Authors & Events
Oct 04, 2011
| ISBN 9780307459213
Oct 04, 2011
| 286 Minutes
Buy from Other Retailers:
Oct 04, 2011 | ISBN 9780307459213
Oct 04, 2011 | ISBN 9780307943682
Experience the holidays with the Plain folk and discover the power of second chances in this touching story from the author of the New York Times bestseller, The Bridge of Peace. Gideon Beiler has loved Mattie Eash since they were children. But when faced with unexpected circumstances, he makes up an excuse to end their engagement. He doesn’t want to lie to her, but he believes that telling Mattie the truth will be more hurtful. Brokenhearted, Mattie moves from Apple Ridge, Pennsylvania to Ohio, where she pursues her longtime dream of becoming a cake decorator. She finds a new beau—a man offering the secure relationship Gideon has denied her. When Mattie is forced to return to Apple Ridge, she and Gideon must confront the suffering created by his dishonesty–and address the powerful emotions that continue to bind the two childhood friends.
After Gideon coldly broke her heart, can the warmth of the season revive Mattie’s faith in love?
Cindy Woodsmall is a New York Times and CBA bestselling 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… More about Cindy Woodsmall
Visit other sites in the Penguin Random House Network
Stay in Touch
Start earning points for buying books! Just for joining you’ll get personalized recommendations on your dashboard daily and features only for members.