Cindy Woodsmall returns to bookshelves in February with The Scent of Cherry Blossoms: A Romance from the Heart of Amish Country (WaterBrook Press). Love between an Old Order Mennonite woman named Annie Martin and an Old Order Amish man named Aden Zook threatens the lifelong relationship between two brothers. Can Annie and Aden find a place for their love to bloom in the midst of the brewing storm?

“I love balancing the desired goal of the Amish way with the reality of being human,” Cindy says. “Thankfully, my Amish friends appreciate that I keep the stories ‘real’ and that I don’t put them on a pedestal.”

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About The Author

Cindy Woodsmall is a New York Times, CBA, and USA Today best-selling author who has written nineteen works of fiction. Her connection to the Amish community has been featured on ABC Nightline and the front page of the Wall Street Journal. Cindy has won numerous awards, and the Wall Street Journal listed Cindy as one of the top three most popular authors of Amish fiction. Cindy and her husband reside in their now empty nest near the foothills of the North Georgia Mountains.