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Leaving Lancaster (Legacy of Lancaster, #1) Can A Splintered Amish Family Reconcile More Than Anything Else, Thirty Something Holly Fisher Longs For Family Growing Up In Seattle Without A Dad Or Grandparents, She Wonders What It Would Be Like To Have A Heritage, A Place Of Belonging Holly Is Furious When Her Mother, Esther, Reveals A Long Kept Secret Holly S Grandmother And Uncles Are Still Alive And Begging Esther To Return And Holly Is Shocked When She Learns That The Family She S Never Known Lives On A Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Farm As Part Of An Amish Community Her Mother Once Abandoned.Guilt Ridden Esther, Terrified To See Her Mother And Siblings, Begs Holly To Accompany Her On A Visit To Esther S Mother Before She Dies But Can Their Journey To A Conflicting World Heal Their Emotional Wounds And Finally Bring Them Home Set In The Heart Of Contemporary Lancaster County, Leaving Lancaster Explores The Power Of Forgiveness, Family Reconciliation, And Love Where Least Expected.

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  • Paperback
  • 368 pages
  • Leaving Lancaster (Legacy of Lancaster, #1)
  • Kate Lloyd
  • English
  • 24 July 2017
  • 0781405084

    10 thoughts on “[Download] ➹ Leaving Lancaster (Legacy of Lancaster, #1) Author Kate Lloyd – Diclofenac16.us


  1. says:

    I don t usually read Christian fiction, I mof of non fiction Christian reader, but I received the book free from David C Cook publishing for winning one of their Free Book Friday Facebook contests I never would have read or even picked up this book otherwise.I got about half way through the book, and I just didn t care to finish it The characters are especially immature 38 year old Holly reads like she s 21 bad attitude on one hand, and then the awkward social acumen of a 10 year o I don t usually read Christian fiction, I mof of non fiction Christian reader, but I received the book free from David C Cook publishing for winning one of their Free Book Friday Facebook contests I never would have read or even picked up this book otherwise.I got about half way through the book, and I just didn t care to finish it The characters are especially immature 38 year old Holly reads like she s 21 bad attitude on one hand, and then the awkward social acumen of a 10 year old Her 50 something year old mother, Esther, is so imbedded in the darkness and secrets of her past that she comes across as cold and selfish I have a hard time caring about what these two women do because their attitudes are so bad and they are so petty And the idea that a devout Amish man would propose to an apostate within 24 hours of reuniting with her doubtful.As for the writing, ...


  2. says:

    Almost forty years have passed since Esther Gingerich and Samuel Fisher ran away from their Amish upbringing in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, and headed west to live in a hippie commune and sing on the streets of San Francisco They married, Samuel was drafted, shipped off to Vietnam and declared MIA, leaving Esther to raise their daughter alone because she was too proud to return to her family Holly grew up believing her grandparents were dead, so it comes as a complete shock to her when Est Almost forty years have passed since Esther Gingerich and Samuel Fisher ran away from their Amish upbringing in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, and headed west to live in a hippie commune and sing on the streets of San Francisco They married, Samuel was drafted, shipped off to Vietnam and declared MIA, leaving Esther to raise their daughter alone because she was too proud to return to her family Holly grew up ...


  3. says:

    Many reviewers have done an excellent job describing the events of this book, so I will focus on what I liked and disliked about it What I liked The story flowed well and I found myself quickly turning pages to find out what was going to happen, especially as the women approached Pennsylvania.The details of Amish and Mennonite life were interesting and seemed to be well researched They were what really kept me reading.The character of the Grandmother Anna, Esther s mother, was my favorite I w Many review...


  4. says:

    2 1 2 stars out of 5Love, regret, forgiveness, redemption, second chances, new beginnings these are some of the words that best describe the idea or themes behind this novel This is the story of a woman coming home to the family she deserted, and the story of this woman s only daughter finally feeling at home with the family she never knew she had Both women are afraid, scared and in desperate need of love, mercy, grace and each other It could have been such a wond...


  5. says:

    Review for Leaving Lancaster by Kate LloydKate Lloy takes us on a gentle journey through grace and forgiveness Our story starts out with Ester receiving word that her mother is very ill and wants her to come home Home is in Lancaster PA where her mother and siblings reside Ester is a grown woman with a grown daughter of her own Ester s husband has been mia since he left for the war, before Holly, Ester s daughter was even born Ester s kept her past well hidden, and has told Holly that her Review for Leaving Lancaster by Kate LloydKate Lloy takes us on a gentle journey through grace and forgiveness Our story starts out with Ester receiving word that her mother is very ill and wants her to come home Home is in Lancaster PA where her mother and siblings reside Ester is a grown woman with a grown daughter of her own Ester s husband has been mia since he left for the war, before Holly, Ester s daughter was even born Ester s kept her past well hidden, and has told Holly that her mother had died and her relatives moved on All Holly wants is a big family and a father Imagine Holly s consternation when she finds out that her mom s been lying to her all along, that h...


  6. says:

    Leaving Lancaster is the first book in the series, and despite the name, the book has very little to do with the title The book alternates between first person third person something I hate in a book and makes it hard to get into any of the characters In the beginning, I thought the book was taking place in the 60 s and I was thrown for a loop when I realized it was actually taking place in current times I also thought one of the main characters, Esther, was a teenager, and was rea Leaving Lancaster is the first book in the series, and despite the name, the book has very little to do with the title The book alternates between first person third person something I hate in a book and makes it hard to get into any of the characters In the beginning, I thought the book was taking place in the 60 s and I was thrown for a loop when I realized it was actually taking place in current times I also thought one of the main characters, Esther, was a teenager, and was really thrown for a loop when I realized she had a 30 something daughter Most of the characters continue in that vein they act so extremely immature, it s hard to like any of them The book begins with Ester receiving a letter from her mother, and even though she s ignored her mother s repeated pleadings to come home in the past, this time she decides to go home, admit the truth to her daughter, and drag H...


  7. says:

    This is the first book in the Legacy of Lancaster Trilogy Holly Fisher, 37, is the main character She lives with her widowed mother, Ester, in Seattle Holly never met her father as he died before she was born She has always wanted a family, but it has always been just she and her mother Holly has recently been told by her boss that due to the economy he has to let her go She had loved her job and now is anxious to find another Money has always been tight for Holly and her mother Ester This is the first book in the Legacy of Lancaster Trilogy Holly Fisher, 37, is the main character She live...


  8. says:

    Holly Fisher never knew her father He died before she was born, in Vietnam As far as she knows, her mother Esther is her only living relative.She is about to lose her job, a victim of the bad economy Here relationship with her mother has always been strained Now that she s living at home, eventhan usual.She has no idea how much worse things are about to get.Her mother springs on her, with no warning, that her grandmother, who Holly thought was dead, is alive, sick, and wants them to com Holly Fisher never knew her father He died before she was born, in Vietnam As far as she knows, her mother Esther is her only living relative.She is about to lose her job, a vict...


  9. says:

    This is a delightful novel, and somewhat different from many other Amish stories The point of view switches often between Holly and Esther, as every chapter is told in the first person voice of one of them This took a very short time to get used to, but was a very effective way to make me feel I understood the feelings and viewpoints of both characters Grief, coming to terms with disappointments and losses in our lives, teenage rebellion, and the power of forgiveness are dealt with very well, This is a delightful novel, and somewhat different from many other Amish stories The point of view switches often between Holly and Esther, as every chapter is told in the first person voice of one of them This took a very short time to get used to, but was a very effective way to make me feel I understood the feelings and viewpoints of both characters Grief, coming to terms with disappointments and losses in our lives, teenage rebellion, and the power of forgiveness are dealt with very well,but there seemed to be many questions left unanswered at the end of the book I am, therefore, hoping there is a sequel I understand why Holly and Esther s relationship is portrayed as it is, and it does seem very realistic considering the circumsta...


  10. says:

    Love Amish story books This one was good I did get tired of the two main characters always putting themselves down Makes me want to be Amish Hee hee

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