Love Bears All by Beth Wiseman
Charlotte Dolynsky has come to town to forget her broken relationship and mend her broken heart. She has come back to the Amish where she was accepted by family even though she previously had lied to them to find out the truth about her brother. Getting involved with the community again, she meets Daniel Byer whom also is learning to heal his broken heart. Charlotte finds herself getting to know Daniel while trying to help a young couple whom bear a secret from the community. As the secret comes to light, Daniel and Charlotte learn more about each other. Their dedication to this young couple brings them closer together. Will they see beyond their hurt to learn to love again?
Love Bears All is the second title in the Amish Secrets series. It can be read as a stand alone. Beth Wiseman writes characters which the reader quickly learn to love and identify with them. The plot gives the path of two couples each dealing with obstacles in their lives. Charlotte just wants to escape her bad relationship and isn’t looking for a new one but through friendship with Daniel she begins to think that she might be able to love again. Young Jacob and Annie must deal with their secret and decide if their love will survive their differences and secret. The plot twists and reads quickly. Readers who like page turners and well developed characters should snatch up this first in a new series by Ms. Wiseman. The book includes discussion questions, perfect for a book discussion group.
Note: I was given an electronic copy via Net Galley and the publisher, Thomas Nelson for an honest review.