman

Carley Marek takes a hiatus from her job to visit a friend in Amish country, Pennsylvania. When her time is up, Carley must make a life-changing decision: stay and face the path that is set before her, or flee and leave the only love she's ever known.   … see full wiki

Author: Beth Wiseman
Genre: Christian Fiction, Romance
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
Date Published: April 28, 2009
1 review about Plain Pursuit: A Daughters of the Promise...

Second in Daughters of the Promise series is more great Amish lit

  • Aug 27, 2009
Plain Pursuit by Beth Wiseman is the second book in the Daughters of the Promise series, following Plain Perfect. Lillian, from the first book, has settled into the Amish life with new husband Samuel, stepson David, and daughter Anna. When her Englischer friend Carley needs a place to stay for a few weeks and find some peace, Lillian invites her to stay with her family. Carley's working on an article for her newspaper about the Amish lifestyle, but she runs into some roadblocks after meeting Dr. Noah. Noah treats David after a strange fall that leads to a serious diagnosis for the boy, but because of Noah's history with the Plain People, he can't continue to treat David. Carley's investigative instincts tell her that there's a story here, but finding it may put her friendship with Lillian at risk. Wiseman presents a well-rounded view of the Amish people, focusing in this book on shunning or meiding which can be difficult for non-Amish to understand. Noah and Carley are both forced to consider how their actions impact those around them. Wiseman's series is a terrific entry in the growing Amish genre, and readers will appreciate the recipes she includes in the back of each book.

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