Saturday, October 17, 2009

The Sound of Sleigh Bells - Giveaway

Congratulations Cathy & PJ!

Beth Hertzler works alongside her beloved Aunt Lizzy in their dry goods store, and serving as contact of sorts between Amish craftsmen and Englischers who want to sell the Plain people’s wares. But remorse and loneliness still echo in her heart everyday as she still wears the dark garb, indicating mourning of her fiancé. When she discovers a large, intricately carved scene of Amish children playing in the snow, something deep inside Beth’s soul responds and she wants to help the unknown artist find homes for his work–including Lizzy’s dry goods store. But she doesn’t know if her bishop will approve of the gorgeous carving or deem it idolatry.

Lizzy sees the changes in her niece when Beth shows her the woodworking, and after Lizzy hunts down Jonah, the artist, she is all the more determined that Beth meets this man with the hands that create healing art. But it’s not that simple–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?

Cindy Woodsmall is the author of When the Heart Cries, When the Morning Comes, and The New York Times Best-Seller When the Soul Mends. Her ability to authentically capture the heart of her characters comes from her real-life connections with Amish Mennonite and Old Order Amish families. A mother of three sons and two daughters-in-law, Cindy lives in Georgia with her husband of thirty-one years.

Buy it or WIN  IT!  I have two copies to giveaway and all you have to do is leave a comment.  If you have a friend who you know would like a copy, either send them this way, or if they don't blog, leave a comment for them!  See how easy this is??  I'll announce the winner next week!

*I received a free copy of this book from Multnomah Books, a division of Random House in exchange for posting this on my blog  Thank you Multnomah :-)!

Do you have any blogger friends who might like to participate in this or any other blog tours? Please direct them to the official WaterBrook Multnomah Blogging for Books site page at


TCKK said...

I'd love to win this book. Thanks for the opportunity.

Emma said...

"The Sound of Sleigh Bells" sounds wonderful.Please enter me in the giveaway.augustlily06(at)aim(dot)com.Thank you.

PJ said...

Hey Cathy! Did You know that your button just grew legs and walked off my blog, well, I came back and got it. While I'm at it Sleigh Bells sounds like a neat book. I wouldn't mind adding it to my collection. Count me in!



PJ said...

Hey Cathy! I'm Baaack! How do I go about entering for a friend also? She doesn't blog, but she is an avid reader and I think she would like this book also. Her Name is Neita Ashford. Did you need that, or was mine enough? Oh well, my husband always tells me I "volunteer too much information.

Thanks again!


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