Escape the helter-skelter of the modern culture and join software creator Annie Friesen, hiding at the home of an Amishman. With her high-tech career in jeopardy, Annie runs from fast-paced Colorado Springs—and straight into the hospitality of San Luis Valley’s Amish community. There she meets cabinetmaker Rufus Beiler, and the more time she spends with him, the more attracted she becomes. When Annie finds she shares a common ancestor with Rufus, she feels both cultures colliding within her. But is her love for Rufus strong enough for her to give up the only life she’s ever known? Continue reading
From bestselling author Jerry Eicher (more than 350,000 books sold) and his wife, Tina, comes this warm and inviting peek into an Amish kitchen, complete with recipes, Amish proverbs, and a dash of Amish humor. Readers will laugh, pray, and eat robustly with The Amish Family Cookbook at their side. Continue reading
Gideon Fisher wants one thing out of life — to be left alone. This is not the Amish way, but he’s devastated after the death of his wife and son to the point of losing his faith. He buys a farm on the outskirts of the district and pulls away from his community. But when a freak spring snowstorm brings a beautiful Englisher to his farm, what choice does Gideon have but to let her in? Continue reading
Olivia Newport Creates a Riveting Love Story That Transcends All Generations A woman searches for protection and discovers a new life and love amid the Amish in Accidentally Amish, book one in Olivia Newport’s new series Valley of Choices, releasing October 2012. With her high-tech career in jeopardy, Annie Friesen runs from fast-paced Colorado Springs—and straight into the hospitality of San Luis Valley’s Amish community. There she meets cabinetmaker Rufus Beiler, and the more time she spends with him, the more attracted she becomes. When Annie finds she shares a common ancestor with Rufus, she feels both cultures colliding within … Continue reading
A Mennonite’s faith is tested as she searches for her true hero in book three of the Plain City Bridesmaids series, Something Blue releasing August 2012. Continue reading
Readers travel to Plain City, Ohio, to witness the Mennonite and English cultures clash in Something Old. Due to release in August 2011, Something Old is book one of Dianne Christner’s new series, Plain City Bridesmaids. Continue reading
The Half-Stitched Amish Quilting Clubby Wanda E. Brunstetter Genre: Christian Amish Fiction Pages: 320 Trade Paperback Date Published: April 2012 Publisher: Barbour Books Amish widow Emma Yoder’s first quilt class brings the most unlikely people together. There’s Star, a young woman yearning for stability; Pam and Stuart Johnston, a struggling couple at odds in their marriage; Paul Ramirez, a widower hoping to find solace in finishing a quilt; Jan Sweet, a rough and tough biker doing some creative community service; and Ruby Lee Williams, a preacher’s wife looking for relaxation when parish problems mount. But as these beginning quilters learn … Continue reading
A moving and inspirational novel about the power of faith, family and above all, love, as a young Amish man must turn to his Englisch neighbor for help after a devastating tragedy. Continue reading
Come home to Hickory Hollow, Pennsylvania–the beloved setting where Beverly Lewis’ celebrated Amish novels began–with new characters and new stories of drama, romance, and the ties that draw people together. Continue reading
An exciting new Amish-meets-Wild West adventure from bestselling authors Lori Copeland and Virginia Smith weaves an entertaining and romantic tale for devoted fans and new readers.
Kansas,1881—On a trip to visit relatives, Emma Switzer’s Amish family is robbed of all their possessions, leaving them destitute and stranded on the prairie. Walking into the nearest trading settlement, they pray to the Lord for someone to help. When a man lands in the dust at her feet, Emma looks down at him and thinks, The Lord might have cleaned him up first.
Luke Carson, heading up his first cattle drive, is not planning on being the answer to anyone’s prayers, but it looks as though God has something else in mind for this kind and gentle man. Plain and rugged—do the two mix? And what happens when a dedicated Amish woman and a stubborn trail boss prove to be each other’s match? Continue reading
Annie Beiler is a spunky schoolteacher, but she’s been struggling ever since Luke, the man she is promised to, “jumped the fence,” and leaves the Amish of Seymour community. Annie has caught the eye of Joshua Esh, who’s moved to Missouri from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, as part of a “man swap” meant to bring new blood into Seymour. Disheartened to discover that Annie is promised to another, Josh fills his social calendar with singings and frolics, taking a different girl home from every event — much to Annie’s dismay. When Luke returns to “claim” Annie, Josh decides to literally fight him for her affections. Add to the mix a buggy accident and forced marriage, and the normally a peace-loving Amish of Seymour community explodes.
Lovers of Amish fiction will quickly sign on as fans of award-winning author Murray Pura as they keep turning the pages of this exciting new historical romance set in 1917 during America’s participation in World War I. Continue reading