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Book Beat – The Letters by Suzanne Woods Fisher

Rose Shrock is in over her head. Her husband died under mysterious circumstances, leaving her with a financial scandal, a huge debt, a grumpy mother-in-law, and a houseful of children. Determined to make the best of things, Rose turns the family home into the Inn at Eagle Hill.

Meanwhile in Philadelphia, Delia Stoltz gets a double dose of bad news – she has breast cancer, and her neurosurgeon husband is leaving her for another woman. In need of escape, Delia ends up in Amish country at the Inn at Eagle Hill.

The lives of Rose and Delia, the Shrock family, and their friends in Stony Ridge intertwine and enrich each other in a delightful way.

Suzanne Woods Fisher has done it again with a touching story filled with fascinating and deep and funny characters (I adore young Mim!) The setting has the right amount of pastoral peace you’d expect in an Amish novel, but the real-life problems and sometimes-difficult personalities keep the sweet from ever getting saccharine. The Letters is a fabulous start to Suzanne’s new series!

6 Responses to “Book Beat – The Letters by Suzanne Woods Fisher”

  1. Cynthia

    This is one book, the title alone draws me in. I love writing letters and they can carry so much more than spoken words can. Adding to my must read list!

  2. Anonymous

    Hope I am able to read this book asap from the above review an the cover of the book I am really looking foreward to read this book. Karen Smith at khsmith97217@yahoo.com

  3. Suzanne

    Sarah…you should write back cover copy! Thanks for taking the time to read the story…very touching! Warmly, Suzanne

  4. Sarah Sundin

    Suzanne – I’m fully convinced authors should write back copy for each other – not for ourselves!!