Rosemary Opens Her Heart (Home at Cedar Creek #2) (Mass Market)
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This is book number 2 in the Home at Cedar Creek series.
Another spring reminds the Amish of Cedar Creek, Missouri, that for everything there is a season.
Zanna Lambright is finally marrying Jonny Ropp, and friends and family have come from far and wide to celebrate. Among them is young widow Rosemary Yutzy, mother of toddler Katie, whose husband was tragically killed last fall. With a willing heart Rosemary has taken over care of her in-law’s family and continued to run a baked goods business from home, but privately she still mourns her lost Joe...and is unprepared for the changes that are coming...
Rosemary’s father-in-law wants to merge his lamb-raising business with Matt Lambright’s—a move that will require the Yutzys to relocate from their nearby town to Cedar Creek. Moreover, it will bring Rosemary into constant contact with Matt, who is making no secret of his romantic interest in her. The challenges of contemplating a future unlike any she expected are overwhelming for Rosemary. And although Matt is strong and kind, his courtship is so persistent, she often wants to run the other way. As Rosemary struggles to see beyond her immediate joys and sorrows, will she embrace the outpouring of welcome and support from the people of Cedar Creek...and accept this new chance to open her heart to a more abundant life?
About the Author
Drawing upon her experiences in Jamesport, Missouri, the largest Old Order Amish community west of the Mississippi, longtime Missourian Naomi King writes of simpler times in her Home at Cedar Creek series. When she’s not writing, she loves to travel, try new recipes, crochet, and sew. Naomi now lives in Nebraska with her husband and their border collie.
Praise for the Novels of Naomi King
“King’s lyrical style shines in a tender tale of how love and forgiveness heal broken hearts and restore a family and a community. With its Missouri setting, King offers us a knowing look into a different Amish settlement. Readers will look forward to more Cedar Creek stories.”—Marta Perry, author of the Pleasant Valley series
“Abby Finds Her Calling is a heartwarming story, beautifully told, of forgiveness, redemption, and the healing power of love in its many forms: love between individuals, family love, love within a community, and God’s love. This story touched my heart.”—JoAnn Grote, author of “Image of Love” from A Prairie Christmas Collection
“Naomi King writes with a heartwarming honesty that will stay with the reader long after the last page.”—Emma Miller, author of the Amish Matchmaker series
“What distinguishes this from many other Amish romances is how it shows that forbearance and forgiveness take a good deal of work, and the Amish, like everybody else, gossip, bicker, and sometimes have less-than-ideal family lives.”—Publishers Weekly
“Frustration and sorrow make King’s characters three-dimensional and believable. Readers of Janette Oke and Beverly Lewis will enjoy the latest in King’s Amish series.”—Library Journal
“The very talented Naomi King instantly pulls you into the lives and loves in this small Amish community....King has an amazing talent for developing realistic characters that have to grapple with life issues and through faith find workable solutions for themselves and others.”—Fresh Fiction
“A superbly written, engaging Amish novel that will tug at your heartstrings....King does a fine job of continuing to create that small-town feel.”—The Book Connection
“A talented author who writes from her heart.”—RT Book Reviews