Oh, how I am crushing on Sam. He's such a well-crafted character in this story and he steals the show. Strong, full of good morals, and sounds like the most beautiful man inside and out, what's not to crush on?! Abigail is one lucky girl!
This town kind of angered me. How could they not know it wasn't Abigail? I knew it, just from who she was and how she acted, they should have known it too being God-fearing folk. It bothered me that some condemned her before knowing the truth.
I also didn't like her mother holding information from her like she did. Having lived through that in my life, it was hard to read through seeing it done to someone else. No parent should deny a child from knowing who their parents or family are. It's a form of abuse in my opinion. Even if done with good intentions, those are actually selfish acts disguised as good intentions.
But the writing of the story was well done, being my first time reading this author, I love the ease of flow with the writing. I also love a good Amish story, especially with some suspense thrown in.
A good start to this series. I look forward to more!