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Always A Wedding Planner$14.99Add to cart
Love Is Only Business for 4 Wedding Planners
Discover how keeping secrets from each other threatens four women’s friendships, wedding business, and own ability to find love in Loveland, Colorado.
Business partners Felicity Anderson, the cake baker; Kiki Bell, the seamstress; Cassie Blackthorn, the coordinator; and Chef Saffron Delarosa are best of friends in a town that is a romantic wedding destination for many couples-who work together at Weddings by Design to make every bride’s special day perfect. Could each falling into their own romance be the key to working out their differences and learning to trust each other-and God-with their futures?
Blackberry Beach : A Hope Harbor Novel$16.99Add to cart
Katherine Parker is on the cusp of having everything she ever wanted–fame, money, and acclaim. So why isn’t she happy? In search of answers, she comes incognito to Hope Harbor on the Oregon coast for some R&R. Maybe in her secluded rental house overlooking the serene Pacific she’ll be able to calm the storm inside.
Coffee shop owner Zach Garrett has found his niche after a traumatic loss–and he has no plans to change the life he’s created. Nor does he want to get involved with his reticent new neighbor, whose past is shrouded in mystery. He’s had enough drama to last a lifetime. But when Katherine and Zach are recruited to help rehab a home for foster children, sparks fly. And as their lives begin to intersect, might they find more common ground than they expected . . . and discover that, with love, all things are possible?
Bestselling and award-winning author Irene Hannon invites you to come home to Hope Harbor–where hearts heal . . . and love blooms.
Brides Of Webster County$17.99Add to cart
The Brides of Webster County Look past the idyllic countryside and meet four Missouri women who are struggling to conform to the expectations of their Amish community and to trust God when life hands them unexpected challenges of widowhood, parenting, careers, and dating.Going Home Faith Stutzman Andrews left her Amish community ten years ago to pursue a career as a comedian. Now widowed, she suddenly reappears on her parents’ doorstep with her six-year-old daughter in tow. Which dream will Faith ultimately choose-that of having the career she’s always wanted or the family she’s never really had?On Her Own Recently widowed Barbara Zook is struggling to raise her four young boys and manage the family harness shop on her own. When two men offer their aid to this beautiful woman in need, Barbara wonders what God has in mind. Will she find a new love or be forced into a marriage of convenience?Dear to Me Melinda Andrews loves two things-the Amish man Gabe Swartz and the animals she helps to heal. When Melissa considers becoming a vet, she knows she must choose between two worlds. Will Melinda stay with Gabe and become an Amish fraa or pursue her dream and be shunned by family and friends forever?Allison’s Journey a-Allison Troyer is sent to Missouri to learn how to run an Amish household. Can she find her way among strangers? Aaron Zook, a confirmed bachelor, can’t help but be drawn to Allison, especially when a ne’er-do-well seems determined to win her heart. Which direction will Allison’s journey take?
Blended Quilt$12.99Add to cart
Will pursuing Sadie’s dreams mean leaving a romance behind?
Sadie Kuhns has a lot happening in her life. She is creating a unique quilt by blending a traditional Amish pattern with a Hawaiian pattern as a tribute to her time spent in the islands, and she is working on a self-published book. But her relationship with Wyman Kauffman has stagnated after six months of courtship. He can’t seem to commit to a profession that would secure a future, and he is jealous of the time Sadie gives to her own pursuits. Is there really any reason to drag this courtship out? Only time will tell in this new novel from New York Times bestselling author Wanda E. Brunstetter, writing with her daughter-in-law Jean Brunstetter.
Twice As Nice Amish Romance Collection$14.99Add to cart
Two Are Better than One
Twin sisters, Elma and Thelma Hochstetler do everything together. They live together, they run a general store in Indiana together, and they are growing old together-neither one marrying young like their peers. But that could change if one of them marries.
The Lopsided Christmas Cake
A baking flop still manages to earn high bids from admiring bachelors at an Amish charity auction when Elma and Thelma recreate their grandmother’s Christmas cake recipe in front of a live audience. Will the highest bidder also win a sister’s heart?
The Farmers’ Market Mishap
Still single Elma wonders if she is just too picky to find love. Through a mishap at the farmers’ market, Elma meets Ben Wagler and instantly likes him. But Elma has tried long-distance dating before, and it bound to end badly.
Loves Pure Light$14.99Add to cart
Be transported to unique time periods as you follow a treasured family nativity set through four generations of the Shepherd family.
While Shepherds Watch Are Keeping by Susanne Dietze
This Christmas, Pastor Seth Shepherd has little to offer his flock of congregants in their time of need until Jessalyn Grant, a mysterious newcomer, comes to his aid.
The Wise Guy and the Star by Shannon McNear
Charleston, South Carolina, to Kansas City, Missouri, 1919
While journeying by train, Stella Shepherd befriends war veteran Nat Wise. She helps him find renewed faith in God, but could he also be the answer to the wanderings of her own heart?
On Angel Wings by Janine Rosche
Kansas City, Missouri, 1945
Elodie Wise plans a fundraising ball with the help of her friend Benjamin Gabriel. But can she look past the swanky Hollywood headliner to see the man who truly loves her?
Making Room at the Inn by Deborah Raney
Cape Girardeau, Missouri, Present Day
Benjie Gabriel thinks the chef’s position she’s just taken at an award-winning bed and breakfast is temporary-just a stepping stone. The B&B’s owner, Trevor Keye, thinks the same. Will five months be long enough for them to figure out that what they’ve each been longing for, praying for, is right beneath their noses?
When We Were Young$16.99Add to cart
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Karen Kingsbury comes a classic story about second chances, featuring the beloved Baxter family and a young father who finds his whole world turned upside down on the eve of his divorce.
What if you could see into the future and know what will happen tomorrow, if you really walk out that door today. Pay attention. Life is not a dress rehearsal.
From their first meeting, to their stunning engagement and lavish wedding, to their happily-ever-after, Noah and Emily Carter seemed meant to be. They have a special kind of love–and they want the world to know. More than a million adoring fans have followed their lives on Instagram since the day Noah publicly proposed to Emily. But behind the carefully staged photos and encouraging posts, their life is anything but a fairytale, and Noah’s obsession with social media has ruined everything.
Distraught, Emily reaches out to her friend Kari Baxter Taylor and tells her the truth: Noah and Emily have decided to call it quits. He is leaving in the morning.
But when Noah wakes the next day, everything is different. Emily is gone and the kids are years older. Like Scrooge in A Christmas Carol, bizarre and strange events continue throughout the night so that Noah is certain he’s twenty years older, and he is desperate for a second chance.
Now it would take a miracle to return to yesterday.
When We Were Young is a rare and beautiful love story that takes place in a single day. It’s about knowing what tomorrow will bring if you really walk out that door today–and the gift of being able to choose differently.
Forgotten Road : A Novel$15.99Add to cart
The second novel in the New York Times bestselling trilogy from Richard Paul Evans about a man on an inspirational pilgrimage across Route 66 to find his way back to himself.
Chicago celebrity and successful pitchman Charles James is supposed to be dead. Everyone believes he was killed in a fiery plane crash. But thanks to a remarkable twist of fate, he’s very much alive and ready for a second chance at life–and love. Narrowly escaping death has brought Charles some clarity: the money, the fame, the fast cars–none of it was making him happy. The last time he was happy– truly happy–was when he was married to his ex-wife Monica, before their connection was destroyed by his ambition and greed.
Charles decides to embark on an epic quest: He will walk the entire length of Route 66, from Chicago to California, where he hopes to convince Monica to give him another shot. Along the way, Charles is immersed in the deep and rich history of one of America’s most iconic highways. But the greater journey he finds is the one he takes in his heart as he meets people along the road who will change his perspective on the world. But will his transformation be enough to earn redemption?
Best Family Ever$17.99Add to cart
Much-loved storyteller Karen Kingsbury’s Baxter Family books have captured the hearts of millions who have come to think of the Baxter family as their own. Now Karen Kingsbury and her son Tyler Russell tell the childhood stories of the beloved Baxter children–Brooke, Kari, Ashley, Erin, and Luke–to inspire and entertain younger readers.
Brooke is the perfect older sister. For that reason, Kari and Ashley work hard to make their parents just as proud of them as they are of Brooke. Each girl has her own talents. Brooke is an excellent student. Kari is a great soccer player. Ashley, a talented artist. And they are always there for each other. But when the news comes that Dr. Baxter is moving the family from Ann Arbor to Bloomington, Indiana, and the Baxters need to leave the only home and friends they’ve ever known, no one is happy. Saying goodbye is hard but the family still has what’s most important–their faith and their love for each other.
The first book in the Baxter Family Children series, #1 New York Times bestselling author Karen Kingsbury and Tyler Russell tell the story of what it was like to grow up in the Baxter family, the best family ever.
Sandpiper Cove : A Hope Harbor Novel (Reprinted)$16.00Add to cart
Hope Harbor police chief Lexie Graham has plenty on her plate raising her son alone and dealing with a sudden rash of petty theft and vandalism in her coastal Oregon hometown. As a result, she has zero time for extracurricular activities–including romance. Ex-con Adam Stone isn’t looking for love either–but how ironic is it that the first woman to catch his eye is a police chief? Yet wishing for things that can never be is foolish.
Nevertheless, when Lexie enlists Adam’s help to keep a young man from falling into a life of crime, sparks begin to fly. And as they work together, it soon becomes apparent that God may have a different–and better–future planned for them than either could imagine.
Lauded by Library Journal as a master at character development, Irene Hannon welcomes readers back to this charming Oregon seaside village where hearts heal–and love blooms.
Long Way Gone$25.99Add to cart
Cooper O’Connor was a long way from home-both geographically and from the damage he caused. Now that he’s back, is healing possible? At the age of eighteen, singer/songwriter Cooper O’Connor thumbed his nose at his dad, stole most everything he held dear, and made his way to Nashville . . . where he promptly lost everything. After five difficult years, he fell in love with Daley Cross, an angelic voice in need of a song. As their friendship grows and he realizes his love for her, he’s framed for a crime, shot, and left to die in a house on fire. Miraculously, he survives but the damage is severe: he can no longer sing or play music. He quietly returns home to the mountains of Colorado, hoping to answer the questions that plague him. With forgiveness and reconciliation a distant dream, Cooper searches for a way to use his gifts for others-always hoping that somewhere along the way redemption will come within reach.
Open : Get Ready For The Adventure Of A Lifetime$15.99Add to cart
You’ve accepted the invitation. Are you ready to take the next step?
From the New York Times bestselling author of Dinner with a Perfect Stranger, Open will forever change the way you think about faith.
It wasn’t the end of the world. It was just the end of Emma Jameson’s world. Fresh off the heels of a devastating breakup and floundering in her career, Emma is struggling to come to grips with why God allows so much pain in our lives, why He seems so absent when she needs Him most, and why the Gospel accounts-our supposed guide for how to lead a contented Christian life-feel so completely irrelevant.
Then one day, a mysterious envelope arrives in Emma’s mailbox with the word Open written on the outside. Inside the envelope is a card bearing the following message: For a real adventure with Jesus, go through the nearest open door.
Skeptical, but having absolutely nothing to lose, Emma steps through the pantry door, only to find herself instantly transported back to the first century, where she is taken on a personal tour of various Gospel accounts by none other than Jesus himself-an experience that radically challenges Emma’s perception of the Gospels and what it really means to be a Christian.
Christmas At Stoney Creek$14.99Add to cart
When newspaper reporter Tom Whiteman befriends a homeless man named Joe, Tom decides to bring him home to Stoney Creek, Texas. Joe begins to work odd jobs around town and make new friends, but contradictions in the man’s manner and speech cause Tom to believe there’s more to the old man than meets the eye.
As Tom and his childhood friend Faith Delmont set out to learn the truth about the old man with the kind, sad eyes, Christmas in Stoney Creek becomes one they will never forget as they discover that God’s love can turn tragedy and loss to triumph, and that true love comes to those who wait.
Shack Movie Tie In Edition$15.99Add to cart
Mackenzie Allen Phillips’s youngest daughter, Missy, has been abducted during a family vacation. Evidence that she may have been brutally murdered is found in an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness. Four years later, in the midst of his great sadness, Mack receives a suspicious note–apparently from God–inviting him back to that shack for a weekend. Against his better judgment, he arrives at the shack on a wintry afternoon and walks back into his darkest nightmare. What he finds there will change his life forever.
Atonement$16.00Add to cart
A Must-Have Novel from the #1 Name in Amish Fiction
The mistakes of the past haunt Lucy Flaud, who years ago stopped attending the activities for courting-age young people in her hometown of Bird-in-Hand. Now twenty-five and solidly past the age of Amish courtship, Lucy has given up any hope of marriage, instead focusing her efforts on volunteering in both the Plain and fancy communities of Lancaster County. Yet no matter how hard Lucy strives, she feels uncertain that she’ll ever find redemption.
Dale Wyeth has a deep mistrust of modern-day advances and the dependency they create. The young Englisher’s interest in living off the grid is fueled further when he meets Christian Flaud, Lucy’s father. Dale appreciates the self-sufficient ways of the Old Order Amish, and Christian invites him to learn more about them by staying at the family farm.
As Christian and Dale grow closer, developing a father-son rapport, Lucy begins to question what Dale’s being there might mean for her. Could God be testing her? Or is it possible that even the most unworthy heart–and two people from very different walks of life–can somehow find a new beginning?
War Room : Prayer Is A Powerful Weapon$15.99Add to cart
Juggling motherhood and her job as a real-estate agent, Elizabeth Jordan wishes her husband could help more around the house. But Tony’s rising career as a pharmaceutical salesman demands more and more of his time. With a nice home in the suburbs and a lovely young daughter, they appear to have it all-yet they can’t seem to spend time together without fighting.
Hoping for a new listing, Elizabeth visits the home of Clara Williams, an elderly widow, and is both amused and uncomfortable when Clara starts asking pointed questions about her marriage and faith. But it’s Clara’s secret prayer room, with its walls covered in requests and answers, that has Elizabeth most intrigued . . . even if she’s not ready to take Clara’s suggestion that she create a prayer room of her own. As tensions at home escalate, though, Elizabeth begins to realize that her family is worth fighting for, and she can’t win this battle on her own. Stepping out in blind faith, putting her prayers for her family and their future in God’s hands, might be her only chance at regaining the life she was meant for.
Chasing Sunsets : A Novel$22.99Add to cart
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Karen Kingsbury comes the second novel in a brand-new series about divine intervention and second chances-the dramatic story of a woman desperate to find deeper meaning in her life.
Mary Catherine grew up in a comfortable life, despite an array of health issues including a congenital heart condition (which she quietly obsesses over). She loves her parents, who are quite wealthy, but the lifestyle never appealed to her. Instead, she pursues meaning through an abundance of charity work, always giving away a part of herself in service of others.
After her project with a local youth center comes to an end, Mary Catherine decides to travel to Uganda on a mission to meet the two children she sponsors-and to find out if her donations are actually helping.
Accompanied by Tyler, Sami, and Marcus Dillinger, Mary Catherine arrives in Africa only to find a makeshift orphanage with seventeen children and no one to care for them.
They return home with heavy hearts, and Mary Catherine knows there is more work to be done. Intent on returning to Africa, Mary Catherine quits her job and leaves a budding romance behind to fulfill her desire to help others.
Inspirational and moving, Chasing Sunsets is the story of one woman’s deep longings of the soul, and the sacrifices she’s willing to make in search of healing.
Somewhere Safe With Somebody Good (Large Type)$27.95Add to cart
After five hectic years of retirement from Lord’s Chapel, Father Tim Kavanaugh returns with his wife, Cynthia from a so-called pleasure trip to the land of his Irish ancestors.
While he is glad to be a t home in Mitford, something is definitely missing: a pulpit. But when he’s offered one, he decides he doesn’t want it. Maybe he lost his passion.
His adopted son, Dooley, wrestles with his own passion–for the beautiful and gifted Lace Turner–and his vision to become a successful country vet. Dooley’s brother Sammy, still enraged by his mother’s abandonment, destroys one of Father Tim’s prized possessions. And Hope Murphy, owner of Happy Endings Bookstore, struggles with the potential loss of her unborn child and her hard-won business.
Somewhere Safe With Somebody Good$27.95Add to cart
After five hectic years of retirement from Lord’s Chapel, Father Tim Kavanagh returns with his wife, Cynthia, from a so-called pleasure trip to the land of his Irish ancestors. While glad to be at home in Mitford, something is definitely missing: a pulpit. But when he’s offered one, he decides he doesn’t want it. Maybe he’s lost his passion.
His adopted son, Dooley, wrestles with his own passion-for the beautiful and gifted Lace Turner, and his vision to become a successful country vet. Dooley’s brother, Sammy, still enraged by his mother’s abandonment, destroys one of Father Tim’s prized possessions. And Hope Murphy, owner of Happy Endings bookstore, struggles with the potential loss of her unborn child and her hard-won business.
All this as Wanda’s Feel Good Cafe opens, a romance catches fire through an Internet word game, their former mayor hatches a reelection campaign to throw the bums out, and the weekly Muse poses a probing inquiry: Does Mitford still take care of its own?
Millions of fans will applaud the chance to spend time, once more, in the often comic and utterly human presence of Jan Karon’s characters. Indeed, they have never been more sympathetic, bighearted, and engaging.
Susannas Dream : Lost Sisters Of Pleasant Valley Book Two$15.00Add to cart
As young girls, three Amish sisters were separated and told nothing about each other. When the long-held secret of their parentage came to light many years later, two of the grown women reconnected. Now they reach out to the third… Susanna Bitler’s life is in complete turmoil. Still reeling from the death of her mother, she is further disheartened when her business partner hints that she is going to quit the gift shop they run together in a town near Pleasant Valley. But the biggest revelation is yet to come. Grateful for their own hard-won relationship, Lydia Beachy and Chloe Wentworth are eager to reveal themselves to Susanna as her long-lost sisters. But their news utterly distresses Susanna, who is heartbroken to learn that the woman she’s been mourning was not actually her mother. Despite Lydia and Chloe’s best efforts to make amends, Susanna resolves to keep them at arm’s length. It may take a force of nature to sweep away her fears. Will that storm demolish all that the three women most value…or unite them in bonds of deep and abiding affection?
Scraps Of Evidence$15.99Add to cart
Tess has taken some ribbing from her fellow officer, Logan, for her quilting hobby. He finds it hard to align the brisk professional officer he patrols with during the day with the one who quilts in her off-time. Besides, he’s been trying to get to know her better and he’d like to be seeing her during those couple nights a week she spends with her quilting guild.
Then one afternoon Tess and Logan visit her aunt in the nursing home. Aunt Susan becomes agitated when Tess covers her with her story quilt. Aunt Susan seems to be communicating a message to them about the quilt. There’s a story behind this quilt, they realize, one that may lead them to a serial killer. Trusting God to lead them on the right path, they know that if there’s a chance to have a future together, they’ll have to stop the killer before Tess becomes his next victim.
Tempests Course$12.99Add to cart
Kelly Frost, a textiles conservator, is invited to the Massachusetts coastal town of New Bedford to restore a 150-year-old Mariner’s Compass quilt, with one stipulation: she must live and work in Gray House where the quilt is stored. Tom Silva, whose heart seems as hard as the rocky coastline, is the caretaker employed by the mysterious absent owner of Gray House.
Over the long-lit months as Kelly works to restore the quilt, she is drawn out of her self-imposed shell and embraces the family God has given her after her own family failed her. As Kelly reads stories in a journal penned by Mary Gray, she learns there is no transgression beyond God’s forgiveness, but the real obstacle is forgiving herself. During her and Tom’s journey to grace and love, an unknown force works to keep both of them from discovering a long-buried truth that will change their lives forever.
Letters : A Novel (Reprinted)$16.00Add to cart
Rose Schrock is a plain woman with a simple plan. Determined to find a way to support her family and pay off her late husband’s debts, she sets to work to convert the basement of her Amish farmhouse into an inn. While her family, especially her cranky mother-in-law, is unhappy with Rose’s big idea, her friend and neighbor, Galen King, supports the decision and he helps with the conversion. As Rose finalizes preparations for visitors, she prays. She asks God to bless each guest who stays at the Inn at Eagle Hill. As the first guest arrives and settles in, Rose is surprised to discover that her entire family is the one who receives the blessings, in the most unexpected ways. And she’s even more surprised when that guest decides to play matchmaker for Galen King.
In Plain View$14.99Add to cart
Annie’s quest for simplicity is about to get complicated. Nearly a year after leaving her successful but unsatisfying high-tech life, she wonders if she can truly succeed at being Amish. A lucrative job offer, a red dress, and the shadow of an Amish woman looking for a husband create a vortex that clouds Annie’s choice. Her parents seem determined to sabotage her efforts, and Rufus Beiler, an Amish carpenter who captured her heart, leaves room for doubt about their future. But when an explosion brings Annie under suspicion, can she clear her name and bring the future into plain view?
Lydias Hope$15.00Add to cart
Three sisters who were separated when their Amish parents were killed in a buggy accident learn of each others’ existence and are eventually reunited. In Lydia’s Hope, Lydia Beachy is married to Adam and has two children. Lydia is devastated when an aged aunt blurts out that Lydia has two younger sisters: Susanna, an Amish woman whose adoptive mother is ailing in a nearby town; and Chloe, who was raised as an English woman by her wealthy maternal grandmother in a Philadelphia suburb. Although Lydia seeks out Susanna, she realizes that now is not the time to reveal their relationship. She sends an Amish-raised friend who has been living in the English world, Seth Miller, to seek out Chloe. But Chloe has been raised with strong prejudices against the Amish and wants nothing to do with her supposed Amish sisters. Meanwhile, Lydia’s husband Adam has lost his job and is increasingly anxious about his ability to support his family. Adam must find new courage, and Chloe must open her heart, before Lydia can mend her marriage and find a common bond with her long-lost sisters.
Pattern For Romance$12.99Add to cart
Honour Metcalf’s quilting needlework is admired by a wealthy customer of the Boston mantua-maker for whom she works. In need of increasing her earnings, she agrees to create an elaborate white work bridal quilt for the dowager’s niece. A beautiful design emerges as she carefully stitches the intricate patterns and she begins to dream of fashioning a wedding quilt of her own.
When Honour is falsely accused of thievery and finds herself in a perilous position, merchant tailor Joshua Sutton, comes to her aid. As Joshua risks his relationships, reputation, and livelihood to prove her innocence, the two discover God’s grander plan.
Guardian (Reprinted)$16.00Add to cart
When schoolteacher Jodi Winfield goes for a morning run, the last thing she expects is to find a disheveled little girl all alone on the side of the Pennsylvania road, clad only in her undergarments, her chubby cheeks streaked with tears. Jodi takes the preschooler home with her, intending to find out where she belongs. But Jodi is mystified when no one seems to know of a missing child, and the girl herself is no help, since she can’t speak a word of English. It’s as if the child appeared out of nowhere.
As the days pass, Jodi becomes increasingly attached to the mysterious girl, yet she is no closer to learning her identity. Then an unexpected opportunity brings Jodi to Hickory Hollow–and into the cloistered world of the Lancaster Old Order Amish. Might the answers lie there?
Path Of Freedom$12.99Add to cart
When Quakers Flora Saferight and Bruce Millikan agree to work with the Underground Railroad they clash immediately. Then the lives of a pregnant slave and her husband are entrusted to them, and they reluctantly agree to put their differences aside.
Relying on their faith for courage, the two young couples embark on a journey which could, at any time, cost them everything. Traveling in a wagon with a secret compartment, and with only a quilt as a secret guide, they follow the stitched code from town to town, from one safe house to the next.
With freedom only days away, tragedy strikes calling into question everything they’d hoped for. Will the strength of their faith and love be enough to conquer the most important trial of their lives?
Bridesmaid (Reprinted)$16.00Add to cart
Twenty-four-year-old Joanna Kurtz has made several trips to the altar, but never as a bride. The single young Amishwoman is a closet writer with a longing to be published–something practically unheard of in her Lancaster County community. Yet Joanna’s stories aren’t her only secret. She also has a beau who is courting her from afar, unbeknownst even to her sister, Cora Jane, who, though younger, seems to have suitors to spare.
Eben Troyer is a responsible young Amishman who hopes to make Joanna Kurtz his bride–if he can ever leave his parents’ farm in Shipshewana, Indiana. Yet with his only brother off in the English world, intent on being a pilot, Eben’s hopes for building a life with his dear Joanna are dimming, and patience is wearing thin. Will Joanna ever be more than a bridesmaid?
Hannahs Joy$15.00Add to cart
As Hannah struggles to adapt to Amish customs, she encounters William Brand, who works in the furniture shop next door. William also feels isolated from the community because of his stutter. Having studied speech therapy in college, Hannah offers to help William improve his speech, and slowly their timid friendship blossoms into deep affection. Still, Hannah is aware that the barriers between them are great. Her late husband, who came from a long line of military men, would object to Amish pacifist beliefs, and she isn’t sure if she can raise her son in the community knowing that her late husband would disapprove.
Brush Of Angels Wings$15.99Add to cart
Rachel and Jordan’s feelings for each other are hostile at first, but angelic intervention helps the two discover peace . . . and perhaps love.
The youngest and last unmarried of four sisters, Rachel Hartlzer spends most of her time helping with barn chores. Her role abruptly changes when her father hires Jordan Engles, the son he always wanted.
As Jordan takes on brotherly roles around the house, like escorting Rachel to the youth singing, the enmity between the two grows. Besides, Jordan has one foot in the Englisch world and is determined not to get involved with an Amish girl.
Neither realizes that God has sent an angel, Nathaniel, to help mend their hearts. The angel’s intervention helps them find peace and healing in accepting God’s will for their lives.
Uncommon Grace : A Novel$21.99Add to cart
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.
Grace Connor, a military nurse formerly stationed in Afghanistan, hopes that moving to a farm in rural Ohio will help her recover from the ravages of war, and keep her teenage brother out of trouble.
When Levi Troyer meets Grace, he is at his most vulnerable. His stepfather has been murdered and his mother wounded by intruders. Grace saves his mother’s life and Levi is more than thankful. However, any relationship between them is forbidden by his faith.
Even before meeting Grace, Levi had begun to question some of the teachings of his ultra-conservative Amish sect. He has considered leaving, but knows he will be banned forever from having contact with his younger siblings and widowed mother-who need him to survive. Grace is struggling with trying to figure out how to live her life without the man she has grown to love. Meanwhile, a murderer must be caught. Will love and justice prevail?
Fiddler (Reprinted)$16.00Add to cart
Amelia Amy DeVries, a 24-year-old violinist, is disillusioned with life and love after the collapse of her long-running romance. Weary of endless rehearsals and performances, Amy sets out on a road trip through the Pennsylvania mountains. She leaves her cell phone behind so life’s demands can’t intrude on her solitude. She doesn’t know, nor care, where she will end up.
When her car breaks down deep in the mountains, Amy realizes the flaw in her no cell phone plan. She abandons her car and walks the winding roads, searching for help. Following the smell of woodsmoke and the sound of music, she finds a rustic log cabin. There she meets a young Amishman–and through him a community–that will change her life forever.
Katies Way$15.00Add to cart
A quilt shop brings Amish and English together, and trouble follows…
After a thwarted romance, Katie Miller starts over by moving to Pleasant Valley and opening a quilt shop. Soon Amish and Englisch turn the store into a lively spot…to the consternation of Caleb Brand, who crafts furniture next door. Then Katie’s sister joins her, to escape rumors of her wild rumspringa, and Katie feels the burden of responsibility for a restless teenager. Even worse, her efforts to bring more people to Main Street arouse resistance among local businesses. When acts of vandalism threaten Katie’s shop, she turns to Caleb for comfort, and their friendship deepens. But will Caleb’s secret past prevent him from embracing a future with Katie? Or will their fragile romance develop the strength to last a lifetime?
Angels Of Humility$14.99Add to cart
Fresh out of seminary and called to be the minister of a rural church, Pastor Paul is full of zeal. The question is . . . zeal for what? As he chases affirmation and prestige, his guardian angel grows increasingly frustrated. When Paul dismisses the prophetic gifts of an elderly parishioner—deeming her a wacko—-will heaven intervene?
Sarahs Gift$15.00Add to cart
Can an Amish midwife earn her community’s trust and bring the joy of new babies to Pleasant Valley?
Amish midwife Sarah Mast moves to Pleasant Valley for a fresh start. But her aging aunt can no longer run the birthing center, leaving most of the responsibility to Sarah. Among those skeptical of Sarah’s ability is neighbor Aaron Miller, who seems drawn to Sarah but pulls away when his own sister requests her services. And when a criminal complaint is filed against Sarah, she must pray for strength to defend her practice and win acceptance from the community she loves.
Grace : A Christmas Sisters Of The Heart Novel$12.99Add to cart
It’s Christmastime at the Brenneman Bed & Breakfast, and everyone is excited about closing down for the holiday. Anna and Henry will be celebrating their first Christmas as a married couple, and for Katie and Jonathan Lundy, it’s their first Christmas with baby Stefan. Winnie and Samuel Miller plan to stop by as well for a wonderful two weeks of family and rest.
But when two unexpected visitors show up, hoping to stay for Christmas, the family must test their commitment to hospitality. Levi is a widower who lost his wife four years ago and can’t bear the thought of another Christmas alone. And Melody is a young pregnant woman who won’t open up about how she ended up on her own at Christmas at almost nine months pregnant. Anna, who knows a thing or two about keeping secrets, doesn’t trust her, and strives to find out the truth about these two strangers who have disrupted their holiday.
But as the Christmas spirit descends on them all, as well as snow that traps them in the inn, a healing and hopefulness takes over, allowing new relationships to be built, and the boundaries of family to be extended.
Autumns Promise : Could An Englisher Really Give Up All That She Knows For$12.99Add to cart
Until Robert Miller met Lilly Allen, his world had been dark. A widower after only two years of marriage, he’s been living in a haze, filled with grief. He feels his life is already over-even though he’s only twenty-five.
But his friendship with Lilly changes everything. For the first time since he can remember, he finds new reasons to wake up each day. Soon, he knows he’s falling in love with Lilly. However, he also knows a marriage between the two of them can never happen. Lilly Allen is only eighteen. She had become pregnant out of wedlock. And, she’s an Englisher. He, of course, is Amish.
Lilly also feels a strong attraction to Robert. She admires his quiet strength and dependability. She’s also in awe of his devotion to his wife’s memory. Lilly knows she could never measure up to his perfect Amish wife. She also comes to realize that no matter how much she might love a person, she can’t change who she is. She loves Robert–not the Amish faith. No matter how much she loves him…she doesn’t know if she’ll ever be able to give up her independence and reliance on the modern world in order to say vows.
Coming from different worlds, does their love stand a chance?
Springs Renewal$12.99Add to cart
Tim Graber arrives in Sugarcreek to help his aunt and uncle with spring planting. At first, Tim doesn’t fit in with his many cousins and their crowded lifestyle. But when he meets Clara Slabaugh, the local school teacher, he understands why the Lord brought him to Sugarcreek.
Clara is shy and quiet. Scarred from a fire when she was small, Clara has resigned herself to living alone and caring for her mother, who tells her that no man will ever see past her scars, and that Clara needs to keep teaching in order to make ends meet. Her father passed away years ago, and her mother depends on her.
But the scars mean nothing to Tim. He appreciates her quiet nature and her wonderful, loving way with children. Yet Tim has a sweetheart back home in Indiana.
As these two hearts struggle to determine their path, tragedy strikes, and every other worry seems insignificant in comparison. Though they now face a life they never imagined, will Tim and Clara have the faith to step out and risk everything for a chance at true love?
Rachels Garden$16.00Add to cart
The next in a series of Amish-set novels in which a woman’s close- knit community helps her through challenging times.
It has been almost a year since the Amish community of Pleasant Valley lost Ezra Brand to tragedy. Now his wife Rachel struggles to raise their three children and run their farm.
Rachel’s friends and family have come forward to help. But all of their constant advice, however well intentioned, puts undue pressure on Rachel. And when Gideon Zook, Ezra’s best friend, asks her permission to build the greenhouse Ezra had always promised her, she finds his presence too painful a reminder of losing her husband.
As spring turns to summer, and Rachel puts her heart into growing the plants that have always brought her joy, can she discover the courage to embrace new beginnings?
Leahs Choice$15.00Add to cart
Amish schoolteacher Leah Beiler is content nurturing her young scholars and helping out on her large family’s Pennsylvania farm in Pleasant Valley. She has long since recovered from the defection of her former fianci Johnny Kile, who left the Amish community several years ago. But now Johnny has returned. Working at a local medical clinic on research into inherited diseases common among the Amish, he asks for Leah’s help in circumventing his shunned status and reuniting him with his family, in particular with his twin, Rachel, who is also Leah’s best friend. Johnny also encourages Leah to help out at the clinic, working as a liaison with the Amish community. Is Johnny secretly hoping to convince Leah to leave the community and join him in an English life together?
Beyond Tuesday Morning$15.99Add to cart
Three years have passed since the terrorist attacks on New York City. FDNY widow Jamie Bryan has found meaning in her season of loss by volunteering at St. Paul’s, the memorial chapel across the street from where the Twin Towers once stood. Here she meets a daily stream of people touched by the tragedy of that awful day, including two men with whom she connects. One is a firefighter also changed by the attacks, the other a police officer from Los Angeles.
As Jamie gets to know the police officer she is stunned to find out that his brother is Eric Michaels-the man with the uncanny resemblance to Jamie’s husband, the man who lived with her for three months after September 11. A man she vowed to never see again. Certain she could not share even a friendship with someone who might bring her face to face with Eric, Jamie shuts out the police officer and delves deeper into her work at St. Paul’s.
Now it will take the persistence of a tenacious man, the questions from her curious young daughter, and the words from her dead husband’s journal to move Jamie Bryan beyond one Tuesday morning.