Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Litfuse Publicity Book Tours Presents: The Christmas Quilt by Vannetta Chapman

Annie's life is deliciously full as the Christmas season approaches. She helps her husband, Samuel, attend to the community's minor medical needs. She occasionally assists Belinda, the local midwife, and most days, she finds herself delivering the buggy to her brother Adam. Annie s sister-in-law Leah is due to deliver their first child before Christmas morning, and Annie is determined to finish a crib quilt before the "boppli" arrives. With six weeks to go, she should have no problem . . . but God may have a different plan. Leah is rushed to the English hospital when the infant arrives early, and Annie discovers the Christmas quilt may hold a far greater significance than she ever imagined.

About The Author:                                                                      Vannetta Chapman has published over one hundred articles in Christian family magazines, receiving over two dozen awards from Romance Writers of America chapter groups. She discovered her love for the Amish while researching her grandfather's birthplace in Albion, Pennsylvania. Chapman lives in the Texas hill country with her husband.

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My Review:

I loved being back and visiting with old friends, but you can just begin here, and you won't want to leave.
Annie and Samuel are now expecting their first baby. Her sister-in-law Leah is also expecting, but having twins. Annie is a bit of procrastinator, and is just now starting a quilt for the twins. As she picks up the fabric, and sets to cutting out. She is making the Sun Bonnet Sue/Billy quilt.
We end up with Leah hospitalized and Annie at her side, along with working on the precious quilt. We end up with several stories within the story, while completing each block.
Such a sweet, and yet different type of story. Will each of these woman end up ok. Will marriages survive? Will new love blossom between unexpected people? Through it all you feel Gods hand on each of his children. I loved this book, and wish it would have lasted longer!

I received this book through Litfuse Publicity Book Tours, and was not required to give a positive review.

1 comment:

  1. Thank you for your review! I'm thrilled you enjoyed it!