Review: Anna’s Crossing by Suzanne Woods Fisher PLUS Giveaway

Anna's Crossing What a unique Amish tale! Anna’s crossing is a beautiful combination of historical tale, Amish fiction, romance, and adventure.

Anna is a wonderful and caring young woman who captivated me from the first chapter. I enjoyed that this story is told from the perspectives of three different people. It kept the book flowing in a very interesting way. Sometimes, the reader is viewing the sea journey through Anna’s perspective. She is a smart young woman and I felt very connected with her. Bairn, the ship’s carpenter, also provided a very unique point of view in the book. I think the portions of the story involving him were my favorites. And finally, a young boy named Felix takes the reader along with him as he explores the ship and gets in entirely too much trouble!

I believe this book may appeal to not only fans of Amish fiction, but also those who are fans of historical fiction. It really ties the two genres together nicely. (4 stars)

I received a complimentary copy of this book from Baker Publishing in exchange for an honest review.

ABOUT THE BOOK:

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When Anna Konig first meets Bairn, the Scottish ship carpenter of the “Charming Nancy,” their encounter is anything but pleasant. Anna is on the ship only to ensure the safe arrival of her loved ones to the New World. Hardened by years of living at sea, Bairn resents toting these naive farmers–dubbed “Peculiars” by deckhands–across the ocean. As delays, storms, illness, and diminishing provisions afflict crew and passengers alike, Bairn finds himself drawn to Anna’s serene nature. For her part, Anna can’t seem to stay below deck and far away from the aloof ship’s carpenter, despite warnings.
When an act of sacrifice leaves Anna in a perilous situation, Bairn discovers he may not have left his faith as firmly in the past as he thought. But has the revelation come too late?
Amish fiction favorite Suzanne Woods Fisher brings her fans back to the beginning of Amish life in America with this fascinating glimpse into the first ocean crossing as seen through the eyes of a devout young woman and an irreverent man. Blending the worlds of Amish and historical fiction, Fisher is sure to delight her longtime fans even as she attracts new ones with her superb and always surprise-filled writing.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

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Suzanne Woods Fisher is the bestselling author of the Inn at Eagle Hill series, Lancaster County Secrets series, and the Stoney Ridge Seasons series, as well as nonfiction books about the Amish, including “Amish Peace.” She is also the coauthor of an Amish children’s series, The Adventures of Lily Lapp. Her interest in the Anabaptist cultures can be directly traced to her grandfather, who was raised in the Old Order German Baptist Brethren Church in Franklin County, Pennsylvania. Suzanne is a Carol Award winner and a Christy Award finalist. She is a columnist for Christian Post and Cooking & Such magazines. She lives in California. For more information, please visit suzannewoodsfisher.com and connect with her on Twitter @suzannewfisher. Get Amish proverbs delivered right to your mobile device! Download the Free App! http://bit.ly/10Tygyi

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About Brittany

I am a homeschooling mother of four children. I am an avid reader and have been for as long as I can remember. I truly enjoy reading and reviewing books I focus my reading and my reviews on Christian fiction, primarily Christian romantic fiction. I hope you will find my reviews helpful in your decisions on what books to read.
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One Response to Review: Anna’s Crossing by Suzanne Woods Fisher PLUS Giveaway

  1. Jeanie Dannheim says:

    This sounds so different from Suzanne’s usual books, and being historical fiction as well as Amish really sounds like a winner! Would love to read it –

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