By Cynthia Keller
From the writer of An Amish Christmas and A simple & Fancy Christmas comes a heartwarming novel of marriage and kinfolk, new beginnings and poignant homecomings--just in time for the holidays.
After her husband, Shep, loses his most up-to-date task, Jennie Davis is thankful to be in a vehicle en path to attractive Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Shep has inherited a home from cousin, besides the cousin's usual bicycle store. The flow provides Jennie, Shep, and their kids a welcome probability for a clean start.
While Shep dives into his new enterprise on the motorbike store, Jennie rigorously restores their broken-down condo. She loves being a stay-at-home mother yet yearns to discover a few achievement open air of her family--particularly as they try financially. On morning walks, she forges a friendship together with her Amish neighbor, Mattie Fisher, who opens up approximately her modest lifestyle. Mattie's dependable solid personality within the face of adversity encourages Jennie to hunt sensible strategies to her personal problems. A passing comment by means of Jennie's son transforms desperation approximately their funds into concept, best her to embark upon a candy-making enterprise.
Soon, Jennie's newfound function collides with Shep's growing to be tension at paintings and long-simmering tensions among husband and spouse upward push to the outside. because the vacation season ways, their kin is challenged as by no means before--until an unforeseen customer arrives to provide Jennie the best reward of all.
Praise for Cynthia Keller's heartwarming Amish novels
An Amish Christmas
"This little publication is a vacation charmer old and young will locate appealing."--Fredericksburg loose Lance--Star
"[A] candy, poignant story."--USA Today
A undeniable & Fancy Christmas
"[This novel] does what an excellent vacation story may still; it invitations readers to show off the telephone and tv and wrap themselves up in a hot, compelling story."--Lincoln magazine Star
"A fantastic learn for the Christmas season."--FaithfulNews
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An Amish Gift: A Novel by Cynthia Keller