Tuesday, May 25, 2021

To Catch a Hummingbird (Miller Creek, #1) by Mindy Steele


Since her father’s death, twenty-three-year-old Lydia Miller stays busy, trying to keep the family farm afloat. It leaves little time to think and to regret what she did. Her mother runs the local bakery and unexpectedly sells their home without Lydia’s thoughts on the matter. Worse, they now must live with the local widower, and Lydia is expected to care for his children. Nothing in life has prepared her for the resistance she will face or the quick attachments she makes.

Widower Silas Graber fell right into the Bishop’s plan. He did need help, but he thought he was getting Hazel Miller not her daughter with a chip on her shoulder. Her ways are nothing like his late wife’s, and it’s clear she knows nothing about raising children.

However, he can’t help but notice how she quickly breathes life back into his world. And his children notice it, too. Before long, she has become a part of their lives, and she starts learning to leave the past behind her. And falls in love. But she’s not so certain Silas is ready to give his heart away again. Neither is he.  



About The Author

Mindy Steele writes sweet Amish fiction as well as romantic suspense. She is an author of 7 novels. The Miller's Creek Amish series, Christmas Grace, Christmas in Cranberry, His Amish Wife's Hidden past, and An Amish Flower Farm, releasing 2021. If not gardening or visiting her Amish neighbors, she is on the family farm writing her newest inspiration. To learn more about Mindy, go to https://mindysteeleauthor.wordpress.com


My Review

I found this read very enjoyable, struggles that happen to many whether you’re Amish or not.
Lydia Miller is struggling with guilt, and her mother is strapped with medical bills, and when she finds away out she grabs it. Lydia doesn’t go kicking and screaming, but close, but with three motherless children her heart will be melting to help them.
Now poor Silas has to deal with Lydia, but all the other unmarried Amish maidens, who seem to set their bonnets for him. Also, watch some of these young woman who truly do not live their faith.
The title of the resonates as Lydia is like a flittering hummingbird, seems she is always going from one task to another, giving of herself to the misfortunate and those in need.
Will this young woman ever find love and a home of her own?
I received this book through Net Galley and the Publisher Vinspire Publishing, and was not required to give a positive review.

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