The Keeper: A Novel (Stoney Ridge Seasons Series)

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And that you have as much fun reading it as Sammy and I had writing it. VWZ: I have a whole chapter on that question too! Manchester, MI: Sermon on the Mount Publishing, 2014. They spurn hired help, perhaps for two or more reasons. Ex-Communication.--One of the take-offs of the Amish from the Catholic church, was its right to ex-communicate any of its members for infractions of conduct or church discipline.

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Publisher: Brilliance Audio; Library edition (January 2, 2012)

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