Threads of Faith (Fabric of Time series Book 2) by Andrea Boeshaar ~Review~

Threads of Faith (Fabric of Time series Book 2) by Andrea Boeshaar

Threads of Faith

The old Greek mythological story of a sculptor, Pygmalion, and his beautiful statue is classical reading, with variations and modernization in today’s literature everywhere you look. An update on the story was made into the movie, My Fair Lady, years ago. Threads of Faith could be another adaptation, written from a Christian point of view. The young object of transformation is Julianna Wayland, a waif from the streets of London of the late nineteenth century. She wasn’t exactly the guttersnipe portrayed in the movie, but her Cockney accent placed her at least among the lowly maids of a grand Lord’s household.

The instrument of transformation is a young American Captain, Daniel Sundberg, aboard his ship the Allegiance. Originally from a Wisconsin farm, Daniel ran away from home when he was 15 to fight in the War Between the States, although by the time he arrived in New York it was too late. He was found in the streets, bedraggled and hungry, by George Ramsey and taken into his household. Because George and Eliza had no children of their own, they adopted Daniel, educated him, and made him heir of the considerable Ramsey fortune. Daniel worked hard developing leadership skills and eventually became known among crews of sailing ships from New York to London as The Prince of Sea Captains because he always treated his crew well.

Captain Sundberg was an honorable man, the first Julianna had ever met. She first encountered him aboard his ship where she was discovered in a packing crate in the hold. Unfortunately, stowaways were looked upon as criminals even though we discover in the first few exciting chapters that she was there by accident. Her presence was discovered by a surly man known as the Grisley Devil. Refusing his advances earned her a severe beating that put her in the ship’s infirmary. The captain didn’t know what to do with her; for her protection, the remainder of the voyage was spent recovering in the jail cell adjoining the Captain’s office. They became well acquainted, learned each other’s secrets. Julianna fell in love with him. He liked her sass and chatter, her thoughtfulness of others and she liked his honesty and sense of responsibility. Captain Sundberg decided to take Miss Wayland to Wisconsin since he was journeying there to visit his dying father. He provided for her passage costs and new clothing and a chance to begin a new life.

There are many aspects of this book I really enjoyed. It takes off at a sprint right from the beginning when Julianna attempts to escape a pursuer in the opening scenes. It continues at a rapid pace from that point on. We learn important things about Julianna’s character that we find admirable. For example she had always been determined to live a better life than what her sister had chosen for herself. Even though she grew up in the streets, she learned to read without schooling, found employment and saved money so that she could attempt to rescue her sister and move away from the city. She probably would have been successful in improving her life on her own if she hadn’t been forced to find refuge from a scoundrel. As it was, being sponsored by the Captain was an opportunity she would be ungrateful to turn down. Living with Daniel’s family was an important step for her personal development. She literally blossomed in her new environment, and it is then that she took the most important steps in her life, trusting God with her heart and finding joy living in faith in Christ from day to day. The author creates such a lovable character that we want her to find her happily ever after in this story.

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Not only is Julianna likable, we see a lot to admire in Daniel’s life as well. The author has created two main characters we grow close to very quickly in this book, even in spite of some less than admirable struggles on Daniel’s part. In a series of twists and turns and complications involving Daniel’s Wisconsin family and his adopted family, his eyes were opening to mis-perceptions of his youth and the manipulation he experienced in unexpected places. He was stubborn, even as a young man, and the author uses this stubbornness to delay resolution for Daniel until the very last moment possible, creating expectation and tension for the reader.

The one thing I was a little bit unhappy about was the development of a sudden turnabout in George Ramsey, Daniel’s mentor. It seemed out of character for him to change directions and even attitudes after a lifetime of one type of lifestyle, even if it resulted from Daniel’s prompts. I felt that that part of the resolution was too abrupt and too unrealistic without more understanding of the motive behind the action, considering the type of person George showed himself to be.

I loved the historical detail the author added to the basic plot. She created a rich tapestry of background that fit so well with the direction of the story line. I appreciate her attention to such detail. The romance was heartwarming and eventually satisfying. This is a combination I love to read. So much that I highly recommend this book for readers who enjoy this combination as well.

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Annie’s Stories (Ellis Island series Bk 2) by Cindy Thomson ~Review~

Annie’s Stories (Ellis Island series Bk 2) by Cindy Thomson

Annies Stories

ISBN-13: 9781414368450
Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers
Publication date: 6/20/2014
Series: Ellis Island Series
Pages: 416

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Annie’s Stories is a tale of young lives struggling to overcome tragic pasts in a young Manhattan neighborhood. For Annie, who emigrated from Ireland four years ago, literally rescued by a warm-hearted British priest from cruel incarceration in what is historically known as the Magdalene Laundries, a reformatory type system that took in unwanted scraps of human life, forcing them into labor all in the name of charity, there was trauma and loss to overcome. Right after her father’s funeral, her heartless uncle spurred on by the false accusations of wrongdoing by her young cousin Aileen, sent her away to endless labor at one of those infamous laundries. Fortunately, she was now safely ensconced in the priest’s sister’s loving care in New York. Annie’s one great joy in life was being in possession of a writing desk fill with pages of stories written down for her by her beloved “da”–stories he made up especially for her. He called them Annie’s stories.

For Stephen, his difficult past included his father’s abandonment of his wife and sons when life got too difficult. In a fit of despair, the man had hung himself, leaving family members to fend for themselves. Stephen’s mother died of cancer and his brother passed away after a tragic construction accident. Stephen was left with the bills to pay for all those funerals and now the undertaker was threatening him. While he had a great job as a walking route mailman, the rent took most of his paychecks. But he fought against despair because he didn’t want to become like his father. He had his faith in God’s love and care, and he prayed when things became overwhelming.

One theme explored in this historical fiction romance is the search for home–a meaningful life where the characters belonged. This is what Annie Gallagher sought with her whole heart. A second theme explored was finding God’s place in her heart. It was a more difficult struggle, because Annie thought He had abandoned her when she needed Him most. She didn’t think she was important enough for Him to pay any attention to her. Bitterness of heart held her back from finding the peace she needed. Agnes Hawkins played an important role in helping Annie learn the truth about God’s nature and His love for her.

Stephen Adams also yearned for a family of his own. Stephen was a New Yorker by birth as his parents were before him. But like many others living in the US at the beginning of the twentieth century, he had ancestors who had been immigrants like Annie. So he and Annie had something in common. He very much wanted more in common with the little Irish lass who lived in the Agnes Hawkins House where she worked as housekeeper. But getting her attention was a challenge. To her, young Adams was just the pleasant mailman who stopped by the house regularly to deliver the mail.

The author intertwines some fascinating history from the world of the early 1900’s into the fabric of this story. Not only are Annie’s flashbacks of her time in the Magdalene Laundry based on true stories told by survivors of the institutions, she included the event of President McKinley’s assassination, tidbits of intrigue about the early postal system and its investigations into mail fraud, early financial scams perpetrated on innocent citizens, especially upon immigrants who had come to America expecting to amass wealth for themselves, and the role of the Pinkerton detective agency in tracking down criminals of all kinds. In those early days, some agents abused their authority to get information through intimidation.

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Another element I liked in this book was the use of the book The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by Frank Baum as a metaphor. The book had just been published in the time frame of this story and had taken the world by storm. Everyone was talking about the story of Dorothy Gale. Dorothy’s search for a way home seems parallel to Annie’s journey in life for meaning and love. Annie was trying to gain her footing in her new country, seeking purpose, to belong.

Annie and Stephen’s personal struggles fleshed out the characters and drew me to them effectively. However, I had difficulty with Stephen’s character. His bumbling was adorable and his intentions were honorable, and he did catch himself when he stepped over the line and tried to make decisions for Annie before she was ready for him to do that, but for some reason he didn’t resonate with me. I wanted to be in his corner rooting for him to make the relationship with Annie work, but I couldn’t get enthused over their future. I think I would have liked to have seen the two together more often, working out the dynamics together. Instead, the book focused on their separate issues, and only brought them together at the very end.

It is still a lovely story; the history and intrigue were great additions to the plot. I would recommend this to someone who enjoys historical fiction with a light touch of romance.

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Book Blast! Doubt (Truth Seekers Among Us Trilogy Book 1) by Anne-Rae Vasquez

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Doubt
By Anne-Rae Vasquez

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Harry Doubt, a genius programmer and creator of the popular online game ‘Truth Seekers’, has a personal mission of his own; to find his mother who went mysteriously missing while volunteering on a peacekeeping mission in Palestine. His gaming friends and followers inadvertently join in helping him find her; believing that they are on missions to find out what has happened to their own missing loved ones. During Harry’s missions, Cristal and the team of ‘Truth Seekers’ stumble upon things that make them doubt the reality of their own lives. As they get closer to the truth, they realize that there are spiritual forces among them both good and evil, but in learning this, they activate a chain of events that start the beginning of the ‘end of the world’ as they know it.

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Anne-Rae-Vasquez-500pixAnne-Rae Vasquez is currently writing “RESIST” book 2 of the Among Us Trilogy. Her latest novel Doubt, Book 1 of the Among Us Trilogy was released on November 9, 2013 at the Rain Dance Book Festival. Among Us Trilogy is a book series about a group of outcasts (online gamers) who band together to investigate who or what is behind the catastrophic events happening around the world.

Her previous novel, Almost a Turkish Soap Opera, was adapted into a screenplay and later produced into an award winning feature film and web series and was her directorial debut.

Aside from her artistic work, Anne-Rae is the creator/producer and host of Fiction Frenzy TV (fictionfrenzy.tv), a VLog channel featuring indie artists and authors. She also freelances as a journalist for Digital Journal, an online magazine

Other works include: Gathering Dust – a collection of poems, Salha’s Secrets to Middle Eastern Cooking Cookbook published by AR Publishing Inc. and Teach Yourself Great Web Design in a Week, published by Sams.net (a division of Macmillan Publishing).

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The Pursuit of Tamsen Littlejohn: A Novel by Lori Benton ~Review~

The Pursuit of Tamsen Littlejohn: A Novel by Lori Benton

Pursuit of Tamsen LittleJohn

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The term pursuit is apt for this historical fiction romance because it describes the many facets of the story’s events, beginning with the first chapters.

In spite of her pampered background, Tamsen was not the type of woman to allow others to take her over and control her. She wanted a voice in her destiny, contrary to the custom of the day. So when her stepfather arranged a suitor for her, she would not cooperate with the arrangement unless she wanted to. Her stepfather only cared for his own gain, without thought to Tamsen’s welfare. After only one meeting with Ambrose Kincaid, plantation owner, she saw only entrapment and decided to flee the village of Morganton as soon as possible. She would have done it sooner but for her mother. It was not soon enough to escape her stepfather’s cruelty to her mother. In a fit of rage, he struck her mother down in Tamsen’s presence. Horror stricken, she fled with the aid of a young man she’d met briefly in the stables.

Jesse Bird and his pa, Cade, were rugged men of the North Carolina mountains–trappers, drovers, hunters, wagon train guides, sometimes wanderers. They’d arrived in Morganton at the tail end of a cattle drive and were soon to embark on a trek out west guiding a group of settlers. Jesse caught a fleeting glimpse of Tamsen in town and was struck by her beauty. It was no wonder when she asked him to help her escape a day later that he was ready to move the world for her.

It was a good thing Jesse and his pa were Godly men with principles. Jesse knew exactly what to do. Cade would guide the wagon train while Jesse traveled a parallel but lesser known trace to avoid being seen. Tamsen, grief stricken about her mother’s cruel death and the abrupt circumstances depended completely on their good will. It was unfortunate then, when they encountered Charlie Spencer, a trapper on the trail with his pack mules who stopped to talk with them. Jesse claimed they were a newly wed couple, but Charlie didn’t think Tamsen looked like a blushing bride. She looked haggard. And once Charlie arrived in Morganton, he learned what he thought was the truth, that Tamsen had been abducted by her mother’s murderer. The trapper agreed to guide Tamsen’s stepfather and her would-be suitor in the search for her. The pursuit was on.

Eventually the trio arrived at the men’s cabin, in a remote corner of Tate Allard’s settlement, Greenbird Cove, where they often exchanged labor for the privilege. Tamsen, always waited on hand and foot by slaves, quickly learned just how much she did not know about day to day living skills. Tate’s wife and daughter took her under their wing to teach her, while the men learned to tolerate her cooking. They were there only a few weeks before the search party came near enough to them that they were forced to flee again, this time hiding out in a friendly Cherokee village; Thunder Going Away was a friend of Jesse and Cade. Again, Tamsen learned to adapt and take on new skills, as well as a few words in Cherokee, trying to prove her worth to Jesse and to herself. But even with friends in the small native village, they were at risk of a different nature–a historical upheaval, the establishment of a new state in the hills of east Tennessee and west North Carolina. They were again forced to run for their lives.

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While The Pursuit of Tamsen Littlejohn is a historical fiction romance, the history by no means overtakes the major plot, Tamsen’s escape from her stepfather. The history is interesting, plays an important role in both aiding and thwarting the trio’s efforts to find a refuge. I enjoyed that element of the story because I had never heard of the state of Franklin and the struggles in the Carolinas of the late 18th century before reading this book. I so much appreciate the research the author put into it, especially for the tidbits that made this book come alive. The author also included an Author’s Notes and Acknowledgments section at the back of the book detailing her research. I enjoy this as much as I love commentaries on my favorite movies. More authors should include this in their writings.

In this book there is more than one type of pursuit within its pages. The first is obvious and accounts for the exciting action. The second is the romance developing between Jesse Bird and Tamsen. Jesse believed she was the one for him, sanctioned even by God. From the first day of their flight, he was determined win her trust and convince her of his dependability to care for her. The author didn’t portray Jesse as a perfect man. He knew his failings. You can’t help but admire his patience and determination, his strength of character and his skills. The development of their relationship from rescuer/damsel-in-distress, to companions, to romance is a lovely story in and of itself. I came to care for these characters, even the mysterious Cade.

Amidst the excitement and suspense of the chase and the quest for a peaceful sanctuary, there is a third type of pursuit going on. Jesse, Tamsen and even Cade needed to come to terms with the new direction their lives were going. For Tamsen, it was a personal journey to find herself for the first time in her life. She was moving from grief, fear, insecurity, dependence and distrust to finding her independence, her place in life. Jesse knew his life would never be the same. He had someone to care for, someone who needed him. And Cade, too, realizes his adopted son is his own man now. The author masterfully works out this conflict/resolution for each character individually and collectively, as a family growing to care for each other. It’s one thing that makes this tale so endearing for me.

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I am also impressed with the way this author has given her readers a glimpse of the warmth of family life and friendship Jesse and Cade held with many of the local Native Americans, especially the Cherokee who regard them as kin. The amusing way Tamsen met Catches Bears for the first time will be memorable for me for a long time to come. And the peace they found living in Thunder Going Away’s village is a meaningful contrast to the conflict and suspense in the rest of the book.

Finally, the author provides a twist of circumstances at the end that I had not anticipated. While this is secondary to the main resolution of the story, it provides a very satisfying conclusion with a touch of irony. I definitely recommend this book for anyone who enjoys historical fiction romances. This book has much to offer.

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Firewall (FBI: Houston #1) by DiAnn Mills ~Review~

Firewall (FBI: Houston #1) by DiAnn Mills

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If you love fast-paced intrigue that involves high tech software affecting international trade, terrorist plots, FBI investigations, tight deadlines, assassins, greedy Wall Street players, software developers, betrayal, and threats to national security, you will enjoy Firewall. The pace is relentless and will definitely keep you awake.

Taryn Young is head developer for Gated Labs Technology, a software development company that is involved in handling top-secret government contracts. The project she’s been working on most recently is a program that protects the delivery system that transports liquid natural gas (LNG) for export. She designed the firewall that prevents hackers from taking control of the pipeline. Should the software get into the wrong hands, the controlled temperature could be tampered with, causing an explosion of the volatile gas, threatening lives, causing prices to rise in the market. Two buyers have already purchased the new technology, and the date of export was drawing near.

Taryn has just gotten married; she and her new husband were on their way to San Juan, a rare vacation for her. While waiting near one of the airport’s gates, an explosion ripped through the building. Taryn woke up in the hospital with a head injury hours later, her husband missing, and two FBI agents were eyeing her coldly.

Special Agent Grayson Hall was an FBI agent experienced with the Joint Terrorism Task Force and was called in because of his expertise. He was assigned to Taryn Young and her husband Francis Shepherd to explore a possible connection between her software and the bombing incident. Shepherd’s disappearance with all Taryn’s gadgets, including her iPhone which held the key to a back door to the new program called Nehemiah only implicated them further. Grayson and his partner were of the opinion that Shepherd and Young were part of the airport bombing. In just a matter of hours, Taryn has gone from newlywed to fugitive and she doesn’t know who to trust.

The deeper the book gets into the plot, the greater are the complications, twists and turns that take the reader away from earlier assumptions. Even when Taryn teams up with Agent Grayson, the earliest bits and pieces of information being accumulated by countless agents on the job didn’t make sense. The action, however, keeps us guessing and reading on.

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In spite of the intense, suspenseful action, the author uses temporary lulls to give the main characters an opportunity for reflection. Such introspection fleshes out the individuals we are learning to care for in all the fracas. Throughout the many betrayals, the captures, the shocking revelations, the horror of lives lost, and loss of trust, Taryn remembers her friend Claire encouraging her to place her problems in God’s hands. What did she have to lose? She calls out to God for help and eventually through the horrendous events, Taryn learns to trust Him.

Another tactic the author used when the tension ramped up was to bring in Joe, Agent Hall’s uncle who was himself a retired FBI agent. I loved how Joe brought to the mix a break in intensity because of his personality, his wit and wisdom, and his relationship with his nephew. The two men worked with each other like a well-oiled machine. Their quips added levity at just the right moments, yet Joe was also a good agent and when the chips were down, he played an important role in solving the many questions posed by things that were baffling other agents. He even assisted in finding the mole within the Agency itself.

There’s a lot to like in this suspenseful story. I highly recommend it to anyone who enjoys fast-paced intrigue.

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Child of Mine by David and Beverly Lewis ~Review~

Child of Mine by David and Beverly Lewis

Child of Mine

It’s not very often that I tell other readers that a book is awesome, because when I do, I don’t take the term lightly. For me to rank a book this way, I need to have my interest held all throughout the story; there needs to be several subplots expertly woven together with a few surprise twists that I don’t anticipate. The characters need to be portrayed in such a way that I’m invested in their lives, while I come to care for them. When the book is finished, I still feel their presence and circumstances linger, so that I continue to think about them. Their lives and thoughts should influence my own. They should have something to say or experience that touches me right down to my soul. For me, Child of Mine delivers all the above criteria. I even went through a hefty pile of tissues in testimony of how stirred I was.

When I begin reading a story, there is usually a predominant question in my mind regarding the theme of the story. The cover of this book and its title suggested a few questions for me to ponder: Whose child? Which child? Who was claiming the child? When I opened the pages of the opening chapter, I was introduced to Kelly Maines. By the end of the chapter, I learned that Kelly has been seeking a specific child for the past eight years, but she was using methods that were not completely ethical. In the next chapter, the readers are introduced to Jack Livingston and his niece Natalie who likes to be called Nattie. Nattie was a precocious eight-year-old, lovingly cared for by her uncle and an Amish nanny, Laura Mast. At this point, I felt I knew where this story was heading.

From that point on, more than half the book is dedicated to revealing more about the main characters Jack, Laura, Nattie and Kelly. We grow to care for all of them while we are introduced to supporting characters like Sandra, Jack’s younger sister with enough of their back history to learn about issues they are living with; Melody who used to be Kelly’s best friend growing up until Kelly pushed her away once Melody married and had children of her own; Ernie, the Private Investigator who has been helping Kelly search for her missing daughter for the past eight years; and Chet and Eloise, a well-to-do Texas couple in their sixties who have nearly adopted Kelly and attempt to assist in her search by financing Ernie’s efforts. All these supporting friends and family play important roles in Kelly and Jack’s spiritual development; for Kelly, her metamorphosis from devastated victim to mature, growing Christian learning to find closure and move on without bitterness or her daughter.

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In the final quarter of the book, circumstances take an abrupt turn, and for me instituted a series of new questions after the initial shock. Several times the expected became the unexpected, and I’m sure I said to myself, “Say…what?!” more than twice. The pace picked up dramatically, with frequent re- assessments of my original question of who’s claiming whose child. The authors, after lulling readers into expecting one thing to happen and one history to have occurred turn our expectations on their ears and switch directions entirely. I even flipped back pages a few times to see where I might have missed a clue or to verify what a person said. I love when an author does that, especially when it is written as smoothly as it was in this book.

Rest assured that while this book is not primarily a romance, there are portions of the story where romance is an important element. It just isn’t the main feature. There is also some mystery that contributes to the twists and turns that reveal facts and change the flow of the story line. Happily, most loose ends are satisfactorily resolved. In addition, unlike many of Beverly Lewis’s other books, having an Amish woman play one of the main characters does not mean this is a book about the Amish. It is just an incidental factor among many that makes this book so interesting to read.

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Finally, the spiritual aspect of a book’s plot is important to me. I look to see if life’s tough situations are realistically portrayed, the reactions to them true to life, and the lessons learned over time contribute to a character’s development. This can happen with or without a person acknowledging God’s role in their lives. I admire when an author doesn’t make transitions sound too trivial or too easy. I also realize how realistic it is that some people will not heed God’s nudges toward a closer relationship with Him. I feel the authors in this story hit upon a balance between the many types of responses possible to God’s prompts without sounding overly preachy, idealistic or syrupy. I loved their ability to write soul-stirring fiction that challenges their readers to be introspective. I highly recommend this book for anyone who loves complex Christian fiction.

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Book Blast! Amish Romance 40 Story Set by Becca Fisher

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Amish Romance 40 Book Boxed Set
By Becca Fisher

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This collection features 40 Amish Romance stories by Becca Fisher including:

The Amish Wedding Series
Rebecca Lapp has her life back together after a tough break up. She’s found a new man and is finally happy once again. But when her ex comes back into town wanting her back, Rebecca will be forced to make a decision that will change her life forever.

The Chasing Heaven Series
Hannah Bieler’s wedding is more than just cause for celebration. It gets her sisters wondering when they will get married, who they’ll fall in love with, or whether God has other plans for them entirely. But it becomes clear that although the Amish are simple people, their love lives are anything but.

The Let Love In Series
When Jenna loses her husband in a horrible accident, she never thinks she can love again. But she suddenly finds herself a single Amish mother and knows that her children need a father figure in their lives. So when a handsome stranger rides into town a year later and takes a liking to Jenna, she has to decide if she can ever let love in again, or risk losing a man that could bring her happiness.

The If I Stayed Series
Hannah and Sadie Miller have always been desperate to explore the world. So when rumspringa comes, they want to go to the big city. But are the sisters willing to risk losing everything that’s important to them when their parents insist that they stay in Lancaster?

The Amish Christmas Series
Joshua Zook and Sadie Miller have been dancing around their feelings for months. But just as Joshua works up the nerve to admit how much he cares for Sadie, he realizes that he may be too late to win Sadie’s heart.

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ifistayed--newcover“I’m Becca Fisher and I write sweet Amish romances featuring simple people with complex love lives. I’m devout in my faith, relish time with my family, and seek to bring joy to as many lives as possible. I would love to have you as a reader. God bless.

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