I am Thankful by Linda Maran

I am thankful for finally having a novel published after many years of effort and work. I always wanted to have a book published in the traditional way and am grateful for the blessing. The Stranger When Kristen Esh loses her mom in a tragic accident months before her 18th birthday, she suddenly finds herself among Amish relatives she never knew she had. The dramatic change from the Jersey Shore…

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A Mother for Leah by Rachel L. Miller

Will Leah Fisher find love because of a buggy accident?  Could love soften her heart so that she is able to see her answered prayers in Naomi Yoder or will she drive a wedge between her father and the only woman he has shown interest in since Elisabeth Fisher’s death? Leah Fisher lost her mother ten years ago. She is rapidly approaching womanhood and the lack is becoming more difficult…

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Rachel J. Good: Whose Face is That in the Mirror?

Whose Face Is That in the Mirror? One day when my family was gathered around the dinner table, I complained to my husband about a bossy woman in one of my Christian women’s groups. She always criticized others and insisted her way was best. As soon as I finished my story, my youngest daughter piped up, “She sounds like you, Mom.” And she was right. Matthew 7:3 came to mind:…

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Book Review: The Amish Firefighter by Laura V. Hilton

This is the second part of my Don’t Miss This feature. Yesterday I shared that Laura and I are in the same critique group, so I’m able to see her work firsthand. She’s such a master at Amish romance that what you read as a finished product is pretty much what I see in the critique group. The Amish Firefighter is available for pre-order, and my review is based on…

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Don’t Miss This: The Amish Firefighter by Laura V. Hilton

Julie’s note: I’m happy to introduce you to another author and book in my “Don’t Miss This” feature. This month I’m excited to highlight Laura Hilton. She’s best known for her Amish romances, and I’ve known her for a few years as we are in the same critique group.  Her writing is always full of romance, conflict, and a dash of humor. Look for tomorrow’s post where I review Laura’s…

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Video of the Week: A White Christmas in Webster County by Laura V. Hilton

Book Description: Mercy Lapp is ready for a fresh start. Having lost her beloved fianc? in a fishing accident during his rumschpringe, she escapes the painful memories by moving from her community in Shipshewana, Indiana, to Seymour, Missouri, where she takes a job as a mother’s helper. She isn’t exactly shy, but she’s hesitant to get involved with the youth in the community because she isn’t going to stay. She…

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