GATHERING the THREADS, the conclusion of Cindy Woodsmall’s The Amish of Summer Grove series, is a absorbing end the Arianna Brenneman’s story.
Ariana and Skylar Nash were accidently switched at birth due a fire at the midwife’s center. Ariana was raised by an Amish couple as a twin and Skylar, a was raised by her mother and stepfather.
When the girls are 17 Skylar’s father, Nicholas, finds out and insist the girls switch places for a year. Ariana has a hard time adjusting and makes a deal with him to return after 3 months. Skylar has finally being to feel like she fits and Ariana’s return threatens her security.
Ariana has an equally difficult time adjusting to the harshness of the bishop and his rules. Rudy, Ariana’s Amish betrothed expects her to slip back in to the Amish ways and doesn’t understand the change.
Quill, the ex-Amish that assisted in reuniting the girls to their original family and helped Ariana navigate between the two cultures has long been in love with her but steps back and prays for her to be happy.
I received a free copy from WaterBrook Publishing Group. No review, positive or otherwise, was required – all opinions are my own.