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Cynthia Ruchti tells stories hemmed-in-Hope through her novels and novellas, nonfiction books and devotionals, and through speaking for women's and writers' events. Her books have been recognized by many top industry readers', reviewers', library, retailer, and other honors. Cynthia is the Professional Relations Liaison for American Christian Fiction Writers (ACFW) and a literary agent with Books & Such Literary Management. She and her plot-tweaking husband live in the heart of Wisconsin, not far from their three children and five (to date) grandchildren.

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Cynthia Ruchti I'm currently working on a devotional book of encouragement for those whose parents are aging. Tough topic. Treating it tenderly.
Cynthia Ruchti Karen, I almost always say, "The last one I wrote," because I really do endeavor to grow as a writer with each book. So the next one should be…moreKaren, I almost always say, "The last one I wrote," because I really do endeavor to grow as a writer with each book. So the next one should be stronger and even more compelling--a new favorite! Some of the books I write are more personal to me than others. But I think I'll go reread them all so I can figure out my current favorite. :)(less)
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They Almost Always Come Home

3.75 avg rating — 1,706 ratings — published 2009 — 13 editions
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As Waters Gone By

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An Endless Christmas

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All My Belongings

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A Fragile Hope

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When the Morning Glory Blooms

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Song of Silence

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Restoring Christmas

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"Love this book!!

Rutchi's book is filled with adventure, scripture and mystery with a constant reminder that Jesus is with us no matter what life brings. "
A Door County Christmas by Eileen Key
"Delightful romances with interesting characters and settings. Each story is sweet and heartwarming. Very enjoyable!"
As My Parents Age by Cynthia Ruchti
" The Kindle version of the updated version of A Door County Christmas is available for a limited time for 99 cents! Don't miss this fun romantic comedy ...more "
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Restoring Christmas by Cynthia Ruchti
""Impossible. So that meant God had an idea when Alexis didn't."

When interior designer Alexis Blake won the opportunity to enter an eight week long "Restoring Christmas" home redesign contest, she was full of possibilities. . . . until, she met her..." Read more of this review »
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“If that's what you believe the Lord is calling you to do, then you can be confident He'll go ahead of you.”
Cynthia Ruchti, They Almost Always Come Home

“Hope Lives Here. Even Here.”
Cynthia Ruchti, As Waters Gone By

“Sometimes caring feels like spoiling. Gratitude evens things out.”
Cynthia Ruchti

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This is our poll for November's Books of the Month - the two with the most votes will be our reads!

The Girl From the Train by Irma Joubert The Girl From the Train by Irma Joubert
 
  6 votes 23.1%

From a Distance (Timber Ridge Reflections, #1) by Tamera Alexander From a Distance by Tamera Alexander
 
  6 votes 23.1%

Sit, Stay, Love by Dana Mentink Sit, Stay, Love by Dana Mentink
 
  4 votes 15.4%

Same Kind of Different as Me by Ron Hall Same Kind of Different as Me by Ron Hall
 
  3 votes 11.5%

The Hidden Altar by Jeff Shelnutt The Hidden Altar by Jeff Shelnutt
 
  2 votes 7.7%

The Fragrance of Geraniums (A Time of Grace, #1) by Alicia G. Ruggieri The Fragrance of Geraniums by Alicia G. Ruggieri
 
  2 votes 7.7%

They Almost Always Come Home by Cynthia Ruchti They Almost Always Come Home by Cynthia Ruchti
 
  1 vote 3.8%

Refuge of the Heart by Ruth Logan Herne Refuge of the Heart by Ruth Logan Herne
 
  1 vote 3.8%

The Confessions of X by Suzanne M. Wolfe The Confession of X by Suzanne M. Wolfe
 
  1 vote 3.8%

Family Wanted by Renee Andrews Family Wanted by Renee Andrews
 
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“Properly practiced, knitting soothes the troubled spirit, and it doesn't hurt the untroubled spirit either.”
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“Hope Lives Here. Even Here.”
Cynthia Ruchti, As Waters Gone By

“Atticus told me to delete the adjectives and I'd have the facts.”
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

“Wouldn’t one think that the forgiven would be quickest to forgive others? That the redeemed would fall over one another in their rush to carry the song of deliverance to those who had yet to hear its calming melody?”
Cynthia Ruchti, When the Morning Glory Blooms

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Sally Chambers Thanks for your friendship on Goodreads, Cynthia.

Sally


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Peg Brantley So good to see you here! xoxo


Bradley I hope you are having a good day! =)

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Deborah Piccurelli Hi Cynthia, Thanks for the invite. I haven't had a chance to post on here for a while, but hope to get back to it soon. If I could just get organized . . .


Margaret Daley It's so good to see you here.
Margaret


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