This book is about 3 different Amish Christmas stories put into one book for those who love reading how the Amish celebrate their holiday. The book is called An Amish Christmas Gift written by Amy Clipston, Ruth Reid and Kelly Irvin.
Naomi’s Gift by Amy Clipston
Naomi has begun to believe that she isn’t meant to find love, but she might receive more than she has ever hoped for this Christmas.
Twenty-four-year-old Naomi King has all but given up on marriage and children. As Christmas approaches, Naomi is certain that her life will be spent as an old maid, helping with the family’s quilting business and taking care of her eight siblings. Then she meets Caleb, a young widower with a 7-year-old daughter, and her world is once again turned upside-down.
An Unexpected Joy by Ruth Reid
Abigail has driven other suitors away, but can Micah find a way to show her he cares?
Being a caregiver for Micah Zook’s grandmother is the answer to Abigail’s prayers. In fact, the elderly lady keeps finding ways to set Abigail up with her grandson. Despite Abigail’s constant chatter, Micah realizes he’s beginning to care for her—until he makes a decision that leaves her feeling betrayed. With Christmas in their midst, can Micah find a way to reconcile with Abigail and to reveal the true feelings of his heart?
A Christmas Visitor by Kelly Irvin
Frannie Mast returns to Bee County for Christmas, but her heart stays back in Missouri with an Englisch farm boy.
Frannie knows her parents have the best of intentions when they send her back to Bee County, Texas, to live with her aunt and her aunt’s new husband Mordecai. After all, Frannie knows nothing can come of a relationship with Rocky, the handsome Englisch farm boy back in Missouri. But all bets are off when Rocky follows Frannie to Texas to plead his case. Could he be the Christmas gift to end all gifts?
If you love reading about how the Amish live, then this book is going to thrill you, especially since it's all about Christmas stories!
This book has 3 separate stories about 3 different Amish women and how their holiday is shaping up. What makes these stories so great is that these Amish women think that love has all but forgotten about them and then something happens that give them all hope.
I think this is really a universal fear that most women face at one time or another in their lives, so that is why we can sympathize with these 3 great Amish women who think all is lost until fate steps in and gives them a great gift for Christmas.
How each of these woman are able to accept their gifts is the best parts of their stories. Each one has a great morale and story behind them and they are definitely worth the time to read.
If you love Christmas and reading Amish stories, this book will become one of your favorites!
About the Authors:
She has worked in public relations for the City of San Antonio for twenty years. Kelly has been married to photographer Tim Irvin for twenty-seven years. They have two young adult children, two cats, and a tank full of fish. In her spare time, she likes to write short stories and read books by her favorite authors. Website: kellyirvin.com, Twitter: @Kelly_S_Irvin, Facebook: Kelly.Irvin.Author.
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