The Amish of Ice Mountain
Three Book Series
by Kelly Long
Like most Mountain Amish girls, Mary King has always dreamed of her wedding day. But she never imagined that a sudden, irresistible kiss would result in marriage to the handsome Englischer professor studying her unique community. Or that doing the truly honorable thing means keeping their relationship chaste so both she and Dr. Jude Lyons can someday go their separate ways.
But when Mary accompanies her husband-in-name-only to Atlanta to meet his wealthy, overbearing family, she’s tempted more than ever by Jude’s kindness, humor–and vulnerability. And when a wrenching misunderstanding causes her to return heartbroken to her remote Appalachian home, she’s certain she’s lost the real love they have found…and the shared future she’s come to want so much. But a crisis of more than faith will work surprising miracles–and show Mary that love is strong enough to make the impossible come true.
“Long creates storylines that captivate her readers…” —RT Book Reviews
Joseph King has good reasons to work an oil rig far from his beloved Ice Mountain . . . and to mind his own business. He hopes to protect his younger brother Edward from worldly influences. And maybe he can finally forget how yielding to temptation forced him to leave home in disgrace. Still, no honorable Amish man would let Priscilla Allen and her four-year-old daughter remain homeless, living out of their car. And how can he not be drawn to the feisty waitress’s bravery and hidden strength . . .
Offering Priscilla a home on Ice Mountain as his wife-in-name-only gives her a place to start again. For Joseph, it’s also an unexpected chance to regain his reputation and standing in the community. But Priscilla’s warmth, caring, and determination to adjust to Amish society are renewing Joseph’s long-buried hope. Now as his guilt and her wrenching secrets threaten the fragile trust growing between them, they will need the riskiest of miracles to put the past to rest–and fulfill a promise only love and renewed faith can bring.
Two Amish Hearts
Young healer Sarah Mast always hopes for the best. But her betrothed’s return from working Englischer oil rigs is confirming her worst fears. She no longer recognizes Edward King as the honorable man who’s been courting her—someone who now wants his people to sell their precious mountain land to a drilling company. And no matter how appealing his touch, she can’t see a future for them. Until a misunderstanding and the laws of the Old Order leave them no choice but to wed. Living together in Sarah’s simple log cabin, surrounded by the love and faith of the mountain Amish, Sarah and Edward will have a heaven-sent chance to truly know each other for the first time . . .
MY THOUGHTS ON THIS SERIES OF BOOKS
When I saw the cover of these books, I really had to have them, because I love pretty covers. And these are very good and well written stories, I just don’t agree with them being listing as Christian or Inspirational fiction. In book one, The Amish Bride of Ice Mountain, I felt the author went overboard with giving detailed descriptions of the love scenes, this is for secular books, not books labeled as Christian fiction. Then I read the second book, The Man of Ice Mountain and it was even worse even more detailed scenes. I respect people who enjoy this type of book, but not if they are listed as Christian. For this reason, I didn’t bother to read Book Three, because I didn’t want to waist one or two days on a book I didn’t feel comfortable reading. Like I said, these are really good stories, but they are definitely NOT Christian or Inspirational fiction. I am sorry but I can not support contents like that here.
I received this book from Zebra Publishing 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.
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