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Vendor: Barbour Publishing
Publication Date: 2012
The Half-Stitched Amish Quilting Club, Half Stitched Amish Quilting Club Series #1Wanda E. BrunstetterBarbour Publishing / Trade Paperback$8.79 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 60 Reviews
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Three stories of light-hearted romance from bestselling author Wanda E. Brunstetter prove Love Finds a Way. Widow Lorna Patterson returns to college looking for education not romance. Then she meets fellow student and culinary novice Evan Bailey. Will his persistence have her re-thinking love? When Shelia Nickels searches for her grandmother’s doll her hunt leads to antique dealer Dwaine Woods’s door. But will she find love instead of a lost treasure? Wendy Campbell doesn’t want a relationship, but her father does. . .for her. Will his matchmaking end with an unexpected romance for Wendy and paramedic Kyle Rogers?
DelsMNAge: Over 65Gender: Female4 Stars Out Of 5Love Finds a WayJanuary 7, 2015DelsMNAge: Over 65Gender: FemaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 4Enjoyable stories; easy reading
MishkaSpruce Grove, CanadaAge: 25-34Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Feel Good ReadsAugust 28, 2014MishkaSpruce Grove, CanadaAge: 25-34Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5These three stories are short and sweet. I really enjoyed them. I would recommend them if you want a little dose of love without an overbearing plot and a lot of drama. It's nice to read love stories that give you the warm fuzzies. There is not a lot of detail or development, very fairytale like quality. It's a good pick me up--and I love that, even though the stories are short, it's a collection of three of them!
debwilsonSummerfield, FLAge: 18-24Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5December 21, 2013debwilsonSummerfield, FLAge: 18-24Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Three woman find love in unexpected places and ways. Lorna Patterson is a widow returning to college after ten years, and not interested in finding another husband. But culinary novice Evan Bailey is a determined and
persistent man, who won't take "no" for an answer. Can he get her to change her mind about re-marrying?
Shelia Nickels comes back to her hometown to pick out an antique doll after her grandmother offers all her granddaughters a treasure from her attic.Dismayed to find the doll missing, she and antique dealer Dwayne Woods fruitlessly search. Will Shelia be able to find the doll before it is gone forever?
Wendy Campbell thinks her father is the only man she needs in her life. But after he fakes 911 calls to get a certain paramedic Kyle Roger, to their home, will Wendy finally realize that she needs a life of her own?
As always, my gripe with Brunstetter is that her her stories are more like fairy tales; simplistic in language, bordering on unbelievable, and at times childish. That's not to say I didn't enjoy the stories in this book, but while many good books get you believe in the characters, Brunstetter just delivers a story. It is names, places and events put together, which I know will happen in a short story where things need to move very fast. While it is a nice collection of romances, it still falls flat like bread without yeast. I enjoyed it for what it was; an easy read with likable, (albeit fake) characters. A good book will make the line between fact and fiction blurry, if not obsolete. But all Brunstetter was able to accomplish is feel-good, trite romances that fail to draw you in and completely loose yourself.
KarenOhioAge: 55-65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5I love multiple stories in one book.August 23, 2013KarenOhioAge: 55-65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5I thoroughly enjoy multiple-story books, and this is in that group.
roseAge: Over 65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5I like to read books by Wanda Brunstetter.March 28, 2013roseAge: Over 65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Wanda Brunstetter does a great job holding my attention throughout the stories. Her characters are very human like.