Monday, October 3, 2011
The Wonder Of Your Love
Beth Wiseman's The Wonder Of Your Love is the second book of a series. Although I did not read the first book in the series, I had no problem at all following this book. There were slight references to the previous book but nothing cryptic that made this book confusing.
This book focuses on Katie Ann and Eli. Katie Ann's husband Ivan has just recently died in an accident, but not before he left her for another woman. Something virtually unheard of in the Amish community, Ivan moved in with an "Englisch" woman. Eli, a cousin for some of Katie's friends, was widowed years earlier and raised six children on his own.
Katie Ann and Eli meet at a wedding. Although they are attracted to each other, Katie Ann has a new baby and Eli has just married off his youngest daughter. Katie Ann lives in Colorado and Eli lives in Ohio. Feeling the obstacles to a relationship are too great to overcome, they decide to just be friends.
While Eli is in Colorado, they go sightseeing, Katie Ann fixes dinner for Eli and Eli does some work around her house. They grow closer and closer but then the time comes for Eli to go home. Can they still be friends long distance? Will their feelings for each other grow?
A simply lovely book. I thoroughly enjoyed it.