A Dropped Stitches Wedding (Harlequin Historical Series)

A Dropped Stitches Wedding (Harlequin Historical Series)

by Janet Tronstad
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A Dropped Stitches Wedding (Harlequin Historical Series) by Janet Tronstad

My almost sister-in-law thought I, Lizabett McDonald, would be the first of the Sisterhood of the Dropped Stitches to marry? True, I've confided to my friends that I've had a crush on Rick Keifer since childhood. But will he ever see me as more than his best friend's kid sister? The Sisterhood wants to give me a beauty makeover to catch his eye. I've been preoccupied with a spiritual makeover, and with starting my own wedding-planning business—no time for romance. Yet with Rick as best man, maybe as I give Marilee her dream wedding, my own dreams will also come true!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780373875221
Publisher: Steeple Hill Books
Publication date: 03/01/2009
Series: Love Inspired Series
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 4.10(w) x 6.50(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

One of Janet Tronstad's favorite childhood memories is of borrowing Zane Gray novels from her grandfather's bookshelf.

"There probably weren't more than fifty titles there," she recalls. "It was only a shelf of old books in the back bedroom. But it was the call to adventure for me. I still remember what it felt like to start reading a new book. It's the same excitement I feel today when I start writing a new book."

Janet, one of five children, grew up on a family farm near Fort Shaw, Montana, a small town with a population of fewer than 200. This small town and the thriving church she attended have been an inspiration for her popular Dry Creek series of novels published by the Steeple Hill line.

"People respond to the characters I have in my Dry Creek series," says Janet, "and a lot of that is because of the sense of community they share. I think we all hunger to be in a place where people know us and accept us."

Janet likes to write books that show people struggling with issues in their life and in their faith. "We all struggle," she says. "That's why we like to read about other people who are facing problems."

In addition to the Dry Creek series, Janet is also currently writing books that are set in urban locations.

"The rural-urban switch is one I've been conscious of in my own life since I grew up on a farm and then, with graduate school and various jobs, lived in several large cities before settling in Pasadena, California," says Janet. "I often have a character that grew up in a small town and just moved to a big city or the other way around."

Inherupcoming novel Going to the Chapel, Janet writes about a young woman who grew up in the relatively small town of Blythe, California, and then moved to Hollywood, hoping to find not only an exciting job but also the respect of her family.

Janet holds a master's degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin and was published in various national magazines before she started writing fiction.

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Dropped Stitches Wedding (Harlequin Historical Series) 3.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 27 reviews.
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PUDGIE More than 1 year ago
Janet Tronstad writes a great story. Don't hesitate to purchase or read this one. Pudgie
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Cancer survivors...bonded by knitting through their councelor, they stay together and support each other through life as it comes to them. Pasadena setting was interesting.
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Young women who are cancer survivors strive to get beyond the fear and move forward in their lives. The joy of life becomes theirs through love, compassion and a very special bond with one another as they launch into life after cancer. I'll be looking forward to more novels by the very talented Janet Tronstad.
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