Monday, July 15, 2019

New Review: A Welcome at Our Door by Amy Clipston


Title: A Welcome at Our Door
Author: Amy Clipston
Series: Amish Homestead book 4
Publication Date: May 2019
Length: 313 pages

From the Back of the Book

Over the last few years, Cindy Riehl - the youngest of the Riehl children - has watched her siblings find love and happiness in Lancaster County. But as her family has settled down and grown, Cindy has continued to grieve her mother, whose death left an enormous hole in her heart. Since that haunting day, Cindy has struggled to find peace and wonders if the community is the place for her - and if her faith in God will ever feel the same as it once did.

When a handsome and kind Englisher named Drew crosses Cindy's path one surprising day, the two of them become fast and easy friends. Drew dreams of starting a family after some losses of his own, and before long, he and Cindy discover that their feelings for each other are romantic. As they spend more time together - often in secret - Cindy is drawn further away from the Amish community and the family she loves. In time, she is faced with a difficult choice that threatens to upend her world.


Will Cindy find contentment and love, and will she ever find restored comfort in God and her beloved community? In this final installment of the Amish Homestead series, we return to the charming town of Bird-in-Hand for a story of healing, family, and God's perfect provision.

My Thoughts

I loved this book! I had trouble putting it down. This is the fourth book in the Amish Homestead series, however I have not read any of the other books and had no trouble following this one.

I was drawn in right from the beginning when Cucumber the cow escaped. I liked the romantic tension between Drew and Cindy and I was nervous for them every time they snuck out to be together. I was frustrated with the Amish rules that forced Cindy to choose between Drew and her family and could feel Cindy's frustration over this.

I was unsure how this story would end which kept me turning the pages. I loved Ervin and Gertrude and how helpful they were to Drew and Cindy. I also loved the addition of Bruce the dog.

If you like Amish Christian fiction, I highly recommend this book!

2 comments:

  1. I just love Amy's books! She is one of my favorite Amish fiction authors. I can't wait to read this :)

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    1. I'm just starting to read Amish fiction so I'm reading a lot of new-to-me authors. I have another of her books on my TBR. :) Thanks for stopping by!

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