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ABOUT THE BOOK
Title: A Search for Redemption
Series: Secrets of Bliss Valley #3
Author: Jo Ann Brown
Publisher: Love Inspired Trade
Release Date: August 23, 2022
Genre: Amish-inspirational romance
Bestselling author Jo Ann Brown returns to the Amish community of Bliss Valley, where finding a new beginning means facing the past…
After losing both her fiancé and the happy life she anticipated, Amish maedel Grace Coffman is still stitching the pieces of her life back together. But between working in a quilting shop with an unscrupulous Englisch boss and caring for her ill parents, her threads keep unraveling. At first, the arrival of a kind, attractive stranger feels like a coincidence. But the more Grace learns about Joel Beachy and his story, the more their meeting seems like providence…
Joel’s return to Bliss Valley—and the Plain people—is his last chance to redeem a life filled with missteps. Yet in Grace, Joel finds something he never imagined: trust, courage and even the possibility of hope. When Grace suddenly finds herself the guardian of her nephews, Joel sees an opportunity to keep two wayward boys from repeating his mistakes. But Joel’s dark past isn’t quite finished with him. And now he must pray that his new life is strong enough to withstand the pending storm of trouble…and secrets.
“Brown is a gifted writer who makes unforgettable characters that invite the reader to join them on their journey.” —Publishers Weekly bestselling author Marie E. Bast
MORE BOOKS IN THIS SERIES
A Search for Redemption is a good addition to the Secrets of Bliss Valley series. Those who have read the first two books will enjoy seeing some characters from those stories, yet I think readers could jump into this book, as well. This story can stand on its own, yet there is an underlying storyline that does appear in each book of the series.
It was great to meet Joel Beachy in this story. He has been spoken of in the previous novels as a young man who left the Amish and then ended up in trouble with the law. It was interesting to read about what really happened to him and to see how he grew emotionally from the start of the book to the end.
Like any community, there were both kind and unkind people and this Amish community was no exception. I enjoyed the dynamics of Grace’s family. They had been through a lot, but I thought they all grew closer to each other throughout the book and were a strong unit by the end. I liked Joel and Grace and was happy with the way things worked out for them.
I received a complimentary copy of this book. All opinions are my own.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Jo Ann Brown has published over 100 titles under a variety of pen names. A former military officer, she enjoys taking pictures and traveling. She has taught creative writing for more than 20 years and is always excited when one of her students sells a project. She has been married for more than 40 years and has three children and two rambunctious cats. She lives in Amish Country in southeastern Pennsylvania. She enjoys hearing from her readers.
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