Review of Rebecca’s Promise by Jerry S. Eicher

Posted 10 December, 2009 by Molly in Book Reviews / 2 Comments

About the Book:
Rebecca Keim has just declared her love to John Miller and agreed to become his wife. But she’s haunted by her schoolgirl memories of a long ago love—and a promise made and a ring given. Is that memory just a fantasy come back to destroy the beautiful present…or was it real?
When Rebecca’s mother sends her back to the old home community in Milroy to be with her aunt during and after her childbirth, Rebecca determines to find answers that will resolve her conflicted feelings.
Faith, love, and tradition all play a part in Rebecca’s divine destiny
About the Author:
As a boy, Jerry Eicher spent eight years in Honduras where his grandfather helped found an Amish community outreach. As an adult, Jerry taught for two terms in parochial Amish and Mennonite schools in Ohio and Illinois. He has been involved in church renewal for 14 years and has preached in churches and conducted weekend meetings of in-depth Bible teaching. Jerry lives with his wife, Tina, and their four children in Virginia.

My Reivew:
I’m sure you’ve seen from some of my past reviews, my love for Amish novels. Well, this is another great one to add to that mix!


When I think of an Amish novel being written, I think of a female author writing them. But that’s not the case with this amazing story. It is written by a male author with a fabulous knack for writing Amish stories.

The first in a trilogy, Rebecca’s Promise is full of page turning, riveting scenes. I found myself completely captured by the Amish characters. They quickly became a part of me, which is what I love to have happen when I read a great Amish novel!

It’s plot is twisty;full of secrets, promises, confusion and inspiration. One that I didn’t want to end, but knew it had to and can’t wait for part 2 to Rebecca’s riveting, hopeful story!

I give this 5 stars (more if I could!), two thumbs up and definite recommendation to all!

You can find out more about this book by visiting Harvest House here.
You can purchase the book here.
*This book was provided for review courtesy of Harvest House Publishers*

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2 responses to “Review of Rebecca’s Promise by Jerry S. Eicher

  1. Michelle V

    I can’t peek yet. I’m getting ready to read this one! LOL. I’m anxious to read it. It was a Christmas present from a really good friend! 🙂

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