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GRAND PRIZE WINNER | Ruth Reid Marathon

 

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It’s time to announce the GRAND PRIZE WINNER

 

So, without further adieu…

Our GRAND PRIZE Winner – who wins three books of her choice…

 

Kristina K

 

I will be contacting you via e-mail
to let you know what you need to do to collect your prize.

 

THANK YOU to everyone for entering!

 

Please keep coming back to read my reviews and share your thoughts!

There will be more chances to win next month!

 
God bless you!

 

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Ruth Reid – Author Spotlight

Thank you for joining me for this exciting — and emotional — Author Spotlight!

First, a bit about Ruth.

Early years
I grew up in Northern Michigan an introverted child who observed more than participated. I was the type of kid who if a sign read wet paint, I had to touch it to see if it was wet.

I spent many school hours daydreaming, mostly about horses. Coaxed by my teacher to submit a short story to the Young Authors Writing Contest, I wrote, A Dream to Remember, about a girl who daydreamed about wild horses.

That contest opened my eyes to daydream with a purpose. After that, my endless imagination was limited only by how fast I could write, and sometimes I stayed up late at night writing by flashlight to finish a story.

Although the desire to write had been planted years ago, it lay dormant while I gained life experiences.

I attended Ferris State University School of Pharmacy, in Big Rapids, Michigan where I met my husband, Dan, who was a native Floridian. We married, moved to a small town in Florida, and had three children. (Lexie, Danny, and Sarah).

Writing became a source of peace.
When my son, Danny, was born, life took an unexpected twist. This wasn’t a mere bend or bump in the road—he was born in liver failure. I’ll never forget the day I paced my kitchen floor. I hadn’t ever experienced anxiety—didn’t even recognize the classic symptoms. I was sweating, out of breath, couldn’t focus—couldn’t pray.

The only prayers that came to mind were the generic ones said before eating or at bedtime.

Drained of my own strength, I lifted my hands in the air and asked God to forgive me for not knowing how to pray for my son. At that moment, I experienced God’s peace, which surpasses all comprehension as described in Philippians 4:6-7.

As part of renewing my mind while I waited for Danny to receive a liver transplant, I studied the Bible and wrote devotionals.

During the nine months Danny waited on the National Organ Transplant list for a suitable donor, my faith was tested. However, through it all, God’s peace never failed. I believe because I was determined to have unbendable faith, God showed me miracles. I’ve seen things that as a health professional, I shake my head, but as a believer, I raise my hand and shout “Amen!”

My first attempt at writing a novel
After finishing my first 100,000 word manuscript, I bought the book, The 38 Most Common Fiction Mistakes (and how to avoid them) by Jack Bickham. My book had 36 of the mistakes listed. At least, I knew enough not to pursue an agent with it—or—hold on to it so tight that I would spend years trying to fix it. A clean page was the answer. I tossed that book in the closet and started something different.

(One day, I’ll pull it out and add a synopsis where the main character dies in a car chase for no apparent reason, and call it a complete failure since it will have all the elements of an unsuccessful novel.)

The next book came after several bawling sessions with God over computer problems. When I finally dried my eyes, I sat down and wrote a book in eight weeks. That one I liked, and it was clean of the 38 common fiction errors, so I started my search for an agent.

I found Mary Sue Seymour in a Writer’s Digest article. She was one of the agents listed who accepted new authors. My husband told me I was wasting money on the magazine, assuming she wouldn’t accept my unsolicited manuscript. He was wrong. That was the best $5.99 I had ever spent.

Not long after signing with the Seymour Agency, I sold my first book, A Promise of an Angel to Thomas Nelson.

My interest with Amish
The simplicity of the Amish lifestyle has intrigued me for years. While attending college at Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Michigan, I lived with retired dairy farmers and had the opportunity to meet many of the Amish in the area. I’ll never forget skipping classes one day to watch a barn raising. I was amazed at the craftsmanship without use of power tools. I’m still intrigued today. I love learning about their firm devotion to God and to each other. I’m blessed for the friendships formed in the process of writing my books.

Things you might not know about me.
• My first purchase upon graduation from pharmacy school was a dog. I named him Zoloft, in memory of the answer to the last question on the last test in pharmacy school.
• While my brother was living in Colorado, I sold his car for $15. (after asking the buyer if he required a title.) I broke the news to Paul over the phone as, “Oh, by the way…”
• When I worked for an ambulance service, I was often teased that my run reports were as long and detailed as a novel.

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Ruth’s NEWEST RELEASES:

Woodland Miracle – Book 2 in the Amish Wonders series.

For a disadvantaged young woman and a displaced young man, a lasting love is going to take more than chance — it’s going to take a miracle.

Muscle weakness has left Grace Wagler with a broken body — and her childhood best friend has left her with a broken heart. She can hold her own in the timber camp (and do everything else the other women in Badger Creek can do), but in an Amish district where women outnumber men three to one, marriage is an unlikely prospect for a girl with bad legs.

Ben Eicher just arrived in Michigan from Pinecraft, Florida. When his most recent shenanigans proved too much for his daed’s patience, Ben was sent to the Upper Peninsula to work in the lumber camp — and he’s neither proud of his behavior nor thrilled about his new home.

But when Ben meets Grace, the struggling young woman quickly piques his curiosity. Of course, the last thing Grace wants is another friendship with a man who pities her. Tired of physical pain and romantic dead ends, Grace is ready to leave Badger Creek for the muscle specialist in Ohio, even if it contradicts her father’s wishes… and Ben’s.

Meanwhile, two dangerous men have found their way into the district. It isn’t long before their unsavory plans ensnare Grace and Ben in a chase that will not only endanger their lives… but test their love.

Released January 2015!

 

 

Her Christmas Pen Pal – A novella in the collaboration An Amish Second Christmas


Joy was expecting a wedding proposal from Henry; what she got instead was news of another woman.

But when her heartfelt letter to a cousin ends up in the hands of a young cabinetmaker, an unexpected correspondence between two strangers gets interesting fast…

When Joy Stolzfus’ boyfriend tells her he wants to court other women, she’s shocked. She pours her heart out in a letter, but it mistakenly reaches Noah Esh.

The two begin writing letters back and forth, but a misunderstanding threatens to topple the relationship they’re building.

Released October 2014!

 

 

 

Here is my interview with Ruth:

1)    Have you always wanted to write?

Yes, I started writing short stories in grade school, entered my first writing contest (The Young Authors Contest) and wrote various stories throughout school. Although while attending pharmacy school, I took a detour from fiction writing and became more of a technical writer.

 

2)    Do you use an outline for your stories?

Only when I get stuck and have to brainstorm with a writer friend of mine to figure out how to get my characters out of the hole I put them in.

 

3)    Do you attend writer retreats, conferences and the like?

I try to attend at least one a year.

      Do you think they’re necessary for your writing?

I always leave feeling as though I’ve learned something, but I tend to go now more to network with other authors.

 

4)    Is there a special reason that you chose to add angels and demons to your Amish series?

I thought doing a series on angels and Amish would make for an interesting combination.

 

5)    Do you know someone who’s had an encounter with an angel?

When my son was in preschool, he came home one day feeling sad. When I asked what was bothering him, his reply broke my heart. None of the other kids wanted to hold his hand during circle time. Danny was born in liver failure and had undergone a liver transplant at the age of nine months. He was immune compromised from the anti-rejection meds he was taking and warts had started taking over his hands, arms and elbows. I had tried everything—even wrestling him down to put duct tape on the warts. I couldn’t get rid of them.

I took him to several doctors, tried some homeopathic ointments, had him prayed for in church, but nothing worked. Every time I would get rid of one, five would show up the next day. So it made sense that the other kids were afraid to hold his hands; his sand-papery palms and gnarly knuckles were enough to frighten anyone.

I told him if he wanted to get rid of the warts, he needed to ask Jesus to heal him.

At the same time he was praying, “Dear Jesus, I don’t want these warts anymore. You can take them away now.” I was praying, “Lord, you know I’ve been praying about this over a year. You know how hard I tried to get rid of them. Oh, please, God don’t let him lose his child-like faith.”

After the prayer ended, I told Danny that he needed to believe, meanwhile guilt gnawed at me for overwhelming unbelief I was battling.

Danny’s response was, “Yah, that’s what Jesus told me, too.”

“He spoke to you?” I asked.

“He sat on my bed next to me and told me to pray and then believe.”

My arms prickled with Goosebumps. But doubting Thomas (me) had to ask my husband if he had ever sat with Danny in his bedroom late at night talking about his warts or did he ever tell him how sad he was about the other kids not holding his hands. My husband hadn’t. He wasn’t even aware Danny was upset. I remember going to bed that night wondering if Danny had been in the presence of Jesus, an angel, or if it were all a dream.

A few days later, I reached for his hand as we were walking across the parking lot. I felt nothing. I stopped abruptly and inspected his hand, turning it over, pushing up his shirt sleeve to search his arm, his elbow.

As I reached for his other hand, he said, “They’re gone too.”

Anyone who has struggled with removing a wart knows how difficult it is and also how they will usually leave a mark on the skin. Danny’s hands, arms, and elbows were perfectly smooth, not a mark on them. When I say he was covered in warts, I had counted over fifty warts — just on one hand — and I couldn’t even count them all because he would never stand still long enough.

I was astounded. All I could say was, “Danny!”

“Yah, now the kids will hold my hand during circle time.”

The Holy Spirit left this impression with me: Danny had child-like faith, he simply prayed and believed. Exactly what we as children of God are expected to do. While I, prayed (more than a year) and worked hard (over a year) to get rid of the warts. My efforts failed. In frustration, I believed my faith failed. All the while, God was waiting for me to let go — and rest in Him.

To this day, I’m convinced Danny had an encounter with Jesus or perhaps an angel, who he thought was an angel. The hairs on my arm are standing on end as I write this.

 

6)    I loved reading about Katie, Seth and Amos in An Angel by Her Side; with an angel’s help, they overcame their troubles. Have you ever felt like a being is whispering good – or bad – thoughts around you?

I think I’m hammered with positive-uplifting thoughts and negative-harmful thoughts all day long. It’s learning who to listen too. Every good gift is from God—all other thoughts should be cast aside. Yes, I know. It’s easier said than done. Sometimes I imagine myself running a race—trying to catch up to Paul’s faith.

 

7)    In A Miracle of Hope, Lindie and Josiah could have been in a real pickle, had they both decided to keep to their original promise. Most readers would have expected their original problems to be the only plot in the story… How do you come up with such interesting subplots?

I ask myself a lot… what if? . . .

 

8)    You’ve recently written a couple of novellas… Do you enjoy writing novellas? Are they more or less work?  Do you think they help to bring you new readers?

I find writing novellas as much work as full-lengths. True, they are shorter stories, but they still require the same story-telling elements. I’ve had the opportunity to work with some great authors who I truly admire. It’s been a lot of fun interacting with the authors and their fans when the books come out, so I would say yes, being part of a collection does help bring new readers.

 

9)    What are you working on now? Is there another genre you are interested in writing?

Currently, I’m working on a Christmas novella for 2015. Unexpected Joy will be part of the Amish Gift anthology. I’m also working on the third book in the Amish Wonders series, which is currently untitled and due to be released in 2016.

 

Thanks for having me on your blog, Donna! I really enjoyed talking with you.
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Thank You Ruth, and God bless you!

 

Click HERE to visit Ruth’s website for updates and info, HERE for her Facebook page, HERE for Twitter and HERE for her Author page on GoodReads!

 

 

THANK YOU for joining me for this very special AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT!

Don’t forget to check back or follow my blog to see new reviews — next month will be dedicated to another of my favorite authors! It’s going to be a very full month because she has lots of fantastic books. You won’t want to miss a single post!

 

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Her Christmas Pen Pal | Ruth Reid Marathon

 

 

Today I’m reviewing Her Christmas Pen Pal, by the fanciful Ruth Reid.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This novella can be found in An Amish Second Christmas – along with three others by Beth Wiseman, Kathleen Fuller and Tricia Goyer.

 

Here is a brief synopsis:

Joy was expecting a wedding proposal from Henry; what she got instead was news of another woman.

But when her heartfelt letter to a cousin ends up in the hands of a young cabinetmaker, an unexpected correspondence between two strangers gets interesting fast.

 

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MY THOUGHTS:

I LOVED IT… LOVED IT… LOVED IT!

Her Christmas Pen Pal was such a great read… this is one story I will be reading year after year – and I really hope Ruth gets the chance to write more about this nice community and these wonderful characters!

From the very first page, Joy captured my attention, with the loss of her parents — to the apparent lack of feelings on Henry’s part… Henry, who she has been courting. After patiently waiting for him to propose, he seems to be moving farther away from her — and when he takes another girl home, Joy writes out her anguish — 10 pages worth — to her friend. Only the address is difficult to read and it’s delivered to a stranger!

Oh my! I can just imagine her embarrassment when she receives a reply!

Noah Esh is the young cabinetmaker who the letter (and a box of sweet treats) is delivered to by mistake — but after reading the letter, he feels compelled to write back.

OK, I guess you can tell that I enjoyed the book so much, its’ characters are real to me; so much so that I’d love to meet Joy — she sounds like a wonderfully sweet maedel. She deserves someone much better than Henry, who seems selfish to me.

Ruth writes a great story, but the community she creates and the characters are what makes this story unforgettable!

If you enjoy reading a fun, heart-warming story, you’ll LOVE Her Christmas Pen Pal

 
5-stars
 

Her Christmas Pen Pal is an amazing story of love, life and the nearly lost art of letter writing!Tweet this!

 
 
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Always His Providence | Ruth Reid Marathon

 

Today I’m reviewing Always His Providence, by the miraculous Ruth Reid.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This novella can be found in An Amish Miracle along with two other novellas by Beth Wiseman and Mary Ellis.

 

Here is a brief synopsis:

Widow Rosa Hostetler has one month to pay her delinquent taxes before the county auctions her farm.

She’s prepared to sell whatever is necessary to pay the lien, but she isn’t willing to request money from the community s widow fund.

She’s embarrassed and refuses to admit she needs help.

Rosa depends on income from selling eggs, but when that income is threatened, only a miracle can help Rosa accept the kindness of a neighbor.

 

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MY THOUGHTS:

I promise to come back sometime next month and review all three novellas together, but for now, I want to feature Ruth Reid’s novella…

My! What an inspiring story!

Always His Providence is about Rosa Hostetler, who has a little problem with pride… not something unheard of – even among the Amish. Although she is committed to being Amish, Rosa’s pride may just cause her to lose her farm!

If you’ve been following my blogs, you know me by now, and you’ve already figured out that I’m thinking “shame on you, Rosa. Just ask for help!” Poor thing, she’s wallowing in fear, but she’s determined that she’s going to go it alone!

First one thing, then another, comes along to derail Rosa’s plans to save her farm. I won’t say any more, so that I don’t run all the wonderful surprises you’ll find in this amazing story!

Ruth Reid is such a FANTASTIC author! I’ve been reading Amish fiction for years, and I have many favorite authors of Amish fiction, but Ruth’s books will always remain on my TOP SHELF.

If you enjoy reading a story with lots of surprises, you’ll love Always His Providence!

 

5-stars

 

An Amish Miracle – a collection of beautiful novellas by three very talented authors!Tweet this!

 

You can read more reviews and more about the book… HERE

You can find more about Ruth on her website… HERE

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Romance By Design | Donna Reimel Robinson

 

Romance By Design is a contemporary Christian Romance novella for those who enjoy reading inspirational sweet romances.


Today I’m reviewing Romance By Design, the first book in the Knotty Pine Chronicles by Donna Reimel Robinson.
 
Here is a brief synopsis:

Goldie Silversmith is a church secretary who longs to get out of the church office and take a trip down to the altar. But she has no one to marry.

Her brother, Mike, keeps setting her up with blind dates, men whom Mike says are great guys, but they turn out to be bald, short, fat, toothy…

It makes Goldie wish she was blind! But one day, Mike sets her up with a tall, handsome, interesting guy who actually makes her heart race.

Ryan Collins just moved to Knotty Pine after earning a master’s degree in architecture. His dream is to work for a big architectural firm and make lots of money. Growing up with poor parents, he now wants to turn the corner and become rich. He’s already designed his dream house, and all he needs is the money to build it. Then he meets Goldie Silversmith, who seems to think he’s her blind date.

Her date? That’s news to him…

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MY THOUGHTS:

I loved this fun, quirky romance novel!

First, I would like to mention the cover… I can’t remember ever making a comment about a cover, but this one is so perfect! It spoke to me… I think I knew I would enjoy the book just by the cover — hmm, maybe you can judge a book by its’ cover!
 

Goldie is such a colorful character! She can’t cook, but she’s a potter… she doesn’t want anyone to know her real name… and she has a 3-step plan.

Ryan has his own plans, which don’t include getting involved with a church-going chatterbox, but once he meets Goldie, his plans may need to be tweaked.

 
Goldie’s brother refuses to give up trying to fix her up with blind dates. But what happens when someone shows up at her house when she’s expecting a blind date, and takes the place of her date, without letting her know that he’s not the one she’s expecting… let’s just say she’s not happy when she finds out that she went out with an imposter.

This story is so much fun to read… the characters are just like real people, with the sort of people I would enjoy living around and getting to know. I think Goldie and I would be great friends! And the town sounds so cute with quaint names for the shops… the Kaffee Klatch, the Knitting Knotty, the Knotted Quilt… and Take Me For Granite (guess what this is)!

Oh well, it’s too bad that this isn’t a real town – and Goldie is only a character. Donna writes such an entertaining story with funny, memorable people that I was disappointed when I reached the end!

I can’t wait to read book 2… Romance In Recovery!
 

5-stars

 

What happens when your date… isn’t your date – Romance by Design by Donna Reimel RobinsonTweet this!

 

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Week #3 WINNER | Ruth Reid Marathon

 

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It’s time to announce the THIRD weekly winner

 

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MARSHA C

 

I will be contacting you via e-mail
to let you know what you need to do to collect your prize.

THANK YOU to everyone for entering!

And keep coming back to read reviews and share posts!

 

Next Saturday the GRAND PRIZE WINNER will be announced! Be sure you’re entered… if you have posted a comment this month, you’re entered for the GRAND PRIZE.

 

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A Woodland Miracle | Ruth Reid Marathon


Today I’m reviewing A Woodland Miracle, the second book in the Amish Wonders series by the incredible Ruth Reid.

Here is a brief synopsis:

For a disadvantaged young woman and a displaced young man, a lasting love is going to take more than chance — it’s going to take a miracle.

Muscle weakness has left Grace Wagler with a broken body — and her childhood best friend has left her with a broken heart.

She can hold her own in the timber camp (and do everything else the other women in Badger Creek can do), but in an Amish district where women outnumber men three to one, marriage is an unlikely prospect for a girl with bad legs.

Ben Eicher just arrived in Michigan from Pinecraft, Florida. When his most recent shenanigans proved too much for his daed’s patience, Ben was sent to the Upper Peninsula to work in the lumber camp — and he’s neither proud of his behavior nor thrilled about his new home.

But when Ben meets Grace, the struggling young woman quickly piques his curiosity. Of course, the last thing Grace wants is another friendship with a man who pities her.

Tired of physical pain and romantic dead ends, Grace is ready to leave Badger Creek for the muscle specialist in Ohio, even if it contradicts her father’s wishes . . . and Ben’s.

Meanwhile, two dangerous men have found their way into the district. It isn’t long before their unsavory plans ensnare Grace and Ben in a chase that will not only endanger their lives . . . but test their love.

Rebellion and danger come together in this exceptional tale of Love and forgiveness by Ruth Reid!Tweet this!

 
MY THOUGHTS:

I was absolutely astounded by the degree of pain that Grace had to endure in this story – I have experienced much pain in my life, but not to this degree, and I don’t think I could be as brave and helpful as Grace – she’s just amazing!

Yet it is the experience of pain and sorrow, as well as fear and turmoil, that makes these characters realistic. And it is just as obvious, that without these emotions, the happiness, joy and love wouldn’t be felt as strongly.

I’ve been unable to let go of the story – from the time I first read it last year – to the second time I read it this month, before re-writing this review.

It’s a very powerful story, with characters so convincing I felt as if I knew them. I have to say, I am very thankful I don’t know some of them. How does Ruth write such negative, violent scenes without the harsh cursing and unrealistic actions that so many authors add to their stories?

Well, that’s no secret – she’s just supremely talented!

If you enjoy reading Amish novels, read A Woodland Miracle… you’ll be as amazed as I was!

This book has the perfect title — a woodland miracle is just what Grace receives!

5-stars

Ruth Reid continues her series on God’s miraculous hand with A Woodland Miracle!Tweet this!

 
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Week #3 drawing coming up… | Ruth Reid Marathon

 

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HEY! it’s almost time for the 3rd (and final) weekly Saturday giveaway!

No more entries will be accepted for tomorrow’s giveaway after midnight tonight EDT.

 

Entries received after midnight will be added to the drawing for the GRAND PRIZE drawing.

 

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ONE WINNER is selected each Friday at midnight and announced on Saturday
 
…these 3 WINNERS each receive one of Ruth’s awesome books — autographed and sent to you directly from the author! There’s one more drawing next Friday at midnight… for the GRAND PRIZE!
 

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A Miracle of Hope | Ruth Reid Marathon


Today I’m reviewing A Miracle of Hope, the first book in the Amish Wonders series by the delightful Ruth Reid.

Here is a brief synopsis:

How far can God’s mercy reach?

Lindie Wyse is pregnant out of wedlock and thinks an arranged marriage is the only way to preserve her future.

Josiah Plank is certain he’ll never love again, but he needs someone to care for his eight-year-old daughter, Hannah.

The two take on their arrangement tentatively at first but soon realize they are each in for more than they imagined.

Lindie experiences a breakthrough with Hannah when she recognizes Hannah’s special gifts, but a risky pregnancy and serious health issues threaten to demolish the foundation Josiah and Lindie are building.

Will their growing love survive despite their struggles, or will their hearts become as cold as the northern winter?

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MY THOUGHTS:

My heart went out to Lindie from the get-go!

The story of Lindie Wyse and Josiah Plank might not necessarily be a new story, but Ruth Reid adds such wonderful details and subplots, that you won’t recognize it… and you’ll love how it goes along, even when heartache occurs.

I love Lindie and Josiah – they both try so hard to do the right thing, but both are hurting and aren’t exactly thinking clearly. Lindie has a secret she should have shared with her brother Eli, but fear kept her from saying anything.

Josiah has a secret, too – an important one – but he fails to share it with Lindie. Thankfully Lindie is able to share her secret with her husband, but when she learns his secret from others in the community, she confronts him and learns the horrible truth.

Before long, I was unable to put this book down… I just had to finish it and find out what would happen to Lindie… and Josiah… and the others. I cannot reveal any more than I already have – it wouldn’t be right. These characters are wonderful, they’re so true-to-life, with good – and bad – traits, making them unforgettable.

I’ve read this story twice now – and enjoyed it just as much the second time. If you enjoy reading a story with lots of surprises, you’ll enjoy A Miracle of Hope!

5-stars
 

No one writes such wonderful stories about Miracles quite like Ruth Reid!Tweet this!

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Amish Wonders (series) | Ruth Reid Marathon

Introducing the . . .

AMISH WONDERS series!

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