afternoon, Julia Evarts and her five-year-old daughter, Gracie, arrive home to
find an unexpected gift on the front porch: a homemade loaf of Amish Friendship
Bread and a simple note: I hope you enjoy it. Also included are a bag of
starter, instructions on how to make the bread herself, and a request to share
it with others.
reeling from a personal tragedy that left her estranged from the sister who was
once her best friend, Julia remains at a loss as to how to move on with her
life. She’d just as soon toss the anonymous gift, but to make Gracie happy, she
agrees to bake the bread.
Julia meets two newcomers to the small town of Avalon, Illinois, she sparks a
connection by offering them her extra bread starter. Widow Madeline Davis is
laboring to keep her tea salon afloat while Hannah Wang de Brisay, a famed
concert cellist, is at a crossroads, her career and marriage having come to an
abrupt end. In the warm kitchen of Madeline’s tea salon, the three women forge
a friendship that will change their lives forever.
no time, everyone in Avalon is baking Amish Friendship Bread. But even as the
town unites for a benevolent cause and Julia becomes ever closer to her new
friends, she realizes the profound necessity of confronting the painful past
she shares with her sister. Download and start listening now!