Naomi's Hope

series: Journey to Pleasant Prairie

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When the future is threatened by the past, can she trust herself to make the right choice?

Despite growing pains in her 1846 Amish community in Indiana, Naomi Schrock has settled into a comfortable life in her parents' home with her adopted son, Davey. Surrounded by family and friends, she tries not to think about the fact that she's not at the top of any man's list of potential wives. Yet when Cap Stoltzfus moves into the area and befriends Davey, Naomi finds herself caught between the plans she has made for her future and the tantalizing thought that Cap might be part of a life she never dared to hope for.

When a couple shows up claiming to be Davey's true family, Naomi and Cap must unite to make the decision that will determine the boy's future--as well as their own.


Praise for the Journey to Pleasant Prairie series

"With a tender hand, Jan Drexler teases out the threads of a romance that will captivate readers."--Family Fiction on Hannah's Choice

"Fans of Amish fiction will enjoy Drexler's tale of striking out in the wild unknown."
--Publishers Weekly on Mattie's Pledge


Jan Drexler brings a unique understanding of Amish traditions and beliefs to her writing. Her ancestors were among the first Amish, Mennonite, and Brethren immigrants to Pennsylvania in the 1700s, and their experiences are the inspiration for her stories. Jan lives in the Black Hills of South Dakota with her husband of thirty-five years. She is the author of The Prodigal Son Returns, A Mother for His Children (winner of the 2013 TARA award), and A Home for His Family (finalist for the 2016 Inspirational Reader's Choice Award), as well as Hannah's Choice and Mattie's Pledge.


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  1. Jan Drexler
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    Jan Drexler

    Jan Drexler brings a unique understanding of Amish traditions and beliefs to her writing. Her ancestors were among the first Amish, Mennonite, and Brethren immigrants to Pennsylvania in the 1700s. Their experiences are the basis for her stories. Jan lives in...

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Reviews

Praise for Hannah's Choice

"The story will leave fans wanting more. Drexler weaves a beautiful storyline, and her research makes it shine."--RT Book Reviews

"Set in mid-1800s, Drexler's historical fiction, based on her ancestors' family lines, has intriguing plots of romance, love, grief, forgiveness, and restoration."--CBA Retailers + Resources

"With a tender hand, Jan Drexler teases out the threads of a romance that will captivate readers in this brand-new Amish historical series."--Family Fiction

"Once again author Jan Drexler has written a heartfelt romance that will leave her avid readers looking forward to the next titles in her new Journey to Pleasant Prairie Amish historical series."--The Midwest Book Review


Praise for
Mattie's Pledge

"Fans of Amish fiction will enjoy Drexler's tale of striking out in the wild unknown."--Publishers Weekly

"A great historical Amish novel with characters who are willing to uproot their family for a better life and more opportunities."--RT Book Reviews

"Those who love stories about the Amish, a good historical novel, or a sweet romance will enjoy Mattie's Pledge."--Read-Write-Life blog