Tuesday, June 16, 2015

An Amish Harvest (The Amish Bachelors #1) by Patricia Davids

When Amish carpenter Samuel Bowman is injured in an accident, he fears he'll never see again. He's always provided for his family—and now that it's harvest season, the Bowmans are needed in the fields, not at his bedside. So when a young Amish widow becomes his nurse, Samuel expects Rebecca Miller to make his life easier. But his caregiver is bossy, outspoken and challenges him to move on with his life. Though Samuel's sight is in question, he can plainly see the woman he's come to care for won't let herself love again. Now it's Samuel's turn to heal her heart.

About The Author

Patricia Davids is an award winning author of more than 20 Inspirational and Amish romance novels. Her book, A Home for Hannah, won the Romantic Times Review's Choice Award for Best Love Inspired Novel of 2012. She was a finalist in the Review's Choice Awards and the National Reader's Choice Awards in 2011. She has sold nearly 2,000,000 books world-wide since her debut novel in 2006. Born and raised in central Kansas, Patricia has found a way to combine her Midwest values and sense of humor into emotionally rich novels that deal with contemporary subjects. Her Amish novels have become increasingly popular with readers who are looking for stories with a bit of nostalgia, a sweet romance, and a measure of faith in our turbulent world. Patricia currently resides with her family and her dog in Wichita, Kansas.
Patricia is a popular speaker for many kinds of groups. Drop her an email if you would like to find out more about having her speak to your group.



My Review

I didn’t want this book to end, what a delightful read, the banter that goes on between Samuel and Rebecca is so funny. Yes there are serious moments here and we weather them along with some joy.
Rebecca has lost her husband; the love of her life, and her brother-in-law appears to be courting her as the book opens. Then there is a serious injury, and that ends up being Samuel. He feels he is entirely responsible for their families furniture business, and when he is injured he takes the blame for everything.
As you can guess, Rebecca is called to help by Samuel’s Dad; she took care of her husband when he was ill. Now opens the door to maybe a new life in Amish nursing, moving away and learning, or a bit of romance? It appears that one of Samuel’s brothers may be interested?
Can Samuel accept his disabilities, and will the family business be able to continue. Ms. David’s has written a really compelling read, and it was so very enjoyable, I for one cannot wait for the next book in this series.
I received this book from the Publisher Harlequin through Net Galley, and was not required to give a positive review.

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