Plain Paradise – A Daughters of Promise Novel – By Beth Wiseman

24 Mar

Plain Paradise -A Daughters of Promise Novel   by Beth Wiseman

  Linda, a young Amish woman of 17, finds out that she is adopted when her biological mom shows up on her doorstep wanting to get to know her.  The next several months are full of change, for Linda, her Amish mom, her biological English mom, Linda’s boyfriend and all of the community really. 

Josie, Linda’s mom, had never wanted to give up her daughter, and when she developed some health issues she decides that she wants go get to know the daughter she had been forced to give up so long ago.

When I selected this book I didn’t realize it was part of a series. . .  Actually the last book of the series, as well as the spring-board for a new series. Although this was a good book,  I think that this book would have meant more if I had read the rest of the series first.  I was often lost trying to figure out why something was mentioned before realizing it was probably part of one of the other books.

Faith is a huge part of this book, but I can’t say that Salvation through Christ is, which is disappointing to me.  The book does talk about leaning on Christ and praying with believing, but no information on how to ‘get saved’. 

A quick read, with some unexpected twists.  Not a favorite, but something that I was able to enjoy reading. 

Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from Thomas Nelson Publishers as part of their <> book review bloggers program. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255

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Posted by on March 24, 2010 in Books, Fiction


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