Book One from Laura V. Hilton

Patchwork Dreams
Laura V. Hilton
Whitaker House
2011 (releasing in April)

Reviewed by Cindy Loven

Becky Troyer is sure that she will never find love or be anyone's frau, ever.  Branded as used goods, after an incident during her rumspringa leaves her pregnant, and the Englischer who did saying it is not his baby and spreading horrible rumors about her.  When a distant relative arrives from Pennsylvania to help out around their home, Becky finds that the attraction to Jacob Miller is distracting. 
When Jacob tells Becky he has a girl in Pennsylvania that he wants to marry, Becky tries desperately to distance herself from him, but it isn't working.  In fact it seems that the more she tries to avoid him, the more he seeks her out.  It almost feels like he is torturing her with the attention he is paying to her.  Jacob does not mean to cause her embarrassment or to torture her with unwanted attention, he just wants to see Becky smile, and to know she is happy.  Will Jacob return to Pennsylvania to marry Susie, the girl his father seems determined to seperate him from, or will Becky claim his heart and keep him in Seymour Missouri?
A fast paced story, which features an unmarried young Amish mother, is a fresh look at this new Amish book!  The first of a new series about the The Amish of Seymour, Laura Hilton draws you into the story, hook line and sinker!  Do not miss this story, and look forward to book two coming out later this year from Whitaker House.  256 pages $6.99 US 5 stars.

This book was provided by Whitaker House for review purposes only, no payment was received for this review.

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