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An Amish Christmas Gift - Three Amish Novellas - cover

An Amish Christmas Gift - Three Amish Novellas

Kelly Irvin, Ruth Reid, Amy Clipston

Publisher: Thomas Nelson

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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?

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