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Sunday, November 28, 2010

An Amish Christmas

Amish fiction lovers can add another title to their list with An Amish Christmas by Thomas Nelson Publishers. 

This Christmas bestseller now adds a bonus story, Christmas Cradles by Kelly Long.  Though small enough to stuff into a stocking, this little hardback book packs four novellas between its covers and is sure to satisfy fans of Amish fiction. Beth Wiseman, Kathleen Fuller, Barbara Cameron and Kelly Long collaborate their talents and the result is a wonderful collection of Christmas stories.  A reading group guide is also included in the back of the book along with authentic old order Amish recipes which adds a nice touch.  I really liked the glossary in the front of the book which helps the reader understand the Pennsylvania Dutch used in these stories.   Perfect for gift giving, this sturdy hardback book will please readers who enjoy this type of fiction.

Rich in the culture and traditions of the Amish community, these stories reflect the timeless history of faith, family and God amongst the Amish people.

This book was provided free for review by Book Sneeze / Thomas Nelson Publishers

Book Description

Enjoy this Amish Christmas bestseller with an additional new novella from romance author Kelly Long.  "Christmas Cradles" by Kelly Long -- When Anna Stolis takes over for her aunt, the local Amish midwife in Paradise, Christmas night heats up with multiple deliveries, three strangers' quilts, and the help from resourceful and strong Asa Lapp, whose job it is to get Anna through a dangerous blizzard to complete her midwifery rounds.

“A Miracle for Miriam” by Kathleen Fuller: This Christmas, Miriam must decide whether to guard herself or accept the love of a man who once broke her heart.

“A Choice to Forgive” by Beth Wiseman: Lydia, a widow who has given up on love, is shocked when Daniel-- a past love-- returns to the Order, and her life.

“One Child” by Barbara Cameron: This snowy Lancaster Christmas Eve will see two couples’ lives changed by the birth of one child.

Contributer Barbara Cameron is the author of fifteen novels and three nationally televised movies (HBO), as well as a recipient of the first Romance Writers of America Golden Heart.

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