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Arms of love

Author: Kelly Long
Publisher: Nashville, Tenn. : Thomas Nelson, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Pennsylvania in the late 18th century, once called William Penn's Woods, was an assortment of different faiths living together for the first time in American history. Included in this tapestry was a small and struggling population called Amish. Surrounding this peaceful people were unavoidable threats: both Patriots and the British were pillaging land and goods for the sake of the war, young Amishmen were leaving  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Christian fiction
Love stories
Historical fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kelly Long
ISBN: 9781401684969 1401684963
OCLC Number: 738353763
Notes: Includes reading group guide.
Description: ix, 309 p. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Kelly Long.

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"Pennsylvania in the late 18th century, once called William Penn's Woods, was an assortment of different faiths living together for the first time in American history. Included in this tapestry was a small and struggling population called Amish. Surrounding this peaceful people were unavoidable threats: both Patriots and the British were pillaging land and goods for the sake of the war, young Amishmen were leaving the faith to take up arms and defend freedom. A simple walk in the untamed forests could result in death, if not from bullet or arrow, then from an encounter with a wild animal. Amid this time of tumult, Adam Wyse is fighting a personal battle. To possibly join the war efforts and leave his faith, which would mean walking away from the only woman he's ever loved: Lena Yoder. But for that love he's made a promise that may keep them apart permanently. When Adam withdraws from Lena, she's forced to turn to his brother, Isaac, for support. Must Lena deny her heart's desire to save Adam's soul? And will life in this feral and primitive New World be more than this peace-keeping people can withstand?" -- P. [4] of cover.
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