Books for Christian Girls: "An Uncommon Grace" by Serena B. MillerShe has spent many years partnering with her husband in full-time ministry and lives on a farm in southern Ohio near a thriving Amish community. In a community with strict standards and a long memory, Carolyn knows she might never find a man who will have her and her son, Benjamin. When Benjamin gets into trouble at an auction, he finds himself beholden to a handsome horse breeder named Joshua Glick. Joshua and Carolyn feel an instant attraction, and soon a romance is budding between them. After years of shame and loneliness, Carolyn suddenly has two men vying for her attention. Can either man give her the family—and the unconditional love—she longs for?
An Uncommon Grace
Grace Connor, a military nurse is debating whether to reenlist for another tour of duty when she gets an email from her seventeen year old sister Becky stating that she needs help with their grandmother Elizabeth back home in Ohio. Grace returns to her grandmothers farm, but finds that adjusting to regular life isn't so easy, but hopes a slower way of life will help. When their next door neighbor who happens to be Amish Levi Troyer shows up on their doorstep stating that there has been a shooting at his house Grace rushes to help, and while Levi's stepdad is dead, Grace is able to help save the life of Levi's mother an her unborn child. Levi and his family belong to the Swartzentruber sect one of the strictest there is, and Levi wonders about some of the rules his bishop dictates. A strong attraction to Grace has him evaluating his life even more but he knows if he follows his heart he will not only be lost to his family but will be destined for hell. Meanwhile Grace feels a deep attraction for Levi but knows it can never be. How can she continue to live on her grandmother's farm with him so close by?
This is an excellent book about the Swartzentruber Amish. Claire is an Army nurse stationed in Afghanistan. While she is trying to decide whether or not to sign up for another tour, word arrives that
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When Levi Troyer meets Grace, he is at his most vulnerable. His stepfather has been murdered and his mother wounded by intruders. However, any relationship between them is forbidden by his faith. Even before meeting Grace, Levi had begun to question some of the teachings of his ultra-conservative Amish sect. He has considered leaving, but knows he will be banned forever from having contact with his younger siblings and widowed mother—who need him to survive.
Sign in. After a tour of duty, an army nurse returns to her grandmother's farm in Amish country, where she finds unexpected romance and is pulled into a murder mystery. Following her tour of duty, army nurse Grace Conner Macallan returns to her grandmother's McGillis farm in Amish country. After arriving she answers Levi Troyer's Faris call for medical assistance following a mysterious shooting at the nearby Troyer family farm. Soon, Levi, who belongs to the most conservative and isolated of all Amish sects, develops a deep attraction to Grace, even though a relationship between them is strictly forbidden. Grace and Levi must sort out their relationship while Grace follows clues that ultimately lead her to the killer.
Levi Troyer finds his pacifist beliefs challenged when he discovers his stepfather has been killed and his mother wounded by unknown intruders. Gracie comes to the rescue, saves his mother's life, and becomes a friend of the family. Levi and Gracie are deeply attracted to one another, and Gracie finds herself falling in love, though she knows a relationship between them is forbidden. Even before meeting Gracie, Levi had begun to question some of the teachings of his ultra-conservative Amish sect. He has considered leaving, but knows he will be banned forever from having contact with his younger siblings and widowed mother-who need him to survive.