Christmas in Apple Ridge

Spend Christmas in Amish Country

The Amish community of Apple Ridge is a place to discover anew that even though life doesn’t always look the way you might expect and pain can’t help but color our actions…love may just be around the corner, just in time for Christmas!

Christmas in Apple Ridge is a three-in-one collection. It includes the following novellas:

The Sound of Sleigh Bells

Beth Hertzler is unable to let go of a past tragedy, but when she discovers a large, intricately carved scene of Amish children playing in the snow, something deep inside Beth’s soul responds. Will Jonah be able to offer Beth the sleigh ride she’s always dreamed of and a second chance at real love?

Read an excerpt of The Sound of Sleigh Bells


The Christmas Singing

Mattie Eash thought her childhood sweetheart adored her until he abruptly ended their engagement on Christmas Eve. Brokenhearted, Mattie moves away and pursues her longtime dream of becoming a cake decorator, but when Mattie is forced to return home three years later, will learning the truth behind Gideon’s rejection restore her Christmas joy – or open the door to even deeper heartbreak?

Read an excerpt of The Christmas Singing


The Dawn of Christmas

Sadie Yoder enjoys her freedom away from home but after four years, her Old Order Amish family insists it’s time to come home and settle down. Levi, a bachelor who distrusts women after a family heartbreak, also has no desire for romance. To keep their families from meddling in their lives, Sadie and Levi devise a plan—but soon discover that the walls around their hearts are breaking down. Can they let go of their prejudices, learn to trust each other, and embrace a future together?

Read an excerpt of The Dawn of Christmas



Join Old Order Amish Beth, Mattie, and Sadie as the warmth of Christmas beckons them to let go of past heartaches, set right past wrongs, and help them to trust in a fresh future.

Experience the holidays with the Plain folk of Apple Ridge, Pennsylvania, in these touching novellas centered around love, romance, and restoration from best-selling author Cindy Woodsmall.


Praise for Christmas in Apple Ridge:

  • CBA bestseller


A note about buying The Dawn of Christmas separately:

Those who already own books one and two in the three-in-one book have asked if they can buy the The Dawn of Christmas separately. Although the answer was no for 2012, The Dawn of Christmas is available separately for 2013.



Christmas in Apple Ridge: Three-in-One Collection: The Sound of Sleigh Bells, The Christmas Singing, NEW! The Dawn of Christmas