A HOPEFUL HEART
Clipston’s series starter has a compelling drama involving faith, family and romance. Hannah’s dilemma will speak to many who have struggled with religious beliefs, and her daughter Amanda’s interest in leaving the Amish community for a career as a veterinarian opens doors for more engaging storylines to come in this absorbing series.
Widow Hannah Glick works hard to keep her late husband’s horse farm operational with the help of her brother-in-law, Joshua, unaware that he harbors feelings for her. While working at a local hotel to earn extra money, she meets captivating widower Trey Peterson, an Englisher businessman, and they fall in love. Hannah must consider the happiness of her children as well as the tenets of her faith as she wrestles with the possibility of leaving all she knows to follow her heart. (Zondervan, Jul., 304 pp., $14.99)