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The Outcast: A Modern Retelling of The Scarlet Letter by Jolina Petersheim

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.