Rose Kauffman pines for prodigal Nick Franco, the Bishop's foster son who left the Amish under a cloud of suspicion after his foster brother's death. His rebellion led to the "silencing" of their beloved Bishop. But is Nick really the rebel he appears to be? Rose's lingering feelings for her wayward friend refuse to fade, but she is frustrated that Nick won't return and make things right with the People. Nick avowed his love for Rose--but will he ever be willing to sacrifice modern life for her?
Rose had left a note in the box that was hidden for her love, not ever thinking anyone would ever find it, but when she went back and looked it was gone. Oh she hoped the Lord took and no one else found it. She didn't want anyone to read what she was feeling in her heart.
Her sister Hen and her little four year old daughter Mattie Sue is still living in the Dawi house while taking care of Brandon Hen's husband. He was filling for divorce but after he had a car accident he was blind for the time being so Hen opened her heart and was taking care of him. She didn't want a divorce but she felt that she just could not live the English life. And Brandon felt he could not become Amish, now what were they going to do?
I want to thank Bethany House for sending me this book for my review.
This is the final book in the Rose Trilogy. The story surrounds an Amish family that has 2 daughters very different at the start in their faith, family values and lifestyle. As the final book continues there are dramatic changes that occur for both young women. The oldest
In this story Hen is still caring for her injured husband and hoping that their marriage can be saved. Loved the way the author brought this all about. Hen's sister Rose keeps trying to find love in those she dates, but something is always missing. And when a certain man moves back and seeks to become "fully Amish", Rose will finally find she can give her whole heart to this man.
predictable, but enjoyable all the same. though i found the resolution between hen and brandon to kind of appear out of no where. brandons change was so subtle that i missed it entirely. and i was really surprised at the compromise, but glad i guess, too.
If you haven’t read the first two books in this series “The Thorn” and “The Judgment” I would suggest you do.
Briefly you have Rose Kauffman who was taking care of her mother after a buggy accident. You have
In this third book in the series, Beverly Lewis has tied up all of the loose ends. Rosie’s mother is finally going to have the back surgery that will hopefully alleviate the terrible pain she has been in for years. Rosie is still having relationship issues. She turns Silas loose, but now there is another guy in the picture named Isaac. Then Nick returns. Because of all that went on with the Bishop’s sons, he has been “silenced”. I found it inspiring that it was the Bishop God used to reach Hen’s husband. He had made it clear he wanted nothing to do with the Amish and their ways. After being temporarily blinded and having to stay in the Amish community, thing have changed. So now you are wondering what exactly has changed yes? Well this is where I tell you that once again Beverly Lewis has done an excellent job of storytelling and that you really must read the book to find out how all of these conflicts were fixed or not. This is another highly recommended series by a great author.