The Bridge of Peace by Cindy Woodsmall
Book 2 in the Ada's House Amish Romance Series (An Ada's House Novel)

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Love alone isn’t enough to overcome some obstacles.
 
Lena Kauffman is a young Old Order Amish schoolteacher who has dealt all her life with attention raised by a noticeable birthmark on her cheek. Having learned to move past the stares and whispers, Lena channels her zest for living into her love of teaching. But tensions mount as she is challenged to work with a rebellious young man and deal with several crises at the schoolhouse that threaten her other students. Her lack of submission and use of ideas that don’t line up with the Old Ways strengthen the school board’s case as they begin to believe that Lena is behind all the trouble.

One member of the school board, Grey Graber, feels trapped by his own stifling circumstances. His wife, Elsie, has shut him out of her life, and he doesn’t know how long he can continue to live as if nothing is wrong. As the two finally come to a place of working toward a better marriage, tragedy befalls their family.

Lena and Grey have been life-long friends, but their relationship begins to crumble amidst unsettling deceptions, propelling each of them to finally face their own secrets. Can they both find a way past their losses and discover the strength to build a new bridge?


From the Trade Paperback edition.
 

About Cindy Woodsmall

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Cindy Woodsmall is a New York Times best-selling author whose connection with the Amish community has been featured on ABC Nightline and on the front page of the Wall Street Journal. She is the author of six novels, two novellas and Plain Wisdom, a work of non-fiction co-authored with her dearest Old Order Amish friend. Cindy lives in Georgia with her family.
 
Published August 31, 2010 by WaterBrook Press. 354 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Romance, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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New York Times bestselling author Cindy Woodsmall continues her Ada’s House series with THE BRIDGE OF PEACE, which demonstrates that she understands (and respects) the Amish for their desire to remain separate from the world.

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