A Son's Vow
The Charmed Amish Life, Book One
Friendship gives way to something more in this first book in New York Times bestselling author Shelley Shepard Gray’s Charmed Amish Life series
Three months ago, Darla Kurtz’s father was responsible for a terrible fire at Charm’s lumber mill which killed five Amish men. Though her father lost his life, too, the town hasn’t looked at her family the same since. The accident already cost lives, but if something doesn’t change soon, Darla fears it will cost her even more.
Lukas Kinsinger is feeling overwhelmed. Not only is he now the head of his father’s lumber mill, he’s also responsible for taking care of his three younger siblings. Darla has been his close friend, but after the accident there has been tension between them, making him feel more alone than ever. When he learns of her troubles at home, Lukas knows someone has to help her before another tragedy occurs.
As Lukas and Darla discover something deeper than friendship, will the pain of the past overcome their chance of future happiness?
Praise For A Son's Vow: The Charmed Amish Life, Book One…
Shelley Shepherd Gray has written a charming story that is sure to please fans of Amish fiction. A delightful start to a new series! — Kathleen Fuller, New York Times bestselling author of A Man of His Word
“A beautiful story of faith, hope, and second chances. Her characters are so real that they feel like old friends. Once you open the book, you won’t put it down until you’ve reached the last page.” — Amy Clipston, bestselling author of the Kauffman Amish Bakery Series Amy Clipston, bestselling author of the Kauffman Amish Bakery Series Amy Clipston, bestselling author of the Kauffman Amish Bakery Series
“With her endearing and delightful characters, written in her trademark descriptive style, author Shelley Shepard Gray has once again crafted a story that will capture readers’ hearts from the first page.” — Suzanne Woods Fisher, bestselling author
This contemporary Amish series-starter has something for everyone, including well-thought-out characters who hold their feelings close to protect their hearts. Gray writes about Amish life with charm and respect; she gives readers a glimpse into the simple way of life the Amish have embraced for generations. — Romantic Times BOOKclub, 4 stars, praise for HOPEFUL
Shelley is one of my favorites. An engaging, heartfelt story with characters who are easy to love. Sweet, heartwarming and wonderful. I savored every word. — New York Times bestselling author Jillian Hart
Once I began reading it, I couldn’t set it aside until I had read every page...a delightful story. — Cindy Woodsmall, New York Times bestselling author of The Winnowing Season
Once again Shelley does an exceptional job at penning a story. I can always count on a good story line and a satisfying ending. — bestselling author Beth Shriver
“If this first book is any indication of how the remainder of the series will be, I can hardly wait! It is a quick read (I finished in less than a day), complete with surprising twists. Gray tactfully addresses topics not commonly found in many Amish-themed novels.” — Romantic Times BOOKclub, 4 1/2 stars, Top Pick, praise for A SON'S VOW
Avon Inspire, 9780062743268, 384pp.
Publication Date: July 25, 2017
About the Author
Shelley Shepard Gray is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author, a finalist for the American Christian Fiction Writers prestigious Carol Award, and a two-time HOLT Medallion winner. She lives in southern Ohio, where she writes full-time, bakes too much, and can often be found walking her dachshunds on her town’s bike trail.