Bishop's Daughter (Daughters of Lancaster County)

by Wanda E. Brunstetter

Paperback, 2018

Status

Available

Call number

813.6

Publication

Barbour Books (2018), 288 pages

Description

After her fiancé dies, 24- year-old Leona determines to never love again and devotes herself to teaching. But then she meets Jimmy, fresh from Washington state, and looking for work--and more.

User reviews

LibraryThing member KLWINTON
Easy read, predictable, but pleasant. Great Bible references and reminder to rely on God's will.
LibraryThing member bowman.cyndi
Leona Weaver is the local school teacher, and is also the Bishop’s daughter. When unspeakable tragedy strikes her family, help comes from a most unusual source.

Jimmy Scott had grown up in the Seattle area, the only son of a loving mother and a distant, unemotional father. When his mother dies,
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Jimmy’s father becomes even more distant and more abusive as his alcoholism takes over more of his life. Then, Jimmy finds out information about his origins that rocks his entire world. Jimmy leaves his childhood home amidst the conflict, making his way to an Amish community in Pennsylvania.

Leona is grateful for Jimmy’s help on her father’s painting crew but cannot understand why he wants to be involved in her family’s troubles. Can Jimmy’s attention to her and her family be out of love – or out of greed.
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LibraryThing member wearylibrarian
Jacob Weaver is the Bishop of an Amish community in Pennsylvania. His daughter, Leona, is a school teacher. Englisher Jimmy Scott has come to the area in search of his "real" parents. When he cannot find adoption records he calls the man he always thought of as his father and finds out that he was
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kidnapped from an Amish family when he was a baby.

I highly recommend this book, part 3 in the Daughters of Lancaster County series. Wanda Brunstetter writes about Amish life in a way no one else can write. I was hooked from the first page of the first book of this series and was never disappointed.
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LibraryThing member slharm
Very fast reads with some mystery.
LibraryThing member SABC
This is the conclusion of 3 volumes about Jimmy Scott's discovery that his biological parents are in Lancaster County, PA. He journeys back to Pennsylvania and makes all kinds of discoveries.......enjoy

Language

Original language

English

Physical description

8 inches

ISBN

1944836705 / 9781944836702
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