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Thanks to a DNA test, Annette Dupont’s world is flipped upside-down when she discovers her life is built upon lies. Determined to find her birthmother in Lancaster County, PA, she uncovers her Amish family’s secrets as a torrential storm barrels in.

Annette has sworn off men but finds she cannot resist attractive Mennonite Matt Miller, even when she discovers another woman is pursuing him.

In the end, will Annette find healing, family, and love?

Special Price! Kindle edition only $0.99 at Amazon.

Stories of Second Chances

As a passionate observer of human relationships, I’m intrigued by second chances of every nature. Come, enter my fictional world and meet my characters on their unique journeys. We’re all on one!

And much as I love writing, I also adore interacting with my readers and I’m thoroughly entertained with your comments. So keep in touch whether through my blog, Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram or Goodreads.


The audiobooks of both
Starting From Scratch and
A Letter from Lancaster County
are now available!

And please consider leaving a review at Audible.com when you’re done listening.

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