By Murray Pura
Lovers of Amish fiction will speedy join up as lovers of award-winning writer Murray Pura as they retain turning the pages of this intriguing new ancient romance set in 1917 in the course of America's participation in global struggle I.
Jude Whetstone and Lyyndaya Kurtz, whose households are converts to the Amish religion, are slowly falling in love. Jude has additionally fallen in love with flying that new-fangled invention, the aeroplane.
The Amish groups have rejected the phone and feature forbidden motorized vehicle possession yet now not but electrical energy or aeroplanes.
Though exempt from army carrier on spiritual grounds, Jude is manipulated through unscrupulous military officials into enlisting so one can guard numerous Amish males. nobody locally is familiar with Jude's unexpected enlistment and so he's avoided. Lyyndaya's depression deepens on the experiences that Jude has been shot down in France. In her grief, she turns to nursing Spanish flu sufferers in Philadelphia. After many months of taking good care of afflicted infantrymen, Lyyndaya is shocked whilst an emaciated Jude turns up in her ward.
Lyyndaya's pleasure at receiving Jude again from the useless is readily lowered while the Amish management insist the shunning stay in strength. How then can they marry with no the blessing in their households? Will happiness elude them forever?
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