The Christmas Singing

A Romance from the Heart of Amish Country

by Cindy Woodsmall

Experience the holidays with the Plain folk and discover the power of second chances in this touching story from the author of the New York Times bestseller, The Bridge of Peace.
 
Gideon Beiler has loved Mattie Eash since they were children. But when faced with unexpected circumstances, he makes up an excuse to end their engagement. He doesn’t want to lie to her, but he believes that telling Mattie the truth will be more hurtful.  
 
Brokenhearted, Mattie moves from Apple Ridge, Pennsylvania to Ohio, where she pursues her longtime dream of becoming a cake decorator. She finds a new beau—a man offering the secure relationship Gideon has denied her.  
 
When Mattie is forced to return to Apple Ridge, she and Gideon must confront the suffering created by his dishonesty--and address the powerful emotions that continue to bind the two childhood friends.

After Gideon coldly broke her heart, can the warmth of the season revive Mattie’s faith in love?
 


Recent Reviews

My Favorite Things

Edna Tollison

5 Stars

Mattie Eash had moved from her home in Apple Ridge, Pennsylvania and moved to Ohio so that she could get away from the man she loved but he had broken up with her. She never understood why but Gideon had a reason that he thought he was…

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Ready for a Holiday Romance?

Edie Carter

4 Stars

Cindy Woodsmall bring us another Amish romance with The Christmas Singing. This is a short, ficitional novel about Mattie. Mattie is a baker who is creative and fun and a little scatterbrained. Her lack of caution leads to a change in…

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"The Christmas Singing" Great read for busy holiday time

Dee Wolters

4.5 Stars

“The Christmas Singing” by Cindy Woodsmall is the newest book in this Amish series. It follows “The Sound of Sleigh Bells” and takes place several years later. The same characters come to life again in the newest book, which is…

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The Christmas Singing

Theresa F

4 Stars

The Christmas Singing by Cindy Woodsmall is a short novel set during the holidays. Mattie picked up and left her Amish community after a sad breakup with her boyfriend, Gideon. She spends the next three years living in a community in…

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Wonderful Christmas Read

Wanda Myers

4 Stars

Mattie has spent the last three years of her life trying to get over her breakup with her best friend and childhood sweetheart. Gideon broke her heart when she found him with an Englischer. Leaving their Amish community, Mattie moved to…

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