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  • Title: Plain Peace
  • Author: Beth Wiseman
  • ISBN: 9781401685942
  • Page: 291
  • Format: Paperback
  • Anna s grandfather seems determined to ruin her Rumspringa and any hopes she has of finding a husband.Anna Byler should be enjoying her Rumspringa as allowed by her faith But because of the strict rules enforced by her grandfather the bishop the available suitors in town are afraid to court her Even Anna s grandmother is keeping a big secret from Anna s grandfatherAnna s grandfather seems determined to ruin her Rumspringa and any hopes she has of finding a husband.Anna Byler should be enjoying her Rumspringa as allowed by her faith But because of the strict rules enforced by her grandfather the bishop the available suitors in town are afraid to court her Even Anna s grandmother is keeping a big secret from Anna s grandfather in an effort to keep the peace Under her grandfather s oppressive watch, Anna begins to feel her faith slipping and wonders if God has forsaken her.Jacob Hostetler and his family have relocated to Lancaster County following a family tragedy in Ohio As his family struggles to rebuild their lives, Jacob is forced to act as head of the household when his father is unable to cope with recent events It s been a long time since Jacob has felt any joy Until he meets Anna Byler But will Anna s grandfather succeed at keeping them apart And can Jacob put the past behind him and open his heart
    Plain Peace Anna s grandfather seems determined to ruin her Rumspringa and any hopes she has of finding a husband Anna Byler should be enjoying her Rumspringa as allowed by her faith But because of the strict rul

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    1. Title PLAIN PEACEAuthor Beth WisemanPublisher Thomas NelsonNovember 2013ISBN 978 1401685942Genre AmishAnna loves the grandfather who raised her, but his strict adherence to the Ordnung is scaring away any boy who might be interested in her except newcomer Jacob.In normal circumstances Anna Byler would have her choice of any of the young men in her Amish community But because of the strict rules enforced by her grandfather, the bishop, the available suitors are afraid to court her Then handsome J [...]

    2. I have read all of the books in the Daughters of the Promise series Plain Peace is book six in the series There is also another Amish series by Beth Wiseman that is connected to the Daughters of the Promise Series It is the Land of Canaan Series Each book in these two series can be read as a stand alone, but I really believe they are better enjoyed as a part of the whole set.Plain Peace is not my favorite book in the series, but I did like it There is quite a bit of tension created by a very str [...]

    3. Beth Wiseman has written a beautiful story about forgiveness and change Anna and Jacob are in love and long to court, but Anna s grandfather, the Bishop refuses He forbids many things from the community and won t allow them to see Dr Noah for medical care Jacob s family is in turmoil and the grief his father feels is cutting him off from the ones who love and need him most.Then there is Lucy, the young woman with the Scarlet A, who longs for friendship and acceptance for her and her young son, B [...]

    4. This was a great ending to the Daughters of the Promise series Loved the message of forgiveness in this one.

    5. This is a sweet romance complicated by family issues Anna has been raised by her grandparents since the death of her parents She loves her grandparents, but she is ready for a family of her own Unfortunately for her, the young men of the community are afraid of her grandfather, who is the district s super strict bishop That all changes with the arrival of a new family Jacob and his family have moved to Paradise to escape the memories of the death of his older sister Anna s sweetness is just what [...]

    6. Anna Byler doesn t have any doubts about settling down in the Amish community in which she was raised, but she s having trouble finding someone to spend the rest of her life with It isn t as if there aren t any eligible Amish men around, but rather that they re all too scared of her grandfather, the Bishop, to take a chance at courting her Anna s grandparents took her into their home when her parents died in a car accident many years earlier, and Anna loves them dearly She knows that her grandfa [...]

    7. About The Book Anna s grandfather seems determined to ruin her Rumspringa and any hopes she has of finding a husband Anna Byler should be enjoying her Rumspringa as allowed by her faith But because of the strict rules enforced by her grandfather the bishop the available suitors in town are afraid to court her Even Anna s grandmother is keeping a big secret from Anna s grandfather in an effort to keep the peace Under her grandfather s oppressive watch, Anna begins to feel her faith slipping and [...]

    8. I have waited so long for another book in the Daughters of the Promise series Beth Wiseman is such a fantastic writer and this particular series is one of my favorites I enjoy getting to go back and see characters I ve met in passing or read about before.If you re looking for a great book series in the Amish genre I would recommend this one for sure Anna s parents died in a car accident and she is being raised by her grandparents They ve always provided her with a stable home but she longs for l [...]

    9. Plain Peace is the latest novel in the Daughters of the Promise series by Beth Wiseman I have to admit that this is the first of this series that I have read, and normally I hate to do that but at the time I picked this book I wasn t aware of the series That being said, if you haven t read the series, you can still pick up this book and the story makes sense all on it s own, you don t have to have read the previous books Although if you are like me, now having read this one, it makes me want to [...]

    10. Anna Byler had never dated For some reason none of the young Amish boys had never approached her and she felt inadequate Jacob Hostetler was new in the community and Anna found herself drawn to him When she overheard a few of the young men talking about her being unapproachable because of her strict grandfather, Bishop Byler, she was devastated Was her grandfather really that strict Hadn t he always had the best interests of the people in mind Anna knew she had to do something to prove she was d [...]

    11. Anna loves the grandfather who raised her, but his strict adherence to the Ordnung is scaring away any boy who might be interested in her except newcomer Jacob.In normal circumstances Anna Byler would have her choice of any of the young men in her Amish community But because of the strict rules enforced by her grandfather, the bishop, the available suitors are afraid to court her Then handsome Jacob Hostetler moves to Paradise and decides Anna is worth the challenge.Anna sees that the bishop s l [...]

    12. Anna Byler s is raised by her grandparents In her opinion they are the best grandparents ever Although to the young men that would like to invite her to the singing are give her a ride in their buggy her grandfather is unapproachable on the subject Anna is totally ignorant of the young men s problem with her grandfather That is until she overhears them talking about this very thing She gave them a good tongue lashing and informed them they were wrong To her disappointment they were right On top [...]

    13. Plain Peace is part of the Daughters of the Promise series, but you need not have read any of the previous books to enjoy this one This book was quite enjoyable The story is compelling, and the characters are likeable and believable I want to seek out the other five books in the series because it is so well written.Although this book is Christian fiction, it was not preachy or overly saturated with religiosity Being Jewish, I appreciate that It does, however, exude a warm love of G d and shows h [...]

    14. Eighteen year old Anna Byler has never been on a date No one has asked her She suspects it is because her grandfather and guardian, Bishop Isaac Byler is at least partly to blame His gruff manner and strict enforcement of all their Amish colony s rules is enough to keep even the most charmed young man at a distance But Jacob Hostetler is new, handsome, and when he shows than a passing interest along with the courage to talk to Daadi, she can t help but be hopeful.Their friendship is anything bu [...]

    15. Anna s grandfather seems determined to ruin her Rumspringa and any hopes she has of finding a husband.Anna Byler should be enjoying her Rumspringa as allowed by her faith But because of the strict rules enforced by her grandfather the bishop the available suitors in town are afraid to court her Even Anna s grandmother is keeping a big secret from Anna s grandfather in an effort to keep the peace Under her grandfather s oppressive watch, Anna begins to feel her faith slipping and wonders if God [...]

    16. Review on my blog christianbookshelfreviewsI don t read a lot of Amish fiction, as it is not one of my favorite genres, but every once in a while it s nice to take a break from my favorite genres and read a book that isn t my normal cup of tea I haven t read any of Beth Wiseman s books before Plain Peace, but I ve heard good things about her books, so I thought this one would be a good Amish read and it was I could definitely tell that this book was part of a series, as I could tell while readin [...]

    17. Anna s grandfather is the strictest bishop the district has ever had, and that strictness begins at home Jacob s family has just moved from their home district to get away from any lingering memories that remind them of their loss.Anna likes Jacob right away, but she overhears the other young men of the community warning him off, and telling him that Anna is undateable because of her overbearing grandfather Anna is determined to change that perception, so she asks Jacob to the next singing, but [...]

    18. It is not always easy to be a bishop s granddaughter Especially it the said bishop is the infamously strict Isaac Byler and you are an orphan brought up in his house Anna Byler loves and respects her Daadi, but she finds her prospects of courship ruined by young men s unwillingness to have to deal with the feared bishop Jacob Hostetler, whose family has just moved to the district, doesn t mind, but the bishop doesn t trust him and forbides Anna to meet him While the young couple respectfully dis [...]

    19. Anna s grandfather is the strictest bishop the district has ever had, and that strictness begins at home Jacob s family has just moved from their home district to get away from any lingering memories that remind them of their loss.Anna likes Jacob right away, but she overhears the other young men of the community warning him off, and telling him that Anna is undateable because of her overbearing grandfather Anna is determined to change that perception, so she asks Jacob to the next singing, but [...]

    20. Plain Peace is the sixth book in the Daughters of the Promise series I loved this story The characters were interesting and had some real depth to them.Anna Byler is the granddaughter of a very strict Old Order Amish bishop Even though she knows he can be unreasonable she has seen his love and compassion and aches when others view him wrongly When she meets and falls in love with Jacob Hostetler, everything seems perfect But then out of a misunderstanding, her grandfather forbids her to see Jaco [...]

    21. Anna Byler is the granddaughter of the districts bishop Anna was raised by her grandparents due to the death of her parents when she was a baby At a singing she notices a very handsome Jacob Hostetler She was on the way to the barn at a singing to tell the boys that the food was ready She hears them gossiping about her grandfather This upsets Anna to hear he horrible things they are saying about her beloved Daadi She also finds out why none of the boys had ever asked her to a singing or a buggy [...]

    22. Plain Peace, by Beth Wiseman, is book number six in the Daughters of the Promise series It was provided to me through the BookSneeze program and Thomas Nelson Publishers in exchange for an honest review.I had already read some of the books in this series, but not all of them I can see how reading all of the books in the series could add to the enjoyment of reading Plain Peace but not reading all of them certainly doesn t take away or make the reader lost or confused while reading Beth Wiseman do [...]

    23. Don t Miss This Great Read Having read all the books in A Daughters of the Promise series I could not wait to read this book The author did not let me down There were issues in this book that we usually don t read about in Amish fiction I love that the author chose to write about problems that are real not only in the Amish communities but in the English world too.Sometimes people have a hard time giving up control and Bishop Byler is a perfect example I found it both funny and sad how his wife [...]

    24. I LOVE THIS BOOK Plain Peace for me started nicely, fast paced, and then really got rolling It is SO much than what the book description says it is Filled with great messages of healing, forgiveness, and honesty The story just got better and better with the introduction of every new character This is the first in this series I ve read as well as by this author and I REALLY want to read I absolutely fell in love with the characters as I followed them through there dilemmas Some of the scenes wh [...]

    25. I really enjoyed the story of Anna in Plain Peace and love the appropriateness of the title, a Daughters of the Promise Novel.The Amish are referred to as plain people but everything in Anna s life seems quite complicated for a people known of simplicity and peace No matter how simple your lifestyle, relationships can be tricky and Anna seems to have her hands full with these When a new boy in town Jacob shows interest in her where other boys haven t, she is thrilled However, she is thrown by th [...]

    26. I enjoyed reading Plain Peace Just like previous books in this series I could picture in my mind as what was going on when I was reading Ann Byler raised by her Grandparents Issac who was Bishop Marianne Anna s parents were deceased long time The Bishop was very strict it seemed no one was brave enough to court Anna Well that changed when Jacob Hostetlers moved into the district As I read the story things seemed to make sense People forgave people for their wrong doings as it was to be with the [...]

    27. Plain Peace by Beth Wiseman is one book in The Daughters of Promise Series I have read novels by Beth Wiseman before and always loved them This one was no different.The book is the story of four women, three Amish and one Englisch All four women are facing problems within themselves either by tragedy, marital, non acceptance, or love The road by which each finds peace is varied, but also connected with each other This was not just a book about the Amish and their beliefs, although that played a [...]

    28. I am generally a fan of Amish fiction, and this book was a typical one for this genre I can t really complain The characters were strong, and the story was nice enough The author has a familiar writing style, and it was nice to see the people relying on God when times were tough It was intriguing to observe the way the Amish people have changed in light of our modern culture that was my favorite part of the book My only complaint is that the story seemed a little too mundane I believe that since [...]

    29. Anna Byler can t enjoy her rumspringa, because her grandfather the new bishop is determined to protect her Bishop Byler is you might say a bit stricter than Bishop Ebersol, who was plenty strict but he used a little discretion in a certain situation.After Noah Stoltzfus donated a kidney to save his nephew, his family and others in the community visited his clinic and Bishop Ebersol allowed this but Bishop Byler refuses to allow anyone in the community to visit Noah s clinic or have anything to [...]

    30. Sweet eighteen year old Anna Byler is being raised by her grandparents Bishop Isaac and Marianne Byler due to the death of her parents Her grandfather is known as being a very strict bishop the district Anna desperately wants to find love but thinks she is undateable due to her grandfathers strict ways Jacob Hostetler and his family move to the district to escape memories of a terrible family tragedy Their family is almost torn apart by this event.Jacob and Anna overcome many obstacles to be tog [...]

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