When she feels the pull of both home and the horizon, which will she choose?
Mattie Schrock is no stranger to uprooting her life. Even as her father relocated her family from one Amish community to the next, she always managed to find a footing in their new homes. Now as the Schrock family plans to move west from Somerset County to a fledgling Amish settlement in Indiana, she looks forward to connecting with old friends who will be joining them from another Pennsylvania community–friends like Jacob Yoder, who has always held a special place in her heart.
Since Mattie last saw Jacob, they’ve both grown into different people with different dreams. Jacob yearns to settle down, but Mattie can’t help but dream of what may lie over the western horizon. When a handsome Englisher tempts her to leave the Amish behind to search for adventure in the West, will her pledge to Jacob be the anchor that holds her secure?
Tender, poignant, and gentle, Mattie’s Pledge offers you a glimpse into Amish life in the 1840s–and into the yearning heart of a character you’ll not soon forget.
I am a big fan of Amish Romance Books and this was the first time that I read anything by this author. She did an amazing job on this story. I fell in love with it.
This was a great journey to read about. Families looking for new beginnings to start a better life for there families. We also have Mattie struggling with her faith. There is also a good lesson on talking about forgiveness.
I was very into this book and read it all in a day .A good book to cuddle up to and read on a cold day. This left me wanting more and I hope there will be more to come. Looking forward to reading more of Jan’s books.
Recommend to Amish book lovers. You will not be disappointed.
I received this book from Revell Reads to give my honest review.