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Title:
The waiting : a novel
ISBN:
9780800733865
Publication Information:
Grand Rapids, Mich. : Revell, c2010.
Physical Description:
311 p. ; 22 cm.
General Note:
Includes reading group guide and discussion topics (p. 307-309).
Summary:
Jorie King has been waiting for Ben Zook much of her life--waiting for him to return to Lancaster County, the church, and her. When he is reported dead, she is devastated but finds unexpected comfort in his brother Caleb, a comfort that turns to love for both of them.
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Jorie King has been waiting for Benjamin Zook to return home to Lancaster County so they can marry. When news arrives that Ben has been killed, Jorie finds comfort in the friendship of his brother Caleb. That friendship ripens into love, and it seems that they are meant to be together. But when the unexpected happens, their worlds are turned upside down once more. Will Jorie trust God to lead her into the arms of a new man?

A multifaceted story about complex people living the simple life, The Waiting is the second book in the LANCASTER COUNTY SECRETS series. Readers will find themselves transported into the world of the Amish and deeply invested in these wonderful characters.


Author Notes

Suzanne Woods Fisher is the bestselling author of The Letters , The Calling , the Lancaster County Secrets series, and the Stoney Ridge Seasons series, as well as nonfiction books about the Amish, including Amish Peace . She is also the coauthor of an Amish children's series, The Adventures of Lily Lapp. Suzanne is a Carol Award winner for The Search , a Carol Award finalist for The Choice , and a Christy Award finalist for The Waiting . She is also a columnist for Christian Post and Cooking & Such magazines. She lives in California. Learn more at www.suzannewoodsfisher.com and connect with Suzanne on Twitter @suzannewfisher.