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Independent-minded Leah Gingerich has always been outspoken. And even though she is now a progressive Mennonite, she's rediscovering the joys of family traditions back in her Amish hometown. Yet she can't help but clash with her handsome new Amish neighbor, Jamie Stoltzfus. He's too hard-headed and old-line to see that his traumatized young nephew, Peter, needs faith and help - or that a woman who stands up to him may be what he needs to heal. 

After a devastating tragedy, Jamie moved to Pontotoc with his nephew for a fresh start. Holding fast to his beliefs is the only way he feels he can aid Peter - and himself. But somehow, Leah's freethinking ways and feisty challenges are sparking a happiness he's never felt before. Soon, Jamie can't imagine his life without her. But are their differences ultimately too great to overcome - or can love bridge their way to a future together?

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Amy Lillard’s writing style is great.

I love this writer and her stories.

I dislike the narrator. She makes Southerners sound ignorant. The Amish words are not pronounced correctly. This narrator has a pleasing voice but is all together incorrect for this type of story and should avoid doing Southern accents.
It’s so off it’s distracting and negatively impacts the story. I hate to think of Jamie as an idiot but her portrayal of him colors his as just that. It was just as bad in the previous book in the series making Brandon out to be ignorant and disrespectful (the Nashville dialect is neither). Debra sounded like a mix between a California valley girl and Elly May Clampett, stereotypical and vapid at the same time, removing any depth or relatability from the character. Certainly ruined the idea that Debra was an Amish young lady (even fancy Amish).
Please consider a different narrator for any stories that involve Southern Amish communities.

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The story was good but the southern accent for Jamie was overdone and I don’t believe portrayed the character in a favorable light.