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A Love Undone

Honor: Quaker Brides, Book 1 by Lyn Cote

When unexpected circumstances leave Honor Penworthy destitute after the death of her grandfather, her survival hinges on a marriage arranged through the Quaker community to local glass artisan Samuel Cathwell. Honor's tenacity and passion sweep her into important winds of change, and she becomes increasingly --- though secretly --- involved in the Underground Railroad. Samuel suspects Honor is hiding something. But will uncovering the truth confirm his worst fears or truly bring them together as man and wife?

Evergreen: A Christiansen Winter Novella by Susan May Warren

An empty nest has Ingrid Christiansen dreading the upcoming holidays, but her husband, John, couldn’t be more excited about this new season of life. As a beautiful blanket of snow transforms the north woods into a winter wonderland, a deep chill settles over John and Ingrid’s marriage. With the holidays fast approaching, their only hope of keeping their love evergreen depends on turning the page on the past and embracing a new chapter of their future.

The River by Beverly Lewis

Tilly and Ruth, two formerly Amish sisters, are plagued by unresolved relationships when they reluctantly return to Lancaster County for their parents' landmark wedding anniversary. Since departing their Plain upbringing, Tilly has married an Englisher, but Ruth remains single and hasn't entirely forgotten her failed courtship with her Amish beau. Past meets present as Tilly and Ruth yearn for acceptance and redemption.

Driftwood Tides by Gina Holmes

When Holton lost his wife, Adele, in a freak accident, he shut himself off from the world --- until 23-year-old Libby knocks on his door, asking for a job and claiming to be a friend of Adele. When he discovers Libby is actually his late wife’s illegitimate daughter, given up for adoption without his knowledge, his life is turned upside down as he struggles to accept that the wife to whom he had given saint status was not the woman he thought he knew.

The Story Keeper by Lisa Wingate

When successful New York editor Jen Gibbs discovers a decaying slush-pile manuscript on her desk, she has no idea that the story of Sarra, a young mixed-race woman trapped in Appalachia at the turn of the 20th century, will both take her on a journey and change her forever. The search for the rest of the manuscript, and Jen’s suspicions about the identity of its unnamed author, will draw her into a mystery that leads back to the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains…and quite possibly through the doors she thought she had closed forever.

John J. Welsh

The older generation thought nothing of getting up at five every morning --- and the younger generation doesn’t think much of it either.

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John J. Welsh

September 16, 2014

The following are lists of books releasing the weeks of September 15th and September 22nd that we think will be of interest to Bookreporter.com readers.

Ed Cress

Reviewer

Ed Cress is a Long Island based Renaissance Nerd with a  a bachelors degree from SUNY Purchase in Drama studies. In addition to four and a half years studying the French language and a semester of studying the Italian language, he also extensively studied the performing arts. For the past five years Ed has been working as a theatre teacher, consultant and performer in various schools on Long Island and Brooklyn. Currently he is a major contributor, editor, podcast personality and blogger for www.ragnerdrok.com.

Cindy Woodsmall, author of A Love Undone: An Amish Novel of Shattered Dreams and God's Unfailing Grace

At 19 years old, Old Order Amish Jolene Keim was on the brink of happily-ever-after when everything changed, stealing the future she expected and burdening her with an unbearable decision. Years later, she meets Andy Fisher, who challenges her and holds up a mirror to issues Jolene has been unwilling to face. As Andy and Jolene find themselves confronted by difficult choices, will they trust in God's guidance --- or will the allure of their deepening friendship only lead to further temptation?