Litfuse Presents Joyful by Shelley Shepard Gray

Litfuse Presents 

Joyful

by Shelley Shepard Gray

JoyfulJoyful || Return to Sugarcreek series

A young Amish couple gets a second chance at love in New York Times bestselling author Shelley Shepard Gray’s final book in her Return to Sugarcreek series.

Randall Beiler is doing his best to put his family and the farm’s needs first, even forsaking love. But though he tries, Randall knows he needs help caring for his younger siblings and keeping the house together.

When his brother offers pretty Elizabeth Nolt a job taking care of the house and cooking for the family, Randall is furious—and guilty about the way he once broke Elizabeth’s heart. But when he learns that Elizabeth and her grandmother are struggling to make ends meet, he knows the offer, no matter how painful, is the right thing for everyone.

Elizabeth wants to refuse—to stay far away from the man who hurt her—but she needs the money. Though she vows to protect her heart, spending time in the Beiler household makes Elizabeth realize that, while she’s older and wiser, her love for Randall still burns strong.

Randal, too, seems to want something more. But does he want Elizabeth because he truly loves her—or because he needs a housekeeper? If Randall sincerely wants something more, he must find a way to show Elizabeth—or risk losing his chance at love forever.

Learn more and purchase a copy at Shelley’s website.

MY THOUGHTS ON THIS BOOK

I enjoyed a trip back to Sugarcreek and the friends I had there! Randall Beiler and Elizabeth Hold would sure get married because they have been dating for so long. But Randall decides he needs to take better care of his family instead of starting a new family. But Elizabeth just didn’t understand. When Randall’s brothers decide to hire Elizabeth to cook and clean house for the family, these two young people were thrown together again, but could they spend so much time together now that they were no long an item?

Another special and wonderful story about our favorite Sugarcreek family! I loved it all. The tension between Elizabeth and Randall, Randall’s family trying to do something to make sure their brother didn’t have to cook for them, and the attraction that was surely there between these two! What will become of them?

I received this book from Litfuse to read and review. 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 55.

ABOUT THIS AUTHOR

Shelley Shepard Gray

Shelley Shepard Gray is a two-time New York Times bestseller, a two-time USA Today bestseller, a finalist for the American Christian Fiction Writers prestigious Carol Award, and a two-time Holt Medallion winner. She lives in Southern Ohio, where she writes full-time, bakes too much, and can often be found walking her dachshunds on her town’s bike trail.

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