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Fields of Corn (The Amish of Lancaster: An Amish Christian Romance)
 
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Fields of Corn (The Amish of Lancaster: An Amish Christian Romance) [Kindle Edition]

Sarah Price
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Best-selling author of Amish Christian Romances, Sarah Price introduces readers to the world of the Amish in Fields of Corn, the first book in her Amish of Lancaster Series. Based in part on the author's real experiences living among the Amish, readers will get a glimpse into the lives of the Lapp family.

In Fields of Corn, Shana Slater, a non-Amish woman from out of state, doesn't realize that her life is about to change when she pulls into the Lapp farm in Leola, Pennsylvania, to inquire about renting a small apartment over a mule shed. Yet, the price is right and the rolling fields of corn present a peaceful place for her to retreat when she is not working in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Her curiosity about the Amish way of life is piqued when she befriends Emanuel Lapp, the son of her landlord. As she learns about the Amish through his eyes, she quickly realizes that the Amish way of life is more than just religion and a plain way of living. She also discovers that the more she learns, the more she is unexpectedly falling for much more than their plain and simple lifestyle. When two worlds collide, which will survive and at what cost?

Based in part on the author's experience living on an Amish farm, Fields of Corn presents a sweet and authentic love story.

Be certain to visit the author's video channel at http://www.youtube.com/sarahpriceauthor for interviews and video with the author.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 484 KB
  • Print Length: 272 pages
  • Publisher: Price Publishing, LLC. (Dec 13 2007)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B0011DR58A
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #11,590 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent book Dec 4 2013
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I love these Amish stories. I just love these Christian books. I would recommend these Christian books to anyone and everyone.
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4.0 out of 5 stars A good Amish read May 12 2009
By Poetmom - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Kindle Edition
I really enjoy "Bonnet Books" (Amish fiction). I've read many Beverly Lewis books and love her style of writing. I was looking around for something different and came upon this book. It was written from an Englisher's view (Shana) and how she came to fall in love and marry into the Amish community. The only thing I would have enjoyed more, personally, is if the book showed more reminiscing of the main character Shana. You have snippets here and there in the beginning of her life as a young woman in the world. Then toward the middle of the book you learn of her family when they visit her on the Amish farm. But as she slowly crosses over to the Amish, it would have been nice to have her reminiscing back on her upbringing, losing close friends, etc. Making you more aware of how difficult it must have been.
All in all I thought the book was a good read and I recommend it to anyone who loves Amish fiction.
13 of 13 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great story! March 17 2010
By J+J - Published on Amazon.com
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This is an excellent story of the combination of Amish & English life, following the romance & life of two lovers who marry & learn about one another's lives, beliefs, etc. I enjoyed it very much & would like to read more by this author.
14 of 15 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great Read Feb. 28 2011
By Dorothy - Published on Amazon.com
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I read this in one day. Excellent insight into the Amish Community and how they view Englishers. Having read many Amish Fiction Novels, this was truly different. I felt sorry for Shana as she struggled to not only fit into the Community but to being Christian. I don't want to be a spoiler but would recommend this book whether you are a beginner in reading Amish Fiction or you have read many different authors. Loved it!
10 of 11 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Light read only April 3 2011
By Horselady - Published on Amazon.com
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This book started out well, caught my attention right away. I had gotten a sample on my Kindle and thought it would be good, but as the book went on, the characters had no depth. Seemed like the author was trying to cram as many Amish cliches as possible in the book. So much more could have been done with this story line. It's okay if you are looking for a light read. Most Amish books I've read by various authors lack character depth, so this is nothing new. I think Beverly Lewis does a little better job of it. The main character, Shana, is a bit hard to believe. I don't think the author did a good job of portraying her situation at all realistically. She could have done so much more with it.
7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good book, well written for the most part, enjoyed it a great deal Aug. 24 2011
By ✴Meya✴ - Published on Amazon.com
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I like Amish fiction, but many times am left disappointed due to bad writing and total lack of research. This book seems to conquer those issues, and leaves you with a decent story and what seems to be a fairly accurate depiction of Amish life. (keeping in mind that not all Amish live the same way)

It is a bit of a stretch for the female lead to make such a drastic change in her life...had there been a bit more back story to her character, it might have made that change more acceptable. That said, it is still well done.

Many times the Amish, especially the men, are portrayed as harsh and unfeeling. This book doesn't portray them that way at all. It does seem as if the author actually has spent some time with actual Amish families, and she does a good job of describing their day to day busy lives.

I really enjoyed this book, and was able to not focus on the lack of character background of the female lead. I will be looking at more of the this author's writing.
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