In Plain Sight by Marlayne Giron
Paperback: 268 pages
Publisher: CreateSpace (August 10, 2011)
It started with the crop circles followed by the disappearance of livestock. Then he appeared. He was obviously Old Order Amish. He did and said everything right but no one knew what family or farm he belonged to. He worked in the fields and a barn raising like everyone else and was in every respect just like one of them except for his silver eyes. Despite his quiet and respectful demeanor the community of Bird-in-Hand was leery of him. Every-one avoided him; except for Rebecca Esh…two star-crossed lovers whose romance not only endangers the Amish family who takes him in but puts the world he and his brother come from in great peril.
Some reviewers have said that the mix of Amish and aliens is a little hard to grasp. I say…why? If aliens can land in Texas, Nebraska, Rhode Island or anywhere else, they can sure land in Amish country! I’m surprised no authors have thought of this before. And if someone has, I’ve never heard of the book.
I’m not an big fan of reading about aliens. I can count on half of one hand the books I’ve read with an historical, paranormal or medieval times theme. I just don’t read them. The first book I read of Marlayne’s was The Victor. It’s an historical fiction about kings and castles and battles. Not my thing. But I decided to read it and I was amazed that I loved it. Because I loved her first book so much, and even though this book was about aliens, I decided to give it a try. And like her previous book, this one was also a page turner.
Whether you like books about the Amish or aliens doesn’t really matter much when reading this book. What does matter is a love for a book that makes you want to keep reading, and this one does just that. It’s interesting from the first page and continues that way clear to the end.
The book also has romance (another thing I don’t read a lot of), and tells of a love so strong those in love are willing to give up everything they know to be with the other person.
Marlayne Giron is Blessed as a writer. She has a way of drawing you in and making you love a book that you thought you wouldn’t even like much. And she’s done it again with In Plain Sight.
Marlayne is also the author of “Make A Wish“.