To celebrate the release of Appleseed Creek #4, A Plain Malice, I am giving away five paperback copies of Appleseed Creek #3 A Plain Disappearance. ( Giveaway copies have very slight water damage. Photo of actual copies is below.) Enter here! More about A Plain Malice Finally, it’s here! The book you’ve been waiting for! … Continue reading Buy A Plain Malice, Feed a Community! Chance to win A Plain Disappearance!
Happy Murder, Simply Stitched Release Day! I'm so happy share this novel with you and introduce you to Petunia the Goat! Order Now! Amazon | B&N | Books-A-Million | CBD About the novel: When Angela Braddock enters her quilts in an Amish auction, she never expects one of her neighbors to end up going, going, … Continue reading MURDER, SIMPLY STITCHED Release Day & Giveaway!
Yes, it’s time once again for “Everything you wanted to know about Amish authors but were afraid to ask.” Of course, maybe you aren’t afraid to ask but just haven’t known whom to ask. Well, wonder no further. Jennifer Beckstrand has gathered eight Amish authors together to ask them the burning questions. If you have … Continue reading Ask an Amish author about books and such…
As an Ohio girl, I’ve always been aware of the Amish. Every year during my childhood, my family would make an annual trip to Holmes County around Easter. We went to enjoy the scenery, eat, and shop. It’s one of my favorite childhood memories. I can see my dad now loading his plate at the … Continue reading Amish Spotlight: Who are the Englisch?
Happy Advent! Christmas is almost here, and if you're like me, you're excited. I have a three-year-old niece and a one-year-old nephew, and it's so much fun to experience Christmas through the eyes of a child again. My niece especially is looking forward to opening her Christmas presents and has already tricked me into telling … Continue reading Amish Spotlight: Amish Christmas Facts & Amish Gift Giveaway
For my Amish Spotlight this month, I'm introducing you to a debut Amish Romance author, Amy Lillard. I met Amy at the ACFW Conference in September, and she has an infectious personality. Amy and I both write Amish fiction for B&H, so it's extra special to have her drop by my blog. Her first Amish … Continue reading Amish Spotlight: Author Amy Lillard
One of the easiest ways to pick out an Amish man is his facial hair. Married Amish men have distinctive uncut beards without mustaches. The length of the beard is determined by each Amish man’s district. Some districts require a specific beard length, and some are more lenient. However none allow mustaches. The Amish form … Continue reading Amish Spotlight: Beards
For my Amish Spotlight this month, I'm introducing you to Amish Fiction Author Kelly Irvin. Her first Amish novel, To Love and To Cherish, was released in February 2012 and is already a Christian Book Distributor Bestseller and received 4 stars from Romantic Times. Setting her novel in Kansas, Kelly gives her Amish characters a new … Continue reading Amish Spotlight: Author Kelly Irvin
So many different aspects of Amish life fascinate me, but nothing does more than Amish buggies. Like any other Englischer I thought all the buggies were alike until I started researching them. To the Amish they are as different as our automobiles. The differences in the buggies are calling cards to other Amish to tell … Continue reading Amish Spotlight: Buggies
Starting this January, I will begin hosting a monthly Amish Spotlight on my blog. In these posts, I will share something new I’ve learned about Amish culture, trades, crafts, or food. In addition, I will host interviews with other Amish Fiction writers. To kick off this series, I’m starting with food. Below is an Amish … Continue reading Amish Spotlight: Sour Cream Drop Cookies