Sinda Shull has secrets from her past which are the reason she feels she can never marry. When Sinda moves next door to widower Glen Olsen and his daughter, Tara, she struggles to leave the past behind. Sinda's home business keeps her hands busy, but Glen's neighborly gestures occupy most of her thoughts. Glen is drawn to Sinda believing it's his responsibility to do the neighborly thing and befriend her. His daughter, though, has other plans. The would-be detective tries to prove that Sinda is up to no good - and Tara does everything she can to keep her father and Sinda apart.
About the Author
Wanda’s ancestors were part of the Anabaptist faith, and her novels are based on personal research intended to accurately portray the Amish way of life. Her books are well-read and trusted by many Amish, who credit her for giving readers a deeper understanding of the people and their customs.
When Wanda visits her Amish friends, she finds herself drawn to their peaceful lifestyle, sincerity, and close family ties. Wanda enjoys photography, ventriloquism, gardening, bird-watching, beachcombing, and spending time with her family. She and her husband, Richard, have been blessed with two grown children, six grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.
To learn more about Wanda, visit her website at www.wandabrunstetter.com.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
THE NEIGHBORLY THING BY WANDA BRUNSTETTER (Washington #2) HEARTSONG SERIES Sinda Shull has secrets from her past that makes her feels that she could never be married. Sinda moves from Seattle to the town of Elmwood, where she buys an old home and opens up a doll hospital. Glen Olsen, a widower, and his daughter Tara live next door to Sinda. Glen feels that he should be a good neighbor and do the "neighborly thing" and help his new neighbor out and to become her friend. Young Tara has other plans though, she plays would-be-detective to find out what Sinda is up to, as Tara thinks that she is up to no good and hiding something. The more time Sinda and Glen spend together the more they realize that they have feelings for each other,and Tara will stop at nothing to keep the two apart. Will Sinda be able to open up to Glen about her past and let it go. Will she be able to learn to trust and love Glen. Will Tara be able to learn to love her neighbor and stop "spying" on her. I found The Neighborly Thing to be a very enjoyable read and would highly recommend it