Butterfly Garden

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Amishwoman Sara Lapp, all but shunned for studying with the local doctor to become a midwife, is shocked that, after months of waiting, her first call comes from "Mad" Adam Zuckerman, a self-appointed outcast. Adam doesn't want her to attend at a birth, but to tend to his children because his wife has died in childbed.

Adam wants to love his children, but he is afraid he will hurt them in the way his father hurt him. Without his late wife, Abby, to protect them, Adam must find ...

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Overview

Amishwoman Sara Lapp, all but shunned for studying with the local doctor to become a midwife, is shocked that, after months of waiting, her first call comes from "Mad" Adam Zuckerman, a self-appointed outcast. Adam doesn't want her to attend at a birth, but to tend to his children because his wife has died in childbed.

Adam wants to love his children, but he is afraid he will hurt them in the way his father hurt him. Without his late wife, Abby, to protect them, Adam must find someone else to care for the girls. He can think of only one woman brave enough, Spinster Sara Lapp, the little midwife whose passion for things beyond her control is greater than is good for her.

Though Sara knows the four little girls belong with their father, how can she leave them with a man who seems not to care for them? As much as she loves and wants the girls, she will only take them long enough to teach Adam to love them. Then Adam falls from the barn loft and Sara moves in to look after him. But in the Amish community a man and woman living together must marry or be shunned. The Bishop takes a stand and Sara and Adam are forced to face the greatest challenge of their lives.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781897562864
  • Publisher: Lachesis Publishing
  • Publication date: 12/28/2011
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 246
  • Product dimensions: 0.52 (w) x 5.50 (h) x 8.50 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 8, 2012

    This is one of the best books I've ever read. An Amish midwife w

    This is one of the best books I've ever read. An Amish midwife who annoys the elders by working with the non Amish doctor turns a sleepy Ohio Amish Community on its ears with her stubbornness. Not to mention one man the rest of the world calls Mad Adam Zuckerman, and with good reason. Outstanding.

    6 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 12, 2012

    Love amish stories this is one of best. Very well written ,coul

    Love amish stories this is one of best. Very well written ,could wait to see what would happen next. A must read. A great book.

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 2, 2013

    Good Read-Just not a pure Amish romance

    I enjoyed this book and it was a good read. The only problem is it wasn't pure Amish it had some parts that made my cheeks blush with the sexual content. So if you are looking for the pure Amish romances that aren't so forward with sex then you may not want to read this one. If you are ok with having your cheeks blush then this is your book.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 13, 2013

    Great

    Loved it, loved it, loved it! What a wonderful Amish story. Great characters and I really could have read a ton more of the continuation of this story! Sara is my favorite!

    More more more!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 30, 2013

    Loved this book!!! Great storyline!!! Would love to see a boo

    Loved this book!!! Great storyline!!! Would love to see a book about Jordan & Emma.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 29, 2012

    Loved it!

    It's hard to put this book down. It envokes many emotions and will not disappoint, even to the very end!!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 14, 2012

    great book!!!

    i love reading about the Amish people.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 15, 2014

    Disappointing

    If you are looking for an Amish story this is not it. I can't imagine why the author choose an Amish setting for this story.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 4, 2014

    Loved this book! An Amish man who is afraid to love and an Amish

    Loved this book! An Amish man who is afraid to love and an Amish woman who is not afraid to win his heart!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 5, 2014

    Shit

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 5, 2014

    Miriam

    Noah told me to tell u he got locked out

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 10, 2014

    awesome book

    great book, couldn't put it down

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 4, 2014

    Striking

    Gtg sry but i already knew i didnt have long...bbs hopefully

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 25, 2014

    Panther

    Where is the elite camp....

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 3, 2014

    Love the Amish

    This was an enjoyable book. Worth the time!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 3, 2014

    A bit more "racey"

    I enjoyed the book as a whole but was surprised at the sexual parts of the book. The sensual parts were not anything that a normal married couple does not do. I don't think I would let my 13 year old granddaughter read "Butterfly Garden". Just was not what I was expecting from an Amish book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 3, 2014

    Good read, errors in writing.

    Great story line. I love reading Amish fiction. However, there were some grammar errors that should have been caught, and found several times words appeared to have been left out in sentences. Poor proofreading, but still a good read.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 3, 2014

    more from this reviewer

    Awesome Read!

    Love it, a good clean read.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 23, 2013

    A bit of a disguse

    This is more of a Regency romance than a true Amish genre book, and once I had realized that, it was a breeze to get caught up in Sara and Adam's story. I won't search for this author's work, but would read another if I found one

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 22, 2013

    Great

    I really loved this book, couldn't put it down. The chacaters were so real. I loved Sara she was so strong with so much love in her heart. A must read!!!!

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