A New Beginning

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iUniverse, May 4, 2009 - Fiction - 168 pages
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Abigail Forrestor is a widow with two children, twins Chloe and Cole. She owns a bookstore in a small town amid the Amish Community. After her daughtrer befriends a young Amish girl, an ex-Amish man comes into the store claiming to be her uncle. Levi Bontregger left the Community after he argued against the very beliefs he had grown up with. As the relationship between Abby and Levi grows, something keeps them fighting for protection and battling their faith. When Levi overhears a conversation between two criminals, he immediately goes to the authorities but these men find out and from then on the couple is thrown into one dangerous situation after another.

Find out how they balance their love, fear, hope and everyday struggles to keep their relationship together, and join them on a journey that will keep you on your toes!

 

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Contents

Chapter One
1
Chapter Two
11
Chapter Three
21
Chapter Four
27
Chapter Five
38
Chapter Six
46
Chapter Seven
54
Chapter Eight
63
Chapter Twelve
93
Chapter Thirteen
104
Chapter Fourteen
111
Chapter Fifteen
116
Chapter Sixteen
124
Chapter Seventeen
133
Chapter Eighteen
135
Chapter Nineteen
142

Chapter Nine
68
Chapter Ten
77
Chapter Eleven
84
Chapter Twenty
149
Epilogue One year later
155
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Dear Readers: Writing has always been a part of my life, I love the feel of a fresh sheet of paper and a pencil in my hand. It has a power over me that has helped me through some tough times, and I will always be thankful for that. This power is able to take my mind off of the stressful things occuring in my life and creating a new life on paper. The characters in this novel, Abigail and Levi, both have qualities that are very similar to myself, and certain things that evolve are challenges that I had to face. The fear, the love of others and the hope of one day returning to familiar ground. I live with my parents and younger sister in Rosedale, British Columbia, but my other ten siblings live in the vacinity. Yes, I have eleven siblings. Growing up, I have many happy memories of times spent with my six sisters and five brothers. Creativity was always a big part of our lives, we spent hours outside inventing activities and games to keep us occupied and content. Thank you to everyone who has helped me in my writing career, whether it be through teaching, encouragement, or the love of my family and friends. I love you all more than you'll ever know. Thank you.

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