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About My Hope Is Found

Gideon O’Riley has been given another chance at a life with Lonnie. But will the fight for her heart risk it all over again?
  
After finally finding love with his sweet bride Lonnie, Gideon’s heart was torn when a woman from his past claimed to be his true and rightful wife, forcing him away from his family. God’s merciful hand saw Gideon through the heartache, and with Cassie’s blessing, he is able to return home. But his journey back through the Blue Ridge Mountains will hold a trial he never anticipated.
 
Meanwhile, Lonnie determines to seal off her heart from Gideon, convinced he is lost to her forever. Strengthening her resolve to move on is her growing fondness for the handsome Scotsman, Toby McKee—the young reverend she has come to care for deeply. His proposal of marriage offers a bright future for her and her young son.
 
Yearning to allow joy back into her life, Lonnie must put aside the broken pieces of her heart that still love Gideon. When he returns to find her betrothed to another, he has to place his hope in God, trusting that the One who redeemed their love once can do it again.

“Joanne has hit a home run with her Cadence of Grace series… With memorable characters and struggles aplenty, this is the kind of story that will have readers telling their friends, ‘You’ve got to read these books.’”
—Lauraine Snelling, best-selling author of the Red River of the North series and Wild West Wind series

Praise

Praise for My Hope Is Found

“A tender story, told with loving care, My Hope Is Found takes many a twist and turn, as Lonnie must choose between two good men. Her struggle is genuine, and the outcome remains deliciously uncertain until the joy-filled ending.”
—Liz Curtis Higgs, New York Times best-selling author of Mine Is the Night

“Joanne has hit a home run with her Cadence of Grace series, and this book wraps up the story nicely. But I was never sure of the ending—either man could have made her happy—until the end. With memorable characters and struggles aplenty, this is the kind of story that will have readers telling their friends, ‘You’ve got to read these books.’”
—Lauraine Snelling, author of the Red River of the North series, the Wild West Wind series, along with Wake the Dawn and many other books

“In My Hope is Found, God’s grace and tender mercies bloom in the rugged hills of early 1900s Appalachia. The familiar characters of the Cadence of Grace series live out the delicious tension of romance and reason, heartache and hope—discovering the true measure of love and lasting peace. If you need a healthy dose of hope for a pesky case of hopelessness, this one is a must-read.”
—Mesu Andrews, author of Love Amid the Ashes and winner of the 2012 ECPA Book of the Year, New Author

“Joanne has the rare talent of creating such compelling characters and story worlds that I wish her books would never end.”
—Serena B. Miller, RITA Award–winning author of The Measure of Katie Calloway

“This deeply moving conclusion to the Cadence of Grace series will captivate your heart and keep you turning pages. Once again Joanne Bischof brings her well-drawn characters and beautiful setting to life in an intricately woven tale of faith and love that will leave you wanting more. I highly recommend it!”
—Carrie Turansky, author of The Governess of Highland Hall

“A soaring conclusion to the Cadence of Grace series! With lyrical phrasing, Joanne Bischof blends measures of faith, hope, and love into pitch-perfect, soul-stirring harmony sure to resonate in every reader’s heart. Bravo!”
—Jocelyn Green, award-winning author of the Heroines Behind the Lines series

“In My Hope is Found, gifted storyteller Joanne Bischof writes of redemption and reconciliation. Her characters stepped off the page and into my heart as I held my breath over their heartbreaks, disappointed dreams, and ultimate choices, all skillfully woven through with spiritual truths. Bischof has found her calling as a writer.”
—Beth K. Vogt, author of Catch a Falling Star

“Amid the beauty of the Appalachians, Lonnie Sawyer O’Riley finds herself in an impossible situation created by her beloved Gideon’s wild past. Having no choice but to give him up and move on, she clings to stubborn hope that all will yet be well, somehow. Like a mountain trail, the story winds through sunlight and shadow, through love and despair, with glimpses of grace at every turn. My Hope Is Found is another keeper from Joanne Bischof.”
—Meg Moseley, author of Gone South

About Joanne Bischof

Married to her first sweetheart, Joanne Bischof lives in the mountains of Southern California where she keeps busy making messes with their home-schooled children. When she’s not weaving Appalachian romance, she’s blogging about faith, writing, and the adventures of country living that bring her stories to life. Be Still My Soul is her first novel.

Product Details

352 pages | Published by Multnomah

On Sale Date: Oct 15, 2013

Trim Size: 5-1/2 x 8-1/4

Carton Quantity: 24

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Gideon O’Riley has been given another chance at a life with Lonnie. But will the fight for her heart risk it all over again?

Click here to download chapter one of My Hope Is Found.

After finally finding love with his sweet bride Lonnie, Gideon’s heart was torn when a woman from his past claimed to be his true and rightful wife, forcing him away from his family. God’s merciful hand saw Gideon through the heartache, and with Cassie’s blessing, he is able to return home. Though his journey back through the Blue Ridge Mountains will hold a trial he never anticipated.

Working hard to develop a new Amish community outside of Unity, Maine, Rhoda Byler is fully committed to rehabilitating an orchard with business partner Samuel King. But an impulsive decision has created an unexpected strain in her relationship with her beau, Samuel’s brother, Jacob, threatening plans for the orchard. Amidst mounting tension in matters of the heart and business, Rhoda finds that this fledging settlement feels like the home she has always longed for, and she begins to embrace the God-given, heightened intuition that has always felt like a burden to her. - See more at: http://waterbrookmultnomah.com/catalog.php?work=208964#sthash.ouClSIqV.dpuf
Working hard to develop a new Amish community outside of Unity, Maine, Rhoda Byler is fully committed to rehabilitating an orchard with business partner Samuel King. But an impulsive decision has created an unexpected strain in her relationship with her beau, Samuel’s brother, Jacob, threatening plans for the orchard. Amidst mounting tension in matters of the heart and business, Rhoda finds that this fledging settlement feels like the home she has always longed for, and she begins to embrace the God-given, heightened intuition that has always felt like a burden to her. - See more at: http://waterbrookmultnomah.com/catalog.php?work=208964#sthash.ouClSIqV.dpuf
Sadie enjoys her freedom away from home and her mission trips to Peru, but after four years, her Old Order Amish family insists it’s time to come home and settle down. Levi, a bachelor who distrusts women after a family heartbreak, also has no desire for romance. To keep their families from meddling in their lives, Sadie and Levi devise a plan—but soon discover that the walls around their hearts are breaking down. Can they let go of their prejudices, learn to trust each other, and embrace a future together? - See more at: http://waterbrookmultnomah.com/catalog.php?work=226490#sthash.t1pXmENy.dpuf
Working hard to develop a new Amish community outside of Unity, Maine, Rhoda Byler is fully committed to rehabilitating an orchard with business partner Samuel King. But an impulsive decision has created an unexpected strain in her relationship with her beau, Samuel’s brother, Jacob, threatening plans for the orchard. Amidst mounting tension in matters of the heart and business, Rhoda finds that this fledging settlement feels like the home she has always longed for, and she begins to embrace the God-given, heightened intuition that has always felt like a burden to her. - See more at: http://waterbrookmultnomah.com/catalog.php?work=208964#sthash.ouClSIqV.dpuf

Click here to download chapter one of My Hope Is Found.

Working hard to develop a new Amish community outside of Unity, Maine, Rhoda Byler is fully committed to rehabilitating an orchard with business partner Samuel King. But an impulsive decision has created an unexpected strain in her relationship with her beau, Samuel’s brother, Jacob, threatening plans for the orchard. Amidst mounting tension in matters of the heart and business, Rhoda finds that this fledging settlement feels like the home she has always longed for, and she begins to embrace the God-given, heightened intuition that has always felt like a burden to her. She longs for Jacob to fully be free of his past, so they can work towards the future together.

But as Rhoda uses her gift to unpack an old secret with her Englisch neighbors, it is not her beau but an unlikely ally that cheers her on. With the orchard on shaky ground and Jacob’s plans in question, Rhoda is determined to see things through to harvest. But can she trust her insight to direct her path in matters of the heart? - See more at: http://waterbrookmultnomah.com/catalog.php?work=208964#sthash.iEe3za7V.dpuf

By Deanna Koontz

Yes... It is book review time! You are now SO glad you checked in today right because you do NOT want to miss this book.... this series... The Cadence of Grace series. Let's get on with it shall we? Book Review for My Hope Is Found, by Joanne Bischof, Publisher Multnomah Books, October 15, 2013. 352 pages. Here is a Summary of the book from the publisher: After finally finding love with his sweet bride Lonnie, Gideon's heart was torn...

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By Elisa Apanda

The third book in the Cadence of Grace series broke my heart, confused me, and made me a little sad to leave Lonnie and Gideon's world. The story begins off Bischof's last cliffhanger in Though My Heart is Torn, right after Gideon is given permission to find and win the heart of his rightful wife. His rightful wife, but not lawful. Meanwhile back in the home of Jebediah, Lonnie begins courting a young Scottish minister in the hope that God...

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By Deanna Gottreu

My Hope Is Found by Joanne Bischof is the third book in The Cadence of Grace series and is just as enjoyable and great a story as the first two books. In fact I think that maybe it is my favorite of the three. Lonnie and Gideon were living a happy and loving life with their young son when Cassie showed up and informed Gideon that they were still legally married. Lonnie and Gideon are both broken hearted but they both know that he must leave....

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By Faye Oygard

Picking up right where the last book leaves off. Gideon is on his way back to the wife of his heart, Lonnie, after Cassie releases him from his vows. But the road back to Lonnie is far from easy. Meanwhile, Lonnie tries to move on with her life, and has come to rely on Toby McKee, the handsome Scottish Preacher, in Gideon's absence. After everything that's happened, who will Lonnie choose? A beautiful and satisfying end to...

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By Barb Klein

"My Hope is Found" by Joanne Bischof is the third novel in the Cadence of Grace Series. The story begins as Cassie tells Gideon to go back to his other wife, Lonnie and their son. Since this is the third installment of the series, I was at a loss as to what I had missed in the second novel. It seems that Lonnie had moved on and was in love with a Scottish preacher, Toby. When Gideon suddenly reappeared in her life, she had the almost...

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