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  • Beth Wiseman

    Falling in love can only mean trouble for an Englisch girl and an Amish boy… unless there’s another way for them to listen to their hearts.   Englischer Natalie Collins looks forward to Friday night suppers at Levi and Mary Shetler’s house every week: delicious food, wonderful conversation with her Amish friends, and, best of all, the presence of Levi’s older brother Lucas. Natalie and Lucas have become best friends despite their different backgrounds. They share a love of books, and he is teaching her about God in a way that she can understand. But the closer they become, the more opinions everyone seems to have. Levi and Mary,...read more

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    Romance is in the air, old-fashioned courtship is alive and well, and love is an eternal promise. Healing Hearts by Beth Wiseman: 'He left to find himself. She found her way without him. Now Levina and Naaman Lapp are together again, feeling miles apart. Although coming home was the right thing to do, Naaman must regain the trust and respect of his wife who, in his absence, has learned to trust God like never before. Could it be that their prior years together have simply been a preface to a greater love than they have ever known?' What the Heart Sees by Kathleen Fuller: 'When Ellie Chupp loses her sight in an accident – and then her boyfriend shortly after that – she...read more

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    Always Beautiful by Beth Wiseman: Becky Byler is eighteen and overweight. She is overwhelmed by the embarrassment she feels when comparing herself to other girls her age. Having lost all hope, she considers taking her own life. As she stands before rushing water, unable to swim, Becky begs God for a miracle. In just several months, Becky sees her prayers answered as food and temptation lose their hold over her. She’s finally pleased with how she looks, but does she like the person she has become? And has the man she has dreamed of been right beside her all along, loving her exactly as she is? Always His Providence by Ruth Reid: Widow Rosa Hostetler has one month to pay her...read more

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    Rooted in Love by Beth Wiseman: Rosemary Lantz is doing her best to run her family’s household. She excels at all her tasks except one: gardening. Saul Petersheim has pursued her for years, but Rosemary keeps turning him down. What Saul doesn’t know is that she has a good reason, but it's something no one can know — especially him. Flowers for Rachael by Kathleen Fuller: Rachael Bontrager’s flower garden is beautiful, but she’s lonely. Gideon Beiler fell in love with her almost at first sight. One day Rachael finds her garden in shambles, but she won’t accept Gideon’s offers of help. She must learn that she doesn’t have to do...read more

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    Second Christmas is a time of family, fun, and tradition in Amish communities. Come celebrate this special time with four heartwarming Amish romances. When Christmas Comes Again, by Beth Wiseman: Katherine knows the first Christmas without Elias will be hard for her and the children. But when a mysterious Englischer appears with photographs of her late husband, Katherine begins to wonder what other blessings Christmas could have in store. A Gift for Anne Marie, by Kathleen Fuller: Anne Marie and Nathaniel have been best friends since they were kids. Now things are evolving . . . in ways everyone else predicted long ago. But when her mother suddenly decides to remarry in another...read more

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    Tiny fingers, Tiny toes . . . and lives that will never be the same. Journey with four families whose lives are about to change forever. In His Father's Arms by Beth Wiseman: Ruth Anne Zook is excited that she and her best friend are due with their children the same week. But when Ruth Anne’s baby is born with Down Syndrome, she and her husband struggle to understand God’s plan. A Son for Always by Amy Clipston: Carolyn and her husband Joshua are thrilled to be pregnant with their first child. A teenager when she had her son Benjamin, Carolyn still feels obligated to work to secure Ben’s future, even though Josh...read more

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    A Legacy of Love by Amy Clipston Local volunteer fire fighter Leon King agrees to repair his ex-girlfriend Susie Bontrager’s grandparents’ antique rocking chairs for her future home with her fiance and is forced to acknowledge that his feelings for her have not quite gone away. As Susie spends time with Leon, she begins to recognize she is marrying the wrong man for all the wrong reasons. The Cedar Chest by Beth Wiseman Decades after inheriting her great grandmother’s cedar chest, Emma Fisher decides to pry it open only to discover a beautiful love story in the form of letters between her great grandparents. But as Emma immerses herself in their story,...read more

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    From bestselling authors Beth Wiseman, Amy Clipston, Kathleen Fuller, and Ruth Reid comes An Amish Home, a beautiful collection of four novellas that spread the warmth of an Amish living with every word. A Cup Half Full by Beth Wiseman Sarah Lantz always dreamed of the perfect home, the perfect husband, the perfect family. When she married Abram, she knew she was on her way to securing her perfect life. But all of that changes in one moment when an accident leaves her unable to walk and confined to a wheelchair, dashing all of her dreams. As Abram starts to transform their home, Sarah begins a transformation in her spirit, and she begins, once again, to see her cup as half...read more

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    Celebrate Christmas with four Amish romances. A Choice To Forgive by Beth Wiseman. After Daniel disappeared that long-ago Christmas Eve, Lydia built a life with his brother. But now she’s a widow and Daniel has reappeared, asking for forgiveness. Can she go back to her normal life with her long-lost love as her neighbor? A Miracle for Miriam by Kathleen Fuller. Seth is no longer the arrogant young man who shattered Miriam's confidence and broke her heart. Will he be able to show “plain” Miriam that she is truly beautiful to him? One Child by Barbara Cameron. The birth of one child forever changed the world two thousand years ago. On a snowy Christmas night in...read more

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    Their love of forbidden music brings them together, but it could be what tears them apart. Musical prodigy Levi Shetler hasn’t touched a piano since he secretly played one many years ago. His strict Amish community forbids instruments or the singing of any music not in their approved songbook. Levi asks God often why music tempts him when playing an instrument isn’t allowed in his world.  One person knows Levi’s talents: Mary Hershberger, the girl who promised years ago to keep his secret. Mary comes from a more liberal district than Levi, but she’s facing family troubles of her own. The mutual care for an aging Englischer, Adeline, reunites Mary...read more

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    Can Samuel and Lydia find love in their marriage of convenience?  Lydia still can’t believe that she is Mrs. Samuel Bontrager. Or that she is seventeen with  a six-month-old daughter. As Baby Mattie grows fussier by the day, Lydia wonders how she will survive a lifetime of marriage to a man she doesn’t love—at least not in the way she wants.  Samuel knows that he and Lydia did the right thing by marrying when Lydia became pregnant. He has even grown to love Lydia, though he never seems able to say the words out loud. What if she doesn’t love him back? After all, she pushes him away whenever he tries to draw closer.  When Lydia and Samuel...read more

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    Three heartwarming tales of old friends and new beginnings that span one year in an Amish community. A Change of Heart by Beth Wiseman Leah is no good at cooking, cleaning, sewing, gardening-the skills that young women need to make a proper Amish wife. All she wants to do is write stories, but she's sincerely tired of being a disappointment. Will she ever find someone who accepts her just as she is? And can an almost-Amish angel in red polka dots help her find her way? A Place of His Own by Kathleen Fuller When Josiah left Paradise the first time, he didn't even say good-bye. Now he's back, ten years later, and he's changed. Why is he so distant and bitter? Where is the boy who...read more

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    Happily ever after begins today. The honor of your presence is requested at three summer weddings . . . A June Bride by Marybeth Whalen Wynne Hardy never thought she’d get engaged on a reality TV show, but when she met Andy the two of them hit it off. Now he’s asked her to marry him, and they’re all set to wed on live TV in a seaside ceremony. But just as Wynne thinks all her dreams are coming true, her ex-boyfriend walks back into her life at the worst possible time. Steve broke her heart years ago, and she’s still sorting through her feelings for him. Will Wynne go through with her televised wedding and be the perfect June bride the network is looking...read more

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    No Place Like Home by Amy Clipston: Estranged daughter Eva Dienner has been staying with her in-laws, the Riehls, since her husband was killed in a fire, but now she wants her son to meet his maternal grandparents. Upon her return, Eva meets the man her parents always intended for her. When Love Returns by Beth Wiseman: Hurricane Harvey forces Sarah Zook to return to the home she fled six years ago. Upon her return, Abram King can think of nothing but the pain she caused him-until he realizes that he never really stopped loving Sarah. The Courage to Love by Shelley Shepard Gray: After the death of her Englisch husband, Irene Keim seeks a fresh start by staying with her new friends Mary...read more

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    Four sweet stories about reuniting with the ones you love.   Their True Home by Amy Clipston When Marlene Bawell moved from Bird-in-Hand ten years ago, she was in the deepest of mourning for her mother. Now her family has moved back so her father can seek employment after being laid off. To help save money, Marlene works at the hardware store owned by Rudy Swarey’s father. She knew Rudy growing up and had a secret crush on him, though he never seemed to notice her. But just as a friendship between them begins to blossom, her life is once again turned upside down. Will Marlene ever have a chance to find her own true home? A Reunion of Hearts by Beth...read more

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    Winter Kisses by Beth Wiseman Three generations of Stoltzfus women are all living under the same roof. At twenty-five, Naomi has never been married, and both her mother, Barbara, and her grandmother, Ruth, have recently been widowed. Each nursing broken or lonely hearts, they also each have potential suitors. When a storm on Christmas Eve forces the three couples to take shelter in the basement of the Stotlzfus homestead, secrets are revealed, hearts are opened, and all three potential grooms drop to their knees for very different reasons—a proposal, a prayer, and an epiphany. The Christmas Cat by Amy Clipston Emma Bontrager is spending her first Christmas alone...read more

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    From bestselling authors in the Amish genre come four delicious stories perfect for celebrating love, joy, and the holiday season. Cookies and Cheer by Amy Clipston Alyssa Byler wants to build a sugar cookie nativity scene for her bakery’s Christmas window display—all she needs is the right cookie cutters. She turns to handsome blacksmith Kyle Smoker. Using Kyle’s handmade cutters, Alyssa created a striking display that brings more customers than she can handle. She soon realizes she’s been too busy to focus on the true meaning of Christmas—and too distracted to explore her feelings for Kyle. Together, they put aside the holiday rush to celebrate the...read more

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    Under the Harvest Moon by Beth Wiseman: When Naomi Dienner is suddenly widowed, she never expects to find love again . . . until she meets Brock Mulligan, an English family friend hired at harvest time. Will God open Naomi's heart-and give Brock his own second chance at love? Love and Buggy Rides by Amy Clipston: Janie Lantz is a cashier at Lancaster Souvenirs and Buggy Rides, where Jonathan Stoltfuz is a buggy driver. A frightening accident brings Janie and Jonathan together in a blossoming friendship, yet daunting obstacles stand between them and something deeper. Mischief in the Autumn Air by Vannetta Chapman: When items start going above market value at his auction house, Eli Wittmer...read more

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    The Amish kitchen is the heart of the home – and the ideal setting for stories of love and hope.  Fall in Paradise, Pennsylvania, always brings a brisk change in the weather. This season also ushers in unexpected visitors, new love, and renewed hope for three women. Fern has a green thumb for growing healing herbs, but longs for love to bloom in her life. Then the next-door neighbor’s oldest son, Abram, comes running into Fern’s kitchen seeking help for his little sister. The crisis soon leads to a promise of romance — until mistrust threatens to end their growing attraction. Nearby, Hannah runs her parents’ bed and breakfast, Paradise Inn — but her...read more

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    Miriam secretly vows to follow Saul no matter what the future holds. She never thought that future might take them away from their Amish community. Miriam Raber could have her pick of any of the eligible bachelors in Lancaster County. But she only has eyes for one . . . Saul Fisher. He captured her heart years ago, and she’s never looked back. Even when rumors circulate that Saul may leave their Amish community to pursue a once-in-a-lifetime apprenticeship, Miriam makes a bold assertion: she will stand by him, whether he stays or he goes. Saul Fisher has experienced an inordinate amount of loss in his short life. Raising his two brothers and caring for a grieving father who privately...read more