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Woodsmall, Cindy

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Works: 82 works in 335 publications in 5 languages and 32,174 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Christian fiction  Romance fiction  Christmas stories  Religious fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3623.O678, 813.6
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Publications about Cindy Woodsmall
Publications by Cindy Woodsmall
Most widely held works about Cindy Woodsmall
 
Most widely held works by Cindy Woodsmall
When the soul mends : a novel by Cindy Woodsmall( Book )
20 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,379 libraries worldwide
When Hannah Lapp reluctantly returns to the Old Order Amish community that she grew up in in order to help her sister, she is torn between her new life and love in the outside world and life in the community with her first love
When the heart cries : a novel by Cindy Woodsmall( Book )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 1,815 libraries worldwide
Hannah, raised in the Old Amish ways, has fallen in love with Paul, a Mennonite. On the evening of their engagement, tragedy strikes and Hannah faces the possibility of losing her place in her family, her community and in the heart of the man she loves
The hope of refuge : a novel by Cindy Woodsmall( Book )
13 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,704 libraries worldwide
Raised in foster care and now the widowed mother of a little girl, Cara Moore struggles against poverty, fear, and a relentless stalker. When a trail of memories leads Cara and Lori out of New York City toward an Amish community, she follows every lead, eager for answers and a fresh start. She discovers that long-held secrets about her family history ripple beneath the surface of Dry Lake, Pennsylvania, and it?s no place for an outsider. But one Amish man, Ephraim Mast, dares to fulfill the command he believes that he received from God??Be me to her?? despite how it threatens his way of life.Completely opposite of the hard, untrusting Cara, Ephraim?s sister Deborah also finds her dreams crumbling when the man she has pledged to build a life with begins withdrawing from Deborah and his community, including his mother, Ada Stoltzfus. Can the run-down house that Ada envisions transforming unite them toward a common purpose?or push Mahlon away forever? While Ephraim is trying to do what he believes is right, will he be shunned and lose everything?including the guarded single mother who simply longs for a better life?
When the morning comes : a novel by Cindy Woodsmall( Book )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,646 libraries worldwide
When her relationship with Paul comes to an end, Hannah Lapp heads to Ohio in hopes of finding refuge with another Amish outcast, and a deepening friendship with Martin Palmer helps her cope as she struggles to understand the contemporary world
The harvest of grace by Cindy Woodsmall( Book )
17 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 1,552 libraries worldwide
A young Old Order Amish woman's determination to flee from a bad decision and save a farm pits her against the Amish man determined to see that she falls. Can the two find common ground? Or will their unflinching efforts toward opposite goals blur the bigger picture--a path to forgiveness, glimpses of grace, and the promise of love?
The winnowing season by Cindy Woodsmall( Book )
14 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,494 libraries worldwide
The tornado that devastated Kings? Orchard pushed Rhoda, Samuel, and Jacob to make a new start in?Maine. Are they strong enough to withstand the challenges of establishing an Amish community?and brave enough to face the secrets that move with them?? On the eve of their departure to begin a new Old Order Amish community outside of Unity, Maine, Rhoda Byler is shocked to discover that choices made by her business partner and friend, Samuel King, have placed her and her unusual gifts directly into the path of her district?s bishop and preachers. She is furious with Samuel and is fearful that the Kings will be influenced by the way her leaders see her, and not what they know to be true?that Rhoda?s intuition is a gift from God.? Jacob King won?t be swayed by community speculation. He loves Rhoda, believes in her, and wants to build a future with her in?Maine. But when the ghosts of his past come calling and require him to fulfill a great debt, can he shake their hold before it destroys what he has with Rhoda? Samuel has a secret of his own?one he?ll go to great lengths to keep hidden, even if it means alienating those closest to him. Throwing himself into rehabilitating the once-abandoned orchard, Samuel turns to a surprising new ally.? Book 2 of the Amish Vines and Orchards series asks: can the three faithfully follow God?s leading and build a new home and orchard in?Maine? Or will this new beginning lead to more ruin and heartbreak?
For every season by Cindy Woodsmall( Book )
10 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,377 libraries worldwide
"Cindy Woodsmall's latest book For Every Season concludes the remarkable love story and the choice Rhoda Byler must make between brothers Jacob and Samuel King"--
The scent of cherry blossoms : a romance from the heart of Amish country by Cindy Woodsmall( Book )
12 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,355 libraries worldwide
"Mennonite and Amish. Two young people in love search for God's will in the midst of family and community disapproval"--
The sound of sleigh bells by Cindy Woodsmall( Book )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 1,327 libraries worldwide
In mourning over the death of her fiance, Beth Hertzler works alongside her beloved Aunt Lizzy in their dry goods store. When Beth responds to a woodcarving, Lizzy sees the changes in her niece and hunts down Jonah, the artist who created the healing work of art. Lizzy is determined that Beth meets this man. Will Lizzy's elaborate plan to reintroduce her niece to love work? Will Jonah be able to offer Beth the sleigh ride she's always dreamed of and a second chance at real love-or just more heartbreak?
Seasons of tomorrow by Cindy Woodsmall( Book )
12 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,302 libraries worldwide
"More settled in her heart than ever before, Rhoda Byler feels a newfound confidence living in the Old Order Amish settlement she helped establish in Orchard Bend, Maine. Time has helped to heal the wounds of Rhoda's recent severed relationship, and she finds that even her unusual gift of profound intuition is less of a burden as she continues to seek God's wisdom for her future. She is happy to be working alongside the King family and the love of her life as they tend and nurture the settlement's orchard. Yet when Leah King's involvement with Englischer Landon Olson becomes known outside of the Maine community, her disregard of the Ordnung could threaten all the Orchard Bend Amish are building. In the midst of addressing the discord, a shocking tragedy challenges the young settlement like never before, threatening to uproot Rhoda's peace and the future of everything she holds dear. When several members of Orchard Bend Farms are displaced, the estranged King brother is called upon to return. Can those who founded the new Amish community in Maine unite Or will the lingering pain of past hurts and present struggles result in the end of their dreams?"--Page four of cover
A love undone : an Amish novel of shattered dreams and God's unfailing grace by Cindy Woodsmall( Book )
6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,275 libraries worldwide
"A contemporary Amish romance from a best-selling author explores the rules governing marriage among the Plain People--and asks when grace can play a role in falling in love"--
Ties that bind by Cindy Woodsmall( Book )
6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 967 libraries worldwide
"An Old Order Amish young woman and an unsuspecting college student are on a collision course that neither could have foreseen"--
The dawn of Christmas : a romance from the heart of Amish country by Cindy Woodsmall( Book )
6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 758 libraries worldwide
"Old Order Amish Sadie Yoder and Levi Fischer are each determined to remain single, but what happens when two friends start to truly care?"--
When the morning comes by Cindy Woodsmall( Book )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 745 libraries worldwide
Hannah Lapp flees her Old Order Amish community in Pennsylvania to live with her shunned aunt in Ohio. For the first time, the Amish girl must deal with the ways of the Englischers
The Christmas singing : a romance from the heart of Amish country by Cindy Woodsmall( Book )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 740 libraries worldwide
After her childhood sweetheart, Gideon Beiler, abruptly ended their engagement on Christmas Eve, cake decorator Mattie Eash starts a new life in Berlin, Ohio, and eventually gives her heart to someone new, but three years after her painful ordeal, an unforeseen setback forces Mattie home and into painful proximity to Gideon
When the heart cries by Cindy Woodsmall( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 552 libraries worldwide
"Despite being raised in a traditional Old Order Amish family, seventeen-year-old Hannah Lapp desires to break with custom, forgo baptism into the faith, and marry outside the cloistered community. She's been in love with Mennonite Paul Waddell for three years, and before returning to college for his senior year, Paul asks Hannah to be his wife. Hannah accepts, aware that her marriage will change her relationship with her family forever. On the evening of their engagement, tragedy strikes and in one unwelcome encounter, all that Hannah has known and believed is destroyed. As she finds herself entangled in questions that the Old Ways of her people cannot answer, Hannah faces the possibility of losing her place in her family, in her community and in the heart of the man she loves."--Publisher description
Sisters of the quilt : the complete trilogy by Cindy Woodsmall( Book )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 363 libraries worldwide
Collects the novels of the "Sisters of the Quilt" trilogy, which explores the life of Hannah Lapp, in and out of her traditional Old Order Amish community
Christmas in Apple Ridge by Cindy Woodsmall( Book )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 360 libraries worldwide
The Sound of Sleigh Bells: Beth Hertzler is unable to let go of a past tragedy, but when she discovers a large, intricately carved scene of Amish children playing in the snow, something deep inside Beth's soul responds. Determined that her niece meet the gifted artist, her aunt tracks him down, but it's not that simple - will Jonah be able to offer Beth the sleigh ride she's always dreamed of and a second chance at real love?
Plain wisdom : an invitation into an Amish home and the hearts of two women by Cindy Woodsmall( Book )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Novelist Cindy Woodsmall and Miriam Flaud, an Old Order Amish woman, offer a view into their friendship and the traditions and ways of the Amish as they celebrate womanhood, God, and the special place of family in their lives
 
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Languages
English (170)
Dutch (4)
Russian (2)
Polish (2)
German (1)
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