Biography

Jolina Petersheim

Jolina Petersheim holds degrees in English and Communication Arts from the University of the Cumberlands. Though THE OUTCAST is her first novel, 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, as well as featured on other creative writing sites. 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

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.