The Courtship Basket

The Courtship Basket

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The second book in Amy Clipston's bestselling Amish Heirloom series!

"Readers will be engaged not only with Rachel and Mike's romance, but also with the slowly unwinding story told by Rachel's mother about her courtship days with Rachel's father." --RT Book Reviews

Years ago, a picnic basket brought two hearts together. For Rachel and Mike, history may be about to repeat itself.

Rachel Fisher is devastated when the young man she's loved for years leaves her to date her best friend. Her heart is broken, and she has all but given up on love. Determined to keep her mind off the pain, she starts teaching at an Amish school for children with learning disabilities.

Since his father became ill, Mike Lantz has been overwhelmed with the responsibility of providing for his family and caring for his six-year-old brother, John. When John joins Rachel's class and she learns that his mother is deceased and his father sick, she desperately wants to help the family, even with something as simple as a meal.

With her parents' old picnic basket, Rachel begins sending food to the Lantz family. As the weeks go by, John's grades start to improve, and the attraction grows between Rachel and Mike. They can't deny that their friendship is growing toward something more, but both of them are hesitant to risk a more serious relationship.

The last thing Rachel wants is another heartbreak, and Mike is worried about providing for his loved ones. Will the two be able to reconcile their past hurts with new hope for the future?

Publisher: Nashville : Zondervan, [2016]
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9780310342014
0310342015
Branch Call Number: INSPIRATIONAL CLIPSTON
Characteristics: 302 pages ; 22 cm

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Luv4words
Jan 16, 2018

Enjoyed reading this second of the series of the Fisher sisters. As was the first found this a nice light read with a positive message and sweet innocent love story.

LibrarySquare Dec 20, 2016

Rachel losing the love of her life, turns to helping others and finds helping an ill father with a six year old is a blessing.

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ArapahoeStaff3
Nov 04, 2016

A good book about finding yourself when your world falls apart. Or it's not all about you.

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