(Book review) The longest road


Reviewed by: Ceil Carey, Co-president of ECLA and long time book discussion leader


Introduction

Title: The longest road

Author: Adina Senft

Publisher: Moonshell Books, Inc

Publication Date: 2016

Format: Paperback

Length: 348 pages

OVERVIEW

A kidnapping in Amish country! Two little sisters, being watched over by their barely older brother, are spirited away and never heard from again. The young boy never totally recovers from what happened on his watch and eventually lives Englisch in an effort to forget and assuage his guilt. Their mother, Rebecca Riehl now has lost three children and misses each one desperately every day of her life yet as a Amish wife and mother must “keep on keeping on”. And the girls? They want truth but in different ways and can their mothers forgive them for the decisions they make?

ASSESSMENT

Rating (1 to 5)

4

Suggested Audience

Teens and adults that enjoy Amish fiction

Christian Impact

The reader will see forgiveness shown in an extremely difficult situation.

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