LOVE FINDS A WAY
In a departure from her Amish-themed novels, Brunstetter crafts three delightful short stories, proving that she can be successful in any venture. The strong characters and sweet romances leave you totally engrossed. Brunstetter reminds the reader that life is precious and it is important to find meaning.
In “Blueberry Surprise,” Lorna Patterson decides to return to college to pursue her dream of being a music teacher. Her husband died a year ago and a relationship is the last thing she wants. Evan Bailey is learning to bake in hopes of winning a woman’s heart. Will it work on Lorna? In “Grandma’s Doll,” Sheila Nickles tries to find a doll from her childhood. Dwaine Woods, an antique dealer, offers to help. Will Sheila find more than a childhood doll and memories? In “Matchmaker 911,” Wendy Campbell is busy working as a barber and caring for her father. Her father believes she needs a man in her life and is determined to find one for her … even if he has to call 911 to do so. (BARBOUR, Jan., 288 pp., $12.99)