One amish man, ephraim mast, dares to fulfill the command he believes that he received from God—“Be me to her”—despite how it threatens his way of life. When her stalker ransacks her home, Cara and her daughter, Lori, flee New York City for an Amish community, eager for a fresh start. But she discovers that long-held secrets about her family history ripple beneath the surface of Dry Lake, Pennsylvania, and it’s no place for an outsider.
The Hope of Refuge: Book 1 in the Ada's House Amish Romance Series An Ada's House Novel #ad - The widowed mother of a little girl, fear, Cara Moore is struggling against poverty, and a relentless stalker.
The Bridge of Peace: Book 2 in the Ada's House Amish Romance Series An Ada's House NovelWaterBrook #ad - Lena and grey have been life-long friends, but their relationship begins to crumble amidst unsettling deceptions, propelling each of them to finally face their own secrets. Love alone isn’t enough to overcome some obstacles. Lena kauffman is a young old Order Amish schoolteacher who has dealt all her life with attention raised by a noticeable birthmark on her cheek.
But tensions mount as she is challenged to work with a rebellious young man and deal with several crises at the schoolhouse that threaten her other students. Having learned to move past the stares and whispers, Lena channels her zest for living into her love of teaching. His wife, has shut him out of her life, Elsie, and he doesn’t know how long he can continue to live as if nothing is wrong.
The Bridge of Peace: Book 2 in the Ada's House Amish Romance Series An Ada's House Novel #ad - Can they both find a way past their losses and discover the strength to build a new bridge? Her lack of submission and use of ideas that don’t line up with the Old Ways strengthen the school board’s case as they begin to believe that Lena is behind all the trouble. One member of the school board, Grey Graber, feels trapped by his own stifling circumstances.
As the two finally come to a place of working toward a better marriage, tragedy befalls their family.
The Harvest of Grace: Book 3 in the Ada's House Amish Romance Series An Ada's House NovelWaterBrook #ad - Her influence on aaron’s parents could ruin his plans to escape the burdens of farming and build a new life. Can aaron and sylvia find common ground? Or will their unflinching efforts toward opposite goals blur the bigger picture— a path to forgiveness, glimpses of grace, and the promise of love. Reeling from an unexpected betrayal, can sylvia find relief from the echoes of her past…or will they shape her future forever? Although Sylvia Fisher recognizes that most Old Order Amish women her age spend their hours managing a household and raising babies, she has just one focus—tending and nurturing the herd on her family’s dairy farm.
Two things stand in his way: the father who stubbornly refuses to recognize that Aaron has changed and the determined new farmhand his parents love like a daughter. But when a dangerous connection with an old beau forces her to move far from home, she decides to concentrate on a new start and pour her energy into reviving another family’s debt-ridden farm.
The Harvest of Grace: Book 3 in the Ada's House Amish Romance Series An Ada's House Novel #ad - After months in rehab, aaron Blank returns home to sell his Daed’s failing farm and move his parents into an easier lifestyle.
Seasons of Tomorrow: Book Four in the Amish Vines and Orchards SeriesWaterBrook #ad - Time has helped to heal the wounds of rhoda’s recent severed relationship, and she finds that even her unusual gift of profound intuition is less of a burden as she continues to seek God’s wisdom for her future. She is happy to be working alongside the King family and the love of her life as they tend and nurture the settlement’s orchard.
Yet when leah king’s involvement with englischer Landon Olson becomes known outside of the Maine community, her disregard of the Ordnung could threaten all the Orchard Bend Amish are building. In the midst of addressing the discord, a shocking tragedy challenges the young settlement like never before, threatening to uproot Rhoda’s peace and the future of everything she holds dear.
Seasons of Tomorrow: Book Four in the Amish Vines and Orchards Series #ad - When several members of Orchard Bend Farms are displaced, the estranged King brother is called upon to return. Can those who founded the new amish community in Maine unite Or will the lingering pain of past hurts and present struggles result in the end of their dreams? As love restores rhoda, a sudden tragedy is the test of faith she never saw coming.
More settled in her heart than ever before, Rhoda Byler feels a newfound confidence living in the Old Order Amish settlement she helped establish in Orchard Bend, Maine.
Home Is Where the Heart Is: The Dakota Series, Book 3Good Books #ad - But hannah and jerry stay on, doggedly pursuing Hannah’s dreams of a successful ranch. But what did she have left to fight for now? Slowly, painfully, her heart begins to change. Is it possible she could find love again in Lancaster? What will it take for her to feel like she’s home, like she finally belongs somewhere?
Despite tragedy and almost unimaginable hardship due to the Great Depression, unpredictable weather, and unforgiving landscape, she and her new husband Jerry are leading their Amish friends and family in their homesteading venture. Hannah grapples with her faith, struggling to understand who she is and where she belongs.
When the winter storms and the untimely death of a child become too much for the rest of the community to bear, they move back east. Always before, a flash of anger or defiance had fueled her strong will in the face of adversity and allowed her to push on toward her goals. As she begins to reclaim her faith and her strong sense of self, she also starts to notice a handsome, burly man who is unlike anyone she’s known before.
Home Is Where the Heart Is: The Dakota Series, Book 3 #ad - But even jerry’s spirits begin to fail and when a flag of grasshoppers destroys every last morsel of vegetation after yet another drought, Hannah finally relents and they too return to the fertile soil of Pennsylvania, where life will be safe and predictable. Or so they think, hannah is suddenly a widow, but when tragedy strikes again, in a place that no longer feels like home and with family who cannot grasp the depth of the losses she has experienced.
Hannah, feisty and independent as ever, has put everything into building up her family’s homestead in North Dakota.
For Every Season: Book Three in the Amish Vines and Orchards SeriesWaterBrook #ad - But can she trust her insight to direct her path in matters of the heart? Working hard to develop a new amish community outside of Unity, Maine, Rhoda Byler is fully committed to rehabilitating an orchard with business partner Samuel King. Amidst mounting tension in matters of the heart and business, and she begins to embrace the God-given, Rhoda finds that this fledging settlement feels like the home she has always longed for, heightened intuition that has always felt like a burden to her.
She longs for jacob to fully be free of his past, so they can work towards the future together. But as rhoda uses her gift to unpack an old secret with her Englisch neighbors, it is not her beau but an unlikely ally that cheers her on. With the orchard on shaky ground and Jacob’s plans in question, Rhoda is determined to see things through to harvest.
For Every Season: Book Three in the Amish Vines and Orchards Series #ad - But an impulsive decision has created an unexpected strain in her relationship with her beau, Jacob, Samuel’s brother, threatening plans for the orchard.
Home All Along An Amish Secrets Novel Book 3Thomas Nelson #ad - Charlotte has made a home for herself in Amish Country with Daniel. But as he walks alongside of her through her struggles, his own world is turned upside down when a loved one receives a grim medical diagnosis and a prodigal relative returns home. But unforeseen events rock their fragile world and may move them even further away from the life they long for.
Charlotte, is living in amish Country, an Englisher, and she has formed strong and lasting bonds with the people in her new community. Will charlotte and daniel’s relationship succumb to the many pressures around them, or will their faith and the strong community around them allow them to weather the storms of their own lives in order to build a life together?
Home All Along An Amish Secrets Novel Book 3 #ad - An unexpected death and a mysterious visitor unsettle Charlotte, and she begins to question her faith and her choices. Daniel loves charlotte and wants to share his life with her, even it if means leaving the only world he’s ever known. But just when she is considering a permanent conversion to the Amish way of life, her world crashes around her.
She has even fallen in love with an Amish man.
The Winnowing Season: Book Two in the Amish Vines and Orchards SeriesWaterBrook #ad - He loves rhoda, believes in her, and wants to build a future with her in Maine. New york times bestsellerthe tornado that devastated Kings’ Orchard pushed Rhoda, Samuel, and Jacob to make a new start in Maine. But when the ghosts of his past come calling and require him to fulfill a great debt, can he shake their hold before it destroys what he has with Rhoda? Samuel has a secret of his own—one he’ll go to great lengths to keep hidden, even if it means alienating those closest to him.
She is furious with samuel and is fearful that the Kings will be influenced by the way her leaders see her, and not what they know to be true—that Rhoda’s intuition is a gift from God. Jacob king won’t be swayed by community speculation. Are they strong enough to withstand the challenges of establishing an amish community—and brave enough to face the secrets that move with them? On the eve of their departure to begin a new Old Order Amish community outside of Unity, Samuel King, Rhoda Byler is shocked to discover that choices made by her business partner and friend, Maine, have placed her and her unusual gifts directly into the path of her district’s bishop and preachers.
The Winnowing Season: Book Two in the Amish Vines and Orchards Series #ad - Throwing himself into rehabilitating the once-abandoned orchard, Samuel turns to a surprising new ally. Book 2 of the amish vines and orchards series asks: can the three faithfully follow God’s leading and build a new home and orchard in Maine? Or will this new beginning lead to more ruin and heartbreak?
The PromiseZebra Books #ad - But he can see that phoebe’s brash vow is all she will consider, no matter what her heart wants. As ben falls for her gentle manner and sweet, he comes to understand his daunting task: to convince Phoebe that together, sad eyes, they can make a new promise that will never be broken . She dreams of caring for the tender-hearted alpacas at her Englischer neighbor’s farm, and learning the business herself.
. Like most amish young women, Phoebe Yoder has dreams—but not of a courtship—at least not yet. In the beautiful spring warmth of Southern Maryland’s Amish country, love always finds a way to bloom. But that longing falls away the moment her baby sister goes missing. In that horrifying instant, she whispers a promise to gott: she will give up her dreams and marry Micah Graber, desperate for her sister’s safe return, a man she doesn’t love, but who is determined to make her his wife.
The Promise #ad - Benjamin miller hasn’t been back in southern Maryland for long before he meets Phoebe and begins to imagine what a fine life they could build together—beginning with an alpaca farm of their own.
When the Soul Mends: Book 3 in the Sisters of the Quilt Amish SeriesWaterBrook #ad - She also has found love and a new family with the wealthy Martin Palmer and the children she is helping him raise. But almost immediately after her arrival in Owl’s Perch, the disapproval of those who ostracized her, including her headstrong father, reopens old wounds. As hannah is thrown together with former fiancé Paul Waddell to work for her sister Sarah’s mental health, hidden truths surface about events during Hannah’s absence, and she faces an agonizing decision.
Will she choose the englischer world and the man who restored her hope, or will she heed the call to return to the Plain Life–and perhaps to her first love? When the Soul Mends is the third and final book in the Sisters of the Quilt series. Returning to the home she fled in disgrace, will hannah find healing for the wounds of the past?After receiving a desperate and confusing call from her sister, Hannah Lapp reluctantly returns to the Old Order Amish community of her Pennsylvania childhood.
When the Soul Mends: Book 3 in the Sisters of the Quilt Amish Series #ad - Having fled in disgrace more than two years earlier, she finally has settled into a satisfying role in the Englischer world.
A Season for Tending: Book One in the Amish Vines and Orchards SeriesWaterBrook #ad - As the eldest son, the irrepressible jacob and brash Eli, Samuel farms with his brothers, while his longtime girlfriend Catherine remains hopeful that Samuel will marry her when he feels financially stable. Meanwhile, samuel’s younger sister leah is testing all the boundaries during her rumschpringe, and finds herself far from home in Rhoda’s garden after a night of partying gone badly.
Can she cultivate her relationships with the same care and tenderness that she gives her beloved garden? Old Order Amish Rhoda Byler’s unusual gift and her remarkable abilities to grow herbs and berries have caused many to think her odd. As rumors mount that rhoda’s “gift” is a detriment to the community, she chooses isolation, spending her time in her fruit garden and on her thriving canning business.
A Season for Tending: Book One in the Amish Vines and Orchards Series #ad - Miles away in harvest mills, Samuel King struggles to keep his family’s apple orchard profitable. As the lines between business, and family begin to blur, can Rhoda finally open up to a new life? And what effect will this odd, love, amazing woman have on the entire King family? . But leah’s poor choices serve as a bridge between Rhoda and the King family when a tragic mistake in the orchard leaves Samuel searching for solutions.
Rhoda’s expertise in canning could be the answer, but she struggles with guilt over the tragic death of her sister and doesn’t trust herself outside her garden walls. In a community where conformity flourishes, seeds of Rhoda’s odd behavior were planted long ago.