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Today, please welcome to my blog author Suzanne Woods Fisher!

Since book one, The Letters, in Suzanne’s new series, Inn at Eagle Hill, is about to release on August 1, Suzanne is hosting a scavenger hunt July 23 – August 1. And I’m one of the stops! Keep an eye on Suzanne’s blog for a clue as to that day’s scavenger-hunt stop and visit for a sneak peek at The Letters and the chance to win a copy of the book!

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“There’s an amusing storyline running through The Letters about an oh-so-proper Amish grandmother who allows her granddaughters to keep one book in the house (beside the Holy Bible and the Book of Martyrs, of course). The book is called A Young Woman’s Guide to Virtue and was published in 1948. The granddaughters find the book to be thoroughly old-fashioned and outdated, but surprisingly, they do pull wisdom from it as they navigate their own teenaged pitfalls. This grandmother had a way of getting her message across, loud and clear.

The Amish place great emphasis on the power of example. That’s one of the reasons children are included in all parts of Amish life—so they are constantly steeped in good modeling.

It’s encouraging to realize your example as a parent does go deep into your children’s development. Such awareness is a motivation, too, to be our best self at all times.

What changes for you today, knowing your child is watching and observing everything you do and say?” ~Suzanne~

GIVEAWAY: Suzanne is graciously giving away a copy of The Letters to one of my blog readers! Enter below & I’ll send the name of the winner to Suzanne. She’ll send out your copy!

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Suzanne Woods Fisher 34About the author: Suzanne Woods Fisher is the bestselling author of the Inn at Eagle Hill series, Lancaster County Secrets series, and the Stoney Ridge Seasons series, as well as nonfiction books about the Amish, including Amish Peace. She is also the coauthor of a new Amish children’s series, The Adventures of Lily Lapp. Her interest in the Anabaptist cultures can be directly traced to her grandfather, who was raised in the Old Order German Baptist Brethren Church in Franklin County, Pennsylvania. Suzanne is a Carol Award winner and a Christy Award finalist. She is a columnist for Christian Post and Cooking & Such magazines. She lives in California. For more information, please visit and connect with her at her Facebook page and on Twitter @suzannewfisher.

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