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Sixteen-year-old Faith has worked full-time in her parents' restaurant since she finished eighth grade. She loves her Amish community - and the romantic attentions of her longtime friend, Gideon. When her sister seems to be getting too friendly with Englischers, and her parents are in a buggy accident, Faith wants to escape into her dream of joining the church and getting married. 

But then a local newspaper runs a story about a child named Adriana who was kidnapped 15 years earlier, and everything Faith has held true comes into question. Suddenly the community Faith has known her whole life seems unreal. Can she even trust her own family? And how will she ever find home again if she no longer belongs in the world she knows best?

©2017 Ruth Reid (P)2018 Tantor

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  • gene
  • marietta, GA, United States
  • 05-15-18

Surprising good

I believed it would not be a book l would like, I mostly listen to western, jack reacher, and science fiction. It held the suspense most of the book and Callie beau lieu did an excellent job with the different dialects the people from Pennsylvania have. I will listen to more of this narrator and author.

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Good story

The story line is good... However, the narrator is a little mechanical in her reading. It would have been nice to know what happened to the kidnappers.

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love love loved

I loved everything about this book. There were twists that shocked me and the end is truly amazing! And the narrator is wonderful. :)

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New author to me and I loved her!

This was a new author to me and I really enjoyed her! The story was great and very entertaining. I am glad that this is a series and looking forward to book 2! I appreciate the wholesomeness along with the modern spin.

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Excellent!

What an excellent story! I enjoyed it tremendously!
Highly recommend it to others who like Amish fiction with a bit of a mystery!

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I enjoyed this audio because it is has no cursing.

I enjoyed this audio because it is centered around Bible scriptures and has no cursing.

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Loved it

I loved this book.. It's a great story and I loved the way it ended.

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Abiding Faith

Abiding Mercy was an enjoyable story with great surprises and twist. The story line was confusing at times going from past to present time, but it didn’t take away from the quality of the story. Who was the redhead stranger? An angel perhaps. Some questions remain but all in all and enjoyable read.

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A little predictable!! But still a good story!!!

This story is a little long winded before it gets to the good stuff. I was disappointed that I could predict the major happenings in this story. If you are not the type that is good at predicting stories then this is the story for you. The narration was very enjoyable. Overall this story was pretty good. Not disappointed I purchased this book.

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good story

had a good story to it held my attention. Hard to put down. Loved ending.