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Saturday, November 26, 2016

Review: The Angel of Forest Hill by Cindy Woodsmall

Old Order Amish Rose Kurtz is asked to leave her family and travel to West Virginia to help Joel Dienner with his children.  When tragedy strikes, she is asked to stay and become Joel's wife for the sake of his family's needs.  Rose hopes to find kindness instead of criticism but knows that the marriage is out of necessity not love.  As the years go by, Joel and Rose find a friendship and she helps to bring him out of his sadness and back into enjoying life again.  Joel tries to help Rose move through the painful hurts in her life and hopes that the upcoming Christmas season will become their season, but a series of misunderstandings threatens to reverse how far they have come together.

The Angel of Forest Hill is 208 pages and can be purchased as a hardcover book for $14.99 or as an ebook for $9.99.  Find more information here.

Cindy Woodsmall is a New York Times and CBA best-selling author of numerous works of fiction and one of nonfiction. Her connection with the Amish community has been featured widely in national media. She lives in the Foothills of the North Georgia Mountains with her family.

Cindy Woodsmall is one of my favorite authors and I look forward to reading her books.  The Angel of Forest Hill is a novella and a quick and easy read that I finished in one rainy Saturday afternoon.  Because it is a novella the characters are not as developed as they would be in a full length novel. The book jumps forward in time but the author does a good job filling the reader in on the information that we missed out on.  It is a beautiful story of love and hope and healing.

Disclaimer: I received a complimentary copy of this book for the purpose of writing a fair and honest review.  I received no other compensation and all opinions are my own.  I am disclosing this in accordance to the FTC regulations. 
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