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Rosalind Lauer

Rosalind Lauer

Genres:
Amish
Rosalind Lauer grew up in a large family in Maryland and began visiting Lancaster County’s Amish community as a child. She lives with her family in Oregon, where she writes in the shade of some towering two-hundred-year-old Douglas fir trees.
A Simple Charity (Lancaster Crossroads)

A Simple Charity (Lancaster Crossroads)

(October 2014)
Genres:
Amish
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Romance
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Publisher: Ballantine Books
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ISBN: 978-0345543301

Although she is still in her twenties, Fanny Lapp has known a lifetime of love and heartache. Twice widowed, she has a home to maintain, a renovation in the works, and a family to raise — all without a husband. Fortunately, in the Amish community, help is never far away. To ease Fanny’s burdens, the bishop sends Zed Miller to the Lapp house. Fanny is drawn to kind, handsome Zed, who suffers from sins of the past. But to everything there is a season, and Fanny cannot act on her feelings while mourning her husband.

Newly returned to his Amish roots after many years in the outside world, Zed knows he must prove himself to earn acceptance from his community. Without a second thought, he picks up a hammer and sets to work helping Fanny fulfill her dream of turning an old carriage house into a women’s childbirth center. Soon Zed finds himself a part of Fanny’s daily chores, sharing her laughter and sorrow. Knowing that time flows like a river, running slow and steady, Zed plans to wait on his love. But when their secret is discovered, how deep will the disapproval of their community run?

 
 

 

 

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