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The Amish bride / Mindy Starns Clark and Leslie Gould.

By: Clark, Mindy Starns [author.].
Contributor(s): Gould, Leslie, 1962- [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Clark, Mindy Starns, Women of Lancaster County: book 3.Publisher: Eugene, Or. : Harvest House Publishers, c2012Description: 352 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780736938624 ; 0736938621 .Subject(s): Amish -- Fiction | Lancaster County (Pa.) -- FictionGenre/Form: Christian fiction. | Love stories.DDC classification: 813/.6
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<p>Bestselling authors Mindy Starns Clark and Leslie Gould offer readers The Amish Bride , Book 3 in the Women of Lancaster County series, which tells the stories of young Plain women as they explore their roots, connect with family, and discover true love.</p> <p>Ella Bayer and Ezra Gundy are in love and hope to marry someday, but she is a young Mennonite woman while he is an Amish man. Though both Plain, one of them will have to forsake what they believe to embrace another way of life.</p> <p>Hoping some distance will cool the relationship, Ezra's family sends him to work at an Amish dairy farm in Indiana. But Ella disregards what her family wants and follows Ezra. In short order she finds a place to live, a job in a bakery, and an unexpected but budding friendship with a handsome Amish farmhand, Luke. When a family tragedy forces Ella back to Pennsylvania, she must face all she's been running away from. And once she has made peace with those around her, she has an important decision to make: Whose Amish bride will she become--Ezra's or Luke's?</p>

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Though the Amish and the Mennonites are both "plain" people, they cannot marry each other. That is the problem facing Ella Bayer, a young Mennonite woman, and Ezra Grundy, an Amish man. Ezra's father sends him to Indiana to work on an Amish farm and, disregarding her own family's wishes, Ella follows him. She finds a job in a bakery and becomes friends with an Amish farm worker, Luke. When tragedy strikes, Ella travels home and makes peace with her family. Now all that's left to decide is whether she will marry Ezra or Luke. VERDICT Clark and Gould have penned a story with fully developed characters and a strong sense of place that should engage readers of Beverly Lewis and fans of the series (The Amish Midwife; The Amish Nanny). (c) Copyright 2012. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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