RT readers are always in the know, so of course we're all aware that Amish fiction is incredibly popular right now. The appeal of the simpler life, and those sweet romances, attracts readers in droves. And today we've got a treat for you, an exclusive excerpt from Amanda Flower's A Plain Disappearance, an RT Top Pick! Our reviewer said of this intriguing mystery, "Flower has hit it out of the ballpark with this series and continues to amaze with her knowledge of the Amish way of life."
Curious? Read on ...
Steam rose from Sparky’s nose and mouth into the frigid late December air as he shook his bridle and pulled the sleigh over a small hill. The sleigh owner’s grandson, Timothy Troyer, sat in the driver seat, wearing a thick wool coat, black knit cap, and navy scarf wrapped about his neck. He held the reins with a light but firm touch, and he looked every bit the part of a young Amish man out for a sleigh ride—even though he’d left the Amish way years before.
Did that mean I was the Amish girl to complete the picturesque scene? I pulled the wool blanket up closer to my face and chuckled to myself. Beneath it I wore a purple and gray ski jacket and flannel-lined jeans. A pink and purple Fair Isle stocking cap, complete with pompom, covered my shoulder-length, straight red hair, and tortoise shell-patterned framed sunglasses protected my hazel eyes from the sun’s glare off of the snow. Not exactly Amish attire.
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