The story leads her to adam king and his ten younger siblings, who are trying to sustain their warm, loving home in the wake of the murder of their parents. The promise of a home, the heartbreak of an impossible love as a budding journalist with a major newspaper, Remy McCallister is eager to prove herself.
A Simple Winter: A Seasons of Lancaster Novel - While investigating an unsolved crime, Remy winds up in the tightly woven Amish community of Lancaster County, the last place she would ever expect to find herself. With her own mother gone and her father disengaged from their relationship, Remy longs for a home and a family just like that of these good, simple people.
Suddenly patriarch of his large family, his community, Adam struggles to do the right thing for his siblings, and his God. He neither wants nor needs the complications that spirited Remy brings. Adam can only pray for the strength and the faith to get this Englisher girl out of their lives for good. Snowbound with the kings, remy experiences the wonder and the chores of a simple winter among the Plain People, as well as the friendship of their warm community.
A Simple Spring: A Seasons of Lancaster NovelBallantine Books - Mike trueherz is a dedicated young paramedic who finds a kindred spirit in Sadie. But during her rumspringa, one road leads to another, and suddenly she’s secretly performing with a band. Ultimately, their faith in each other and the God that has brought them together will give them the strength and the peace to take a chance—and to make the biggest decision of their lives.
Torn between family duty and his desire to pursue a life beyond his father’s rural medical practice, he is inspired by Sadie’s honesty and courage. While spring unfurls rich colors and bounty through the countryside of Lancaster County, Sadie and Mike must reconcile their families’ expectations with their own callings.
A Simple Spring: A Seasons of Lancaster Novel - A chance to follow her heart, a choice that will last a lifetime although sadie king is blessed with the voice of an angel, she never thought that following the song in her heart would take her far beyond the strict boundaries of her Amish faith and away from the only home she’s ever known. A coming-of-age story reflecting the deepest messages of love, A Simple Spring is music for the heart.
. Now she faces an impossible choice between the music in her heart and the traditions branded upon her soul.
A Simple Autumn: A Seasons of Lancaster NovelBallantine Books - As swirling leaves of orange and gold dance across the countryside, two brothers must find the courage and faith to reconcile their heritage and their hearts. A beautiful story that explores the clarity of true love, A Simple Autumn is a bounty for heart and soul. All his hopes and dreams lie in Lancaster County, and many of them revolve around his longtime love for Annie Stoltzfus.
A love that remains hidden, a fork in a thorny road jonah king has no desire to leave his close-knit community. Jonah knows that he must speak up, capable demeanor flees, but when he’s around Annie his calm, leaving him tongue-twisted and awkward. Emma embraces her duty to set a good example for her pupils, but Gabe is in his rumspringa and still wild at heart, riding motorbikes and unwilling to cut his ties to the outside world.
A Simple Autumn: A Seasons of Lancaster Novel - Gabe king has been courting schoolteacher Emma Lapp for months, but she insists on keeping their relationship secret. For fans of cindy woodsmall and beverly lewis, rosalind Lauer’s Seasons of Lancaster novel A Simple Autumn is a wonderful Amish story about two brothers navigating through the troubled waters of love.
Much to emma’s deep sorrow, it appears that she and Gabe are choosing different paths. Annie’s beautiful eyes reflect only her affection for Jonah’s older brother—and her sadness when he chooses another. For years he’s been trying to get her to see what burns inside his heart, yet he remains all but invisible to her.
A Plain Leaving The Sisters of Lancaster County Book #1Bethany House Publishers - Will jessica leave her family and community forever, or is there peace and healing and love yet to come? Jessica knows things will never return to how they were. But in seeing silas again, she can't help but wonder what might have been. Struggling to decide where her next step should take her, she learns the story of a Revolutionary War-era ancestor that echoes her own choices.
Three years later, she returns home for the first time since leaving Lancaster to attend her father's funeral. She tried to convince silas kemp, to join her, but when he said no, who'd been courting her for two years, she fled anyway. Gould offers a new amish series in idyllic lancaster CountyAt age twenty, Jessica Bachman left her two beloved sisters and her Amish community after clashing with the new bishop about her role in the family and the future of their farm.
A Plain Leaving The Sisters of Lancaster County Book #1 - Her arrival back revives all sorts of emotions--yearnings and sorrows alike.
Upon a Spring Breeze An Every Amish Season Novel Book 1Zondervan - But as he spends time with the young son his friend left behind, he seems to be growing closer to the boy’s beautiful mother as well. When a close-knit group of widows in her Amish community step in to help Bess find her way back to hope, she begins to wonder if Gott has a future for her after all. Facing life as a young widow, bess finds comfort only in tending the garden at an Englisch-owned bed and breakfast—even as she doubts that new growth could ever come after such a long winter.
Aidan tries to repress his guilt over his best friend Caleb’s death and his long-standing feelings for Bess by working harder than ever. Will she ever believe that life can still hold joy and the possibility of love? After a devastating winter, a spring breeze promises more than new flowers. It promises a new chance at love.
Upon a Spring Breeze An Every Amish Season Novel Book 1 - Bess weaver, caleb, is in the kitchen making stew for her beloved mann, twenty and expecting her first child, one minute, and the next she’s burying him after a tragic accident.
Beneath the Summer Sun An Every Amish Season Novel Book 2Zondervan - Jennie troyer knows it’s time to remarry. Can she overcome a painful secret and open her heart to love? It’s been four years since Jennie’s husband died in a farming accident. How could anyone love him again—and how could he ever take a chance to love in return?In this second book in the Every Amish Season series, three hearts try to discern God’s plan for the future—and find peace beneath the summer sun.
Long enough that the elders in her Amish community think it’s time to marry again for the sake of her seven children. Despite years of conversation and dinners together, she never seems to relax around him. What they don’t know is that grief isn’t holding her back from a new relationship. He knows he should move on, but something about her keeps drawing him back.
Beneath the Summer Sun An Every Amish Season Novel Book 2 - Meanwhile, leo graber nurtures a decades-long love for Jennie, but guilt plagues him—guilt for letting Jennie marry someone else and guilt for his father’s death on a hunting trip many years ago. A terrible secret in her past keeps her from moving forward. Mennonite book salesman Nathan Walker stops by Jennie’s farm whenever he’s in the area.
Hester's Hunt for Home Trilogy: Three Bestselling Novels in OneGood Books - Where will her heart lead her?hester takes charge, Book 3: Now widowed and living in downtown Lancaster, Hester is startled by the unexpected appearance of Noah, Pennsylvania, the firstborn son of her adoptive parents. In colonial america, a native American orphan raised among the Amish explores her identity, torn between two cultures and unsure of where she belongs.
Which way home?, book 2: twice rescued—first by matronly native women who find her unconscious in the woods and then by a boy in downtown Lancaster where she'd been left for dead by the dreaded Paxton boys—Hester finds herself wondering if she will ever find a safe haven. When an amish man from her past reappears, it seems like destiny, but William King is more in love with the way she looks than with her heart and mind.
Can they possibly forgive hans? can hester trust herself—and noah—enough to marry again?skyhorse publishing, comedy, as well as our Arcade, Wilde, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in fiction—novels, Yucca, mystery, folklore and mythology, and Good Books imprints, literary classics including Shakespeare, novellas, romance, political and medical thrillers, historical fiction, Dumas, erotic and love stories, Cather, satire, classic literature, and much more.
Hester's Hunt for Home Trilogy: Three Bestselling Novels in One - When noah suggests they return to their childhood home to see their ill father, Hester can no longer ignore her buried anger and bitterness. Their father's misplaced love for Hester and utter neglect of Noah drove each of them away from their Amish family. Kate and hans adopt the child and name her Hester, despite the criticism of certain community members.
When her own father becomes a threat, Hester is forced to flee from the Amish community, the only home she has ever really known.
Annie's Christmas Wish Quilts of Lancaster County Book 4Abingdon Fiction - Ever since her step-mom brought her a snow globe of the New York City skyline, Annie has wanted to visit the beautiful, big city. Will annie follow aaron back home? or stay and pursue her dreams? Competing for her attention, love, but about family, Aaron sets out to show Annie that Christmas isn't about the glitz and glamour, and the birth of Jesus.
As he watches her engage in big city life, he grows concerned that she won't want to return to their quieter life. They watch the macy's christmas parade, admire the decorated store windows, skate at the Rockefeller Center rink and— Annie's favorite—get a glimpse of a writer's life while visiting the New York Times building.
Annie's Christmas Wish Quilts of Lancaster County Book 4 - Aaron has long been attracted to Annie and is sure he's in love. But others aren't as thrilled with Annie's lure to the Big Apple. Since it's nearing the time of annie's rumschpringe—the time when Amish youth experience Englisch life to make a decision whether to live in that world or become baptized into the Amish faith—the family decides a visit is a good idea.
Stones In the RoadBerkley - As mother and son each find themselves in uncharted territory, they must draw on strength and forgiveness from within. Readers guide included. Urged by everyone to accept her son’s death, Miriam never gives up hope of seeing Joshua again. In the aftermath of a disastrous fire, Joshua fears his father’s reprimand enough to run away from home.
Growing up among the amish, eleven-year-old Joshua knows that his father is a respected church deacon who has the ear of God. Having never experienced the ways of the English, Joshua now embarks on a decade-long journey to California, where he’s heard it’s always summer. A young amish boy ventures from Pennsylvania to California in this richly imagined historical novel from the author of An Unseemly Wife.
Stones In the Road - Pennsylvania, 1867. But even as her prayers are answered so many years later, Joshua’s reunion will require him to face his father once more. But he’s also seen his father’s weakness for drink, and borne the brunt of his violent rages. His mother, miriam, is forced to take on the unusual role of head of the family when her husband is unable to recover physically, emotionally, or spiritually from the fire.
The Sound of Sleigh Bells: A Romance from the Heart of Amish Country Apple Ridge Book 1WaterBrook - Lizzy sees the changes in her niece when beth shows her the woodworking, and after Lizzy hunts down Jonah, the artist, she is all the more determined that Beth meets this man with the hands that create healing art. But it’s not that simple–will lizzy’s elaborate plan to reintroduce her niece to love work? Will Jonah be able to offer Beth the sleigh ride she’s always dreamed of and a second chance at real love–or just more heartbreak?
Beth hertzler works alongside her beloved Aunt Lizzy in their dry goods store, and serving as contact of sorts between Amish craftsmen and Englischers who want to sell the Plain people’s wares. But remorse and loneliness still echo in her heart everyday as she still wears the dark garb, indicating mourning of her fiancé.
The Sound of Sleigh Bells: A Romance from the Heart of Amish Country Apple Ridge Book 1 - When she discovers a large, intricately carved scene of Amish children playing in the snow, something deep inside Beth’s soul responds and she wants to help the unknown artist find homes for his work–including Lizzy’s dry goods store. But she doesn’t know if her bishop will approve of the gorgeous carving or deem it idolatry.
The Cherished Quilt An Amish Heirloom Novel Book 3Zondervan - Her latest amish tale combines a spiritual message of accepting God’s blessings as they are given with a sweet romance. Library Journal. Christopher’s heart is still wounded from memories of home, and making new friends is the last thing on his mind—he knows the pain that comes with losing those you love.
But emily believes there are enough pieces left behind to stitch together a beautiful new beginning. Emily fisher is eager to meet the new employee at her father’s shop in Bird-in-Hand, Pennsylvania. The two are quickly falling in love when a family emergency calls Christopher back to Ohio without warning.
Emily finishes the quilt, in spite of her pain. When emily is kind to him, he tries to remain distant, but he soon finds himself stealing glances at her throughout the day. When christopher shares his tragic reasons for leaving home, Emily decides to make a quilt for him as a gesture of their friendship. But when christopher Hostettler arrives, his cold demeanor freezes her attempts at building a friendship.
The Cherished Quilt An Amish Heirloom Novel Book 3 - Longing for a fresh start, Christopher travels from Ohio to Bird-in-Hand. An ecpa bestseller!“clipston is as reliable as her character, giving Emily a difficult and intense romance worthy of Emily’s ability to shine the light of Christ into the hearts of those she loves. Rt book reviews, 4½ stars, top PICK!Tragedy tore Christopher’s world apart.
But when christopher receives it, will he have the courage to follow his heart?“Clipston’s heartfelt writing and engaging characters make her a fan favorite.