❮Reading❯ ➳ The Tinderbox ➬ Author Beverly Lewis – Heartforum.co.uk On the day before her Amish parents twentieth wedding anniversary, nineteen year old Sylvia Miller stumbles across the key to the old brass tinderbox her father keeps in his Lancaster County watch rep On the day before her Amish parents twentieth wedding anniversary, nineteen year old Sylvia Miller stumbles across the key to the old brass tinderbox her father keeps in his Lancaster County watch repair shop Piqued by curiosity, Sylvia unlocks the cherished heirloom, not realizing that what she is about to discover will splinter apart her happy lifeOnce Sylvia overcomes her shock, she confronts her father about the contents of the box To her amazement, the respected convert to the Old Order admits that he is not fit to be a member of the Hickory Hollow Amish church in fact, he never wasBurdened by the weight of his deception, Earnest Miller reveals the details about his past to Sylvia and to his wife, Rhoda The long kept secret alters everything for the close knit family, and when word of Earnest s deceit reaches others in the community, the truth pits Amish neighbors against one another and threatens to dry up Earnest s livelihood as well as to break up Sylvia s engagement to the preacher s grandsonCan the Millers find a way forward through the turmoil to a place of forgiveness and acceptance.
Librarian Note There isthan one author in the Goodreads database with this name Beverly Lewis, raised in Pennsylvania Amish country and both a schoolteacher and an accomplished musician, has been an award winning author for over a dozen years Her acclaimed novel, The Preacher s Daughter, was a Quill Book Award finalist in the romance category Her books have appeared on numerous bestseller lists, including USA Today and The New York Times She and her husband, David, live in Colorado.
- 306 pages
- The Tinderbox
- Beverly Lewis
- 02 September 2019 Beverly Lewis