Love Finds You in Homestead, Iowa

Love Finds You in Homestead, Iowa

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by Melanie Dobson
     
 

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Times are hard in 1894. Desperate for work, former banker Jacob Hirsch rides the rails west from Chicago with his four-year-old daughter, Cassie. When a life-threatening illness strands the pair in Homestead, Iowa, the local Amana villagers welcome the father and daughter into their peaceful society. Liesel, a young Amana woman, nurses Cassie back to health, and the… See more details below

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Times are hard in 1894. Desperate for work, former banker Jacob Hirsch rides the rails west from Chicago with his four-year-old daughter, Cassie. When a life-threatening illness strands the pair in Homestead, Iowa, the local Amana villagers welcome the father and daughter into their peaceful society. Liesel, a young Amana woman, nurses Cassie back to health, and the Homestead elders offer Jacob work. But Jacob’s growing interest in Liesel complicates his position in the Amanas. Will he fight to stay in the only place that feels like home, even if it means giving up the woman he loves? Or will Liesel leave her beloved community to face the outside world with Jacob and Cassie at her side?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781935416661
Publisher:
Summerside Press
Publication date:
03/01/2010
Series:
Love Finds You Series
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
911,060
Product dimensions:
8.32(w) x 5.32(h) x 0.92(d)

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"Love Finds You in Homestead, Iowa is a great story set in the Amana colonies—warm and intriguing." —Cindy Woodsmall, New York Times best-selling author "Melanie Dobson weaves an extraordinary slice of history and a unique setting into a charming love story that will captivate your imagination and create a yearning for the simple life of the old Amanas." —Judith Miller, author of Somewhere to Belong from the Daughters of Amana series "What a touching, lovely romance! I adored Love Finds You In Homestead, Iowa. Dobson's compelling, vivid storytelling took me to an unforgettable Amana community that I didn't want to leave. Highly recommended!" —Colleen Coble, author of The Lightkeeper's Daughter and the Rock Harbor series

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