THE EBB TIDE
Sallie Riehl has dreamed of traveling at least once before settling down to join church, so she is thrilled at an unexpected summer opportunity to nanny in Cape May for a well-to-do family. However, saying even a temporary good=bye to Paradise Township means forgoing baptism another year, as wellas leaving behind a would-be beau. Yet the weeks in Cape May soon prove unforgettable as Sallie meets a Mennonite young man whose friendship she quickly begins to cherish. Has she been too hasty with her promises, or will she only find what her heart is longing for back home?
Trademark Beverly Lewis. She has such a distinctive voice. Reading her novels is like listening to a traditional storyteller. It's easy to slip into the pages of one of her books and lose yourself in the story. And she always writes from such interesting perspectives. And her first lines are always killer hooks. Like this one:
"I was born with wanderlust in my heart."
Not the confession one would anticipate from a young Amish woman. It's that wanderlust that sets Sallie apart. Keeps her from taking baptism classes each summer, Has her working extra hours to save up some travel money. She wants one big adventure before she can settle back into life with the People.
A beautiful coming of age story.that celebrates the wisdom and peace of following God's leading on your life, despite how difficult the journey might be.
Book provided courtesy of Bethany House and Graf-Martin Communications.
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