Change of Heart by Molly Jebber is a 288 page novel in the Amish historical fiction genre. It is published by Zebra Publishers and was released on June 30, 2015. To order a copy, click here.
Ohio, 1899. Soft-spoken midwife Becca Yost lived by her Amish faith’s strict rules—until her fiancé jilted her before their entire community. She’s never been away from home, but the bustling Englischer town of Massillon, Ohio, is a welcome unexpected refuge. Especially when she goes to work for Dr. Matt Carrington, who shares her passion for healing those in need. His outgoing spirit and gentle strength show Becca a surprising new world of choices—and irresistible love. But there is one formidable obstacle: Matt’s wealthy mother is determined her son will marry a society woman.
With her newfound resolve challenged, Becca decides that she and Matt must not be destined for each other after all. She accepts that she will have to forge a life alone—until a wrenching crisis and life-changing revelations teach her that true faith lies in all things, especially impossible second chances. . .
About the Author
Molly Jebber is the author of CHANGE OF HEART, an Amish historical romance. Fascinated by the Amish history, culture, Molly perused her passion to write. Her love or writing led to a book deal with Kensington Publishing as well as three more titles debuting in 2015/2016. Publisher’s Weekly magazine announced and listed this book number three in their best ten review list for 2015. Romantic Times gave Change of Heart 4.5 stars.Molly enjoys time with her family, friends, traveling, swimming and golf. She loves God and serving Him.
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My Two Cents
It is always fun to find a new author. Especially an author who writes not only Amish fiction but in the historical contexts. Molly Jebber does a wonderful keeping to the Amish culture. It is obvious to the reader she has done her research on the culture of the Amish during this time period.
Change of Heart is a refreshing take on Amish fiction because the storyline and setting are so different from the typical Amish genre. The characters are very different but written well. The idea of pocket quilts was fascinating to me and their use in the story makes it quite endearing. The relationships between the character are encouraging. The bonds between Becca and her sister are strong and even shunning has not been able to separate them. Their support for each other help to remind us what family is all about.
I give Change of Heart 5 stars out of 5 stars. This is a sweet story that will captivate you from beginning to end.
Many thanks to Molly Jebber for a free copy of her book in exchange for my honest review. No monetary compensation was received and all views expressed are my own.
Molly has been kind enough to give away one copy of Change of Heart to one lucky winner. Click the word, “Entry” to enter. This giveaway ends on Friday, Nov 20 at 11:50 PDT.
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