First Impressions: An Amish Tale of Pride and Prejudice

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Will pride and prejudice keep the Blank sisters from finding love?
 
With five daughters and no sons, Daed and Maem Blank are anxious to find their girls suitors who might eventually take over their family farm. When news arrives that Charles Beachey, the son of a prominent Amish farmer, will be returning from Ohio with his cousin Frederick, they are hopeful that the ...
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Overview


Will pride and prejudice keep the Blank sisters from finding love?
 
With five daughters and no sons, Daed and Maem Blank are anxious to find their girls suitors who might eventually take over their family farm. When news arrives that Charles Beachey, the son of a prominent Amish farmer, will be returning from Ohio with his cousin Frederick, they are hopeful that the young men might be good matches for their daughters.
 
The oldest daughter, Jane, starts courting Charles, a well-mannered and very respectful young man, but her younger sister Lizzie is not interested in either courtship or Frederick. In fact, she wants nothing to do with him, finding him full of pride and disdain for her family’s way of life. But in a community and culture where pride is scorned, Lizzie must learn that first impressions can be dangerous and people are not always who they seem to be. 

This Amish retelling of the popular Jane Austen classic Pride and Prejudice is a beautiful take on the power of love to overcome class boundaries and prejudices that will win your heart.

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“Sarah Price has crafted a lovely setting with memorable characters and a fascinating plot. The conflict is realistic, and the ending will leave you satisfied but wanting more. I can’t wait for the next one!” —Kathi Macias, multi-award-winning author of more than forty books, including The Singing Quilt, www.boldfiction.com
 
“Sarah Price’s First Impressions is a heart-warming story of faith, family, and renewal. It will delight fans of Amish fiction and those who love a tender romance.” —Amy Clipston, best-selling author of the Kauffman Amish Bakery Series
 
“A sweet, engaging story that will satisfy Price’s many fans.” —Suzanne Woods Fisher, best-selling, award-winning author of The Inn at Eagle Hill series
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781621366072
  • Publisher: Charisma Media
  • Publication date: 5/6/2014
  • Series: Amish Classics, #1
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 299,093
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.10 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author


Sarah Price’s family emigrated from Europe in 1705, settling in Pennsylvania as the area's first wave of Mennonite families. At nineteen, she befriended an Amish family and lived on their farm. Twenty-five years later, she splits her time between her family in the NYC Metro area and a home that she shares with an Amish woman in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania where she retreats to reflect and write. As a masterful storyteller, Sarah Price prides herself on presenting an authentic Amish experience for her readers. 
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  • Posted February 24, 2015

    Loved this story and loved the way Sarah takes us on a journey w

    Loved this story and loved the way Sarah takes us on a journey with the characters that teaches all how pride and prejudice can negatively impact our lives. Love all Sarah's books. I can't wait for the next installment of her Plain series! 

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  • Posted September 17, 2014

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    Loved this book  --   I must say that this was a wonderful stor

    Loved this book  --  

    I must say that this was a wonderful story and the way Sarah tells it is really amazing. You will feel as if you are right there with the Blank family. Sarah made me stop and think about how many times I have had to change my opinion of someone after a first impression. As I get older I like to think that I have changed and try to give a person a chance before forming my opinion. Keep in mind that it works both ways on forming opinions, it isn't always thinking bad about someone and having to change your mind but beware of people you think will be trustworthy but turn out to be just the opposite.




    I would recommend "First Impressions" to anyone that likes Amish stories, stories of faith and if you liked "Pride and Prejudice". The second book in the series, "The Matchmaker" will be out February, 3, 2015 and I'm anxiously waiting for it.

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