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  • Published: 15 April 2018
  • ISBN: 9780451491558
  • Imprint: Berkley
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 320
  • RRP: $13.99

Rachel's Garden




An Amish widow must rely on her faith and the kindness of her close-knit community as she mends her broken heart in this compelling novel in the Pleasant Valley series.

It has been almost a year since the Amish community of Pleasant Valley lost Ezra Brand to a tragic accident. Since then, his wife Rachel has struggled to raise their three children and run their dairy farm . . .

Rachel’s friends and family have come forward to help. But all of their constant advice, however well intentioned, puts undue pressure on Rachel. And when Ezra’s best friend, Gideon Zook, asks her permission to build the greenhouse that Ezra had always promised her, she finds his presence too painful a reminder of the past.

As spring turns to summer, and Rachel puts her heart into growing the plants that have always brought her joy, can she discover the courage to embrace new beginnings?

  • Published: 15 April 2018
  • ISBN: 9780451491558
  • Imprint: Berkley
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 320
  • RRP: $13.99

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Praise for Rachel's Garden

What a joy it is to read Marta Perry's novels! . . . everything a reader could want—strong, well-defined characters, beautiful, realistic settings, and a thought-provoking plot. Readers of Amish fiction will surely be waiting anxiously for her next book

Shelley Shepard Gray, New York Times bestselling author of the Sisters of the Heart series

A born storyteller, Marta Perry skillfully weaves the past and present in this heart-stirring tale of love and forgiveness

Susan Meissner, author of Secrets of a Charmed Life

Sure to appeal to fans of Beverly Lewis

Library Journal

Perry carefully balances the traditional life of the Amish with the contemporary world in an accessible, intriguing fashion

Publishers Weekly (starred review)

Perry crafts characters with compassion, yet with insecurities that make them relatable

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