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Ann H. Gabhart

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Lawrenceburg, KY, The United States
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Ann H. Gabhart grew up on a farm in Kentucky. At the age of ten, she started dreaming of writing stories others would want to read. That dream has come true as she's published over thirty-five novels. She and her husband have three children married to three beautiful in-law children who have gifted her nine grandchildren. She still lives on a farm not far from where she grew up. She loves playing with her grandkids, walking with her dogs, reading, and, of course, writing. Her Shaker books, set in her fictional Shaker village of Harmony Hill in the 1800's, are popular with readers. The Outsider was a Christian Fiction Book Award Finalist in 2009. Her Heart of Hollyhill books are Small Town, America books set in the 1960's. Angel Sister, a Ro ...more

The Power of a Dad

The power of a dad in a child’s life is unmatched. ~Justin Ricklefs

It’s Father’s Day on the longest daylight day of the year, the summer solstice. That just gives us extra time to celebrate our dads. I hope you had a good dad the way I did. My dad was a farmer. His father was a farmer and his grandfathers were farmers. He grew up in a rural area when most everybody who lived around his

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“Forgiveness requires a sacrifice of pride. A humbling of the spirit. An increase of selfless love. A time when you allow others' feelings to be more important than your own.”
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These two got the second most votes for May's second book of the month - we need to break the tie to see which will be our second read in May!

Secrets (The Michelli Family Series #1) by Kristen Heitzmann Secrets by Kristen Heitzmann
 
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Ann Gabhart Carole wrote: "Thanks for friending me, Ann.

I became a fan of your writing several years ago when I read The Scent of Lilacs. One of my favorite sources of book recommendations is CBD's "new & recommended" pag..."


Thanks so much, Carole. Those were nice words to hear from you. I really enjoyed my Hollyhill characters and I'm so happy that Revell Books is re-issuing Scent of Lilacs with a new cover. Hoping other readers will discover it the way you did and get to know Jocie and friends. If you liked that book, you might like Angel Sister if you haven't read it yet.


Carole Jarvis Thanks for friending me, Ann.

I became a fan of your writing several years ago when I read The Scent of Lilacs. One of my favorite sources of book recommendations is CBD's "new & recommended" page, which is where I discovered your book. The Scent of Lilacs had a style and character depth beyond anything I had found in the Christian market, and it remains one of my very favorites.


Janie  R. Thanks for adding me as your friend! I am enjoying the 1st book of your Shaker series-The Outsider.


Ashlyn Thank-you for the friendship!
Have a wonderful Day!

-Ashlyn


message 2: by Ann

Ann Gabhart Thanks, Ellen. Hope you enjoy the story if you read one of my books. A Christian thriller sounds interesting. I'll have to check out your book list. Hope you're having a productive and blessed day.

Ann


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Ellen Maze Hi Ann! I am looking forward to reading one of your novels. I write Christian Thrillers and these books of yours will be a wonderful respite. Have a blessed day! Ellen C Maze

My newest thriller: The Judging: The Corescu Chronicles Book One


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