Biography

Jolina Petersheim

Jolina Petersheim is the bestselling author of THE OUTCAST, which Library Journal called "outstanding...fresh and inspirational" in a starred review and named one of the best books of 2013. She holds degrees in English and communication arts from the University of the Cumberlands, and her writing has been featured in venues as varied as radio programs, nonfiction books, and numerous online and print publications. Her blog is syndicated with The Tennessean's "On Nashville" blog roll, and she also blogs weekly with four other bestselling novelists at Southern Belle View. Jolina and her husband share the same unique Amish and Mennonite heritage that originated in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, but now live in the mountains of Tennessee with their young daughter.

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Books by Jolina Petersheim

by Jolina Petersheim - Christian, Christian Fiction, Fiction

Since the day Rhoda Mummau was baptized into the Old Order Mennonite Church and became the head midwife of HopenHaus, she’s been torn between the needs of the unwed mothers under her care and her desire to conceal the secrets of her past. When a young woman named Amelia arrives to the sweeping countryside bearing secrets of her own, Rhoda must face her past and those she thought she had left behind in order for the healing power of love and forgiveness to set them free.

by Jolina Petersheim - Christian, Christian Fiction, Fiction

Raised in an Old Order Mennonite community, Rachel Stoltzfus is a strong-willed single woman, content living apart from mainstream society until whispers stir the moment her belly swells with new life. Refusing to repent and name the partner in her sin, Rachel is shunned by those she loves most. But secrets run deep in this cloistered community, and the bishop is hiding some of his own, threatening his conscience and his very soul.