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‘A Home for Lydia’ is a charming romance novel following the heated relationship between an Amish boss and his fiery, opinionated employee.
When Aaron Taylor is sent away from the family farm to run his uncle’s holiday business, he thinks his life is over. The only thing he’s ever wanted was to run the family farm, but now he finds himself overseeing a small group of cabins on the banks of Pebble Creek, where he has to manage the housekeepers work load.
At first, Lydia fiery personality and outspoken nature cause argument after argument between the reluctant boss and herself. She must learn to bite her tongue is wants to keep her job and realise her dream of building her very own home. Tragically the cabins are ransacked, but through this unfortunate event the unlikely pair begins to work together to safe the business, and discover hidden feelings.
Written by the award-winning author, Vannetta Chapman, this cozy book is perfect to snuggle up with on a cold evening and enter into the quirky, absorbing story about an unlikely romance.
“A Home for Lydia is a story of old things made new, the value in working together, and the gift of love—between a man and woman, family members, and friends. We return once again to the Amish community of Cashton, Wisconsin where life is not perfect, but it is simple. Most of all, this is a story of God's grace, and how it is always sufficient. I pray it will touch your heart and reassure you of the love of our Father.” —Vannetta Chapman, author of A Home for Lydia.
Vannetta Chapman has published more than 100 articles in Christian family magazines. She discovered her love for the Amish while researching her grandfather’s birthplace in Albion, Pennsylvania. Vannetta is a multi-award-winning member of Romance Writers of America. She was a teacher for 15 years and currently resides in the Texas Hill country.
A Home For Lydia by Vannetta Chapman was published by Harvest House in February 2013 and is our 35150th best seller. The ISBN for A Home For Lydia is 9780736946148.
“Chapman skillfully shows the trials and hardship that befall the Amish in her second Pebble Creek story… The various viewpoints drive the story and keep the reader engaged.” — RT Book Reviews.
“…Vannetta’s books are like a breath of fresh air and A Home for Lydia fits the bill perfectly.” — DestinationAmish.com.
“The plot of this book was quite different from other Amish books I’ve read, and I liked it!” — Novel-Reveries.blogspot.com.
“I would definitely suggest this book to my family and friends.” — Deb4Reading.wordpress.com.
“This was one of those books where you don’t plan to put it down until you are finished.” —StillMagnolias.blogspot.com.
“I love how Vannetta weaves a mystery into the romantic tale.” — ColorMeActive.blogspot.com.
“This was a sweet read.” — TheFriendlyBookNook.com.
“An enjoyable Amish romance.” — AbbiesReadingCorner.com.
A bend in the road can be daunting… or the beginning of everything.
Aaron Troyer simply wants to work in Indiana his ‘dat’ and ‘grossdaddi’ before him, but instead he finds himself traveling to Wisconsin to oversee an uncle’s small group of Plain cabins nestled along the banks of Pebble Creek. That also means he must work with the cabin’s lovely but stubborn housekeeper, Lydia Fisher.
Lydia is the most outspoken Amish woman Aaron has ever met, and she has strong opinions about how the guest cabins are to be run. She also desperately needs her job, and to keep it she must temper her reaction to her new employer. Though sparks fly at first, when danger unexpectedly overtakes than, nothing is more important to Aaron than making sure Lydia is safe.
Together they work to make the vacation property profitable, but can they find out who is causing trouble before more damage is done? And can Lydia guard her heart, knowing Aaron is just biding his time before he can return home to his farm? Or is her dream of a home of her own more than just a wish and a prayer?
|Author / Artist||Vannetta Chapman|
|Publisher||Harvest House (February 2013)|
|Number of Pages||352|
|Page last updated||26th March 2018|