A Merry Heart (Google eBook)

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Barbour Publishing, Aug 15, 2009 - Fiction - 288 pages
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Miriam Stoltzfus is a young Pennsylvania Amish woman once filled with dreams for a future with a man. . .who jilted her. Now she is known as the old maid schoolteacher with a heart of stone. Could a forbidden romantic friendship with an English newspaper reporter stir the embers of her heart? Or, will she follow the traditional path and settle for a marriage of convenience born out of the sake of a child? Either way, she must find the key to letting go of the bitterness that binds her ability to love. A Merry Heart is book 1 in the Brides of Lancaster County series. Other books in the series include Looking for a Miracle: Book 2, Plain and Fancy: Book 3, The Hope Chest: Book 4.

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Wanda Brunstetter was wonderful in writing this book. - Christianbook.com
It had such a great ending to it. - Goodreads
... i liked the ending better than the first.. - Goodreads
So glad for her happy ending with her Amish community. - Goodreads

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User Review  - SABC - LibraryThing

Miriam had her future all worked out with the man she has loved when he moves away and marries someone else. She soon becomes the "old maid" in the community. Other men want to court Miriam; however, will she let go of her bitter spirit and surrender her will to God? Read full review

Review: A Merry Heart (Brides of Lancaster County #1)

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What can I say - I like reading about the Amish lifestyle. Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Award-winning, bestselling author, Wanda E. Brunstetter became fascinated with the Amish way of life when she first visited her husband's Mennonite relatives living in Pennsylvania. Wanda and her husband, Richard, live in Washington State but take every opportunity to visit Amish settlements throughout the States, where they have several Amish friends.

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