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Bethany House The Missing, Seasons of Grace Series #2

Twenty-one-year-old Grace Byler longs to find her missing mother and to uncover the secret that drove her to leave them three weeks before. Grace suspects the reason has to do with her father and his reserved, uncommunicative ways. This conviction led Grace to break off her betrothal to her quiet, staid beau, and she is now resigned to remain single. But when the young Amishman she thought was courting her best friend takes a sudden interest in her, Grace is befuddled and wonders if he can be trusted.

"Englisher" Heather Lang has come to Amish country to relive fond memories of her mother and to contemplate a grave medical prognosis of her own. While in Bird-in-Hand, Heather meets Grace Byler and the two young women strike up a fast friendship, amazed by how well they click.

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Customer Reviews for The Missing, Seasons of Grace Series #2
Review 1 for The Missing, Seasons of Grace Series #2
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Date:June 18, 2013
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debwilson
Location:Summerfield, FL
Age:18-24
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Lettie Byler is still absent from her family, but she is no closer to finding what she seeks on her journey. Grace is convinced that her father Judah's uncommunicative, silent manner is what drove her Mamma away. Breaking things off with her now-serious beau, Grace seeks to find the answers to her mother's disappearance. Grace's grandparents are mysteriously mum about what could have caused their daughter to leave, and while Judah's heart breaks every day for his missing wife, Grace pulls the family together during the busiest time of the year, lambing season.
Heather Nelson strikes up a quick friendship with Grace, and finally tells her of her grave diagnosis. Grace is supportive of Heather seeking natural, alternative methods before seeking conventional medicine. While Heather has lost her adoptive mother to death, Grace has lost hers to an unknown reason that she has yet to discover. The girls seek solace from each other's company, all the while seeking answers to their big questions. Is Lettie ever truly planning to return? Or has she run away for good?
While I found this story to be enjoyable and thoroughly entertaining, my only gripe was that it was somewhat repetitive. Yes, we know Heather is sick, yes, we know Lettie up and disappeared, and yes, we know it's not typical for Amish mothers to do that. We've also read multiple times that Judah is not a man of many words, and I understand the concept.
But all trivial things aside, this series kept me up all hours, reading way into the night, wondering what would happen to everyone in the end. I was actually taken by surprise at one point, because I didn't see a plot twist coming and got completely blindsided by a major element in the story. While it wasn't the best of the best, it was a solid read, and well worth it.
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Review 2 for The Missing, Seasons of Grace Series #2
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A great read

Date:January 20, 2011
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Carolynn
Location:Alaska
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Second in a trilogy. Lots of intrigue, mystery, romance and God's truths. Lewis is a favorite and this was enjoyable as are most of her books.
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Review 3 for The Missing, Seasons of Grace Series #2
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Date:January 10, 2011
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Shelly
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I appreciated being able to purchase this book in a set. My daughter loved it!
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Review 4 for The Missing, Seasons of Grace Series #2
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A great read

Date:December 26, 2010
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Elizabeth Cain
Age:18-24
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I was hesitant on starting this book because for some reason the first in the series did not catch my attention but from the moment I started the second book in the series I was captured. The characters are interesting and real and the story is really forming now. I can not wait to start The Telling.
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Review 5 for The Missing, Seasons of Grace Series #2
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Couldn't put it down.

Date:December 17, 2010
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Louise Neubert
Location:Kent OH
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Seasons of Grace is another of Beverly Lewis's series. My biggest problem when I first read it was that I had to wait for the next book to come out. So I bought the whole series at one time for my daughter-in-law, who is also a Beverly Lewis fan.
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Review 6 for The Missing, Seasons of Grace Series #2
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Date:October 19, 2009
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Beth
This was a wonderful book! I really felt like I really knew the characters-I can hardly wait to see what happens to everyone. I hope the sequel comes out soon!
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Review 7 for The Missing, Seasons of Grace Series #2
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Date:September 11, 2009
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Susan Seal
The book was amazing. Please tell me there will be a sequel to this book and if there is when will it be available.
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