Christmas in Apple Ridge
Three-in-One Collection: The Sound of Sleigh Bells, The Christmas Singing, NEW! The Dawn of Christmas
Oct 9, 2012 | 576 Pages
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Oct 9, 2012 | 544 Pages
About Christmas in Apple Ridge
The Sound of Sleigh Bells
Beth Hertzler is unable to let go of a past tragedy, but when she discovers a large, intricately carved scene of Amish children playing in the snow, something deep inside Beth’s soul responds. Determined that her niece meet the gifted artist, her aunt tracks him down, but it’s not that simple – will Jonah be able to offer Beth the sleigh ride she’s always dreamed of and a second chance at real love?
The Christmas Singing
Mattie thought her childhood sweetheart adored her until he abruptly ended their engagement on Christmas Eve. Brokenhearted, Mattie moves away and pursues her longtime dream of becoming a cake decorator, and even finds a new beau. But when Mattie is forced to return home three years later, will learning the truth behind Gideon’s rejection restore her Christmas joy – or open the door to even deeper heartbreak?
The Dawn of Christmas
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?
About Cindy WoodsmallCindy Woodsmall is a New York Times and CBA best-selling author of numerous works of fiction and one of nonfiction. Her connection with the Amish community has been featured widely in national media. She lives in the Foothills of the North Georgia Mountains with her family.
576 pages | Published by WaterBrook
On Sale Date: Oct 9, 2012
Trim Size: 5-3/16 x 8
Carton Quantity: 24
Experience the warmth and peace of a Plain Christmas! The Sound of Sleigh Bells reminds Beth of her deceased fiance. Will she ever love again? In The Christmas Singing, Gideon betrays Mattie. Will discovering his reasons cause her more heartbreak? And will The Dawn of Christmas bring happiness to two estranged friends and an expectant couple? 576 pages, softcover from Waterbrook.
This was my first ever Amish story and I was amazed at how much I enjoyed it. I really connected with the characters and loved the way the stories played out. I didn't think they would be able to keep my attention since I'm more of a popular author mystery reader so I'm used to a fast paced keep you guessing book but I was hooked from the beginning and couldn't put it down. I had to go and get several other Cindy Woodsmall books and I've...
This is a series of novellas by Cindy Woodsmall.The Sound of Sleigh Bells. Beth Hertzler is hung-up on a past tragedy.She meets Jonah will he be able to offer her a second chance at love.The Christmas Singing. Mattie is heartbroken after her sweetheart broke their engagementon Christmas Eve NO less. Mattie pursues a dream of being a cake decorator. Years later willlove and joy be restored when Mattie finds out the truth of Gideon walking...
I was very Glad to get this book set. I love Cindy Woodsmall, and was lucky enough to win singed copies of her book. These are great holiday books. I hope everyone reads them.
~The Sound of Sleigh Bells~The first novella, The Sound of Sleigh Bells, was a good Amish read. It took a while for me to get into the story; but, once I did, I really enjoyed it. I loved the message of the book and the story of forgiveness. The role "sleigh bells" played in this novella was cute, too. :)~The Christmas Singing~I really enjoyed this novella. I loved how Mattie was a baker/cake decorator and owned her own store. I also really...
Cindy Woodsmall is my favorite Amish fiction writer. Her characters are likeable and her story settings are charming. The storylines are always heartwarming and inspiring. I had read her book "When the Soul Mends" and loved it so much, so I was excited to see 3 Christmas books in within one volume. Each story is a novella--short but sweet. After reading the book, I gifted it to my friend who just can't get enough Amish fiction! She was...