Christmas in Apple Ridge

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Christmas in Apple Ridge

Three-In-One Collection: The Sound of Sleigh Bells, the Christmas Singing, New! the Dawn of Christmas

By Cindy Woodsmall

Waterbrook Press, Paperback, 9780307730992, 576pp.

Publication Date: October 9, 2012

Experience the holidays with the Plain folk of Apple Ridge, Pennsylvania, in these touching novellas centered around love, romance, heartache, and restoration from best-selling author" "Cindy Woodsmall.
"The Sound of Sleigh Bells"
Beth Hertzler is unable to let go of a past tragedy, but when she discovers a large, intricately carved scene of Amish children playing in the snow, something deep inside Beth's soul responds. Determined that her niece meet the gifted artist, her aunt tracks him down, but it's not that simple will Jonah be able to offer Beth the sleigh ride she's always dreamed of and a second chance at real love?
"The Christmas Singing"
Mattie thought her childhood sweetheart adored her until he abruptly ended their engagement on Christmas Eve. Brokenhearted, Mattie moves away and pursues her longtime dream of becoming a cake decorator, and even finds a new beau. But when Mattie is forced to return home three years later, will learning the truth behind Gideon's rejection restore her Christmas joy or open the door to even deeper heartbreak?
"The Dawn of Christmas"
Sadie enjoys her freedom away from home and her mission trips to Peru, but after four years, her Old Order Amish family insists it's time to come home and settle down. Levi, a bachelor who distrusts women after a family heartbreak, also has no desire for romance. To keep their families from meddling in their lives, Sadie and Levi devise a plan but soon discover that the walls around their hearts are breaking down. Can they let go of their prejudices, learn to trust each other, and embrace a future together?

About the Author
Cindy Woodsmall is a "New York Times" and CBA best-selling author of ten works of fiction and one work of nonfiction, whose connection with the Amish community has been featured widely in national media and throughout Christian news outlets. She lives outside Atlanta with her family.