I’m thrilled to announce the latest release in my Amish series Seven Brides for Seven Bachelors. The Kissing Bridge is the story of a young woman caught between a stifling Amish community and the unnerving outside world and the daredevil bachelor determined to find an Amish woman who can quench his thirst for adventure. Find… Read More
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While I’m praying it gets warmer soon, I’m enjoying the first days of spring. It’s such a beautiful time of year as we enjoy hearing the birds sing again, and the earth is renewed. I always look forward to seeing the daffodils sprout up in our yard. Daffodils are special to me since they remind… Read More
Sometimes life is anything but simple. Sometimes, it takes turns we couldn’t have predicted. Has that ever happened to you? Four years ago I received a phone call from Zondervan Publishers. They said they liked my writing, and they wanted to know if I’d be interested in writing a cozy Amish mystery series. At first… Read More
Last May I was able to ride in an Amish buggy. One thing I really appreciated was that the slow pace gives you time to enjoy the scene and to look around. I especially enjoyed looking at the Amish gardens. The Amish take pride in their gardens. They put a lot of work into them… Read More
The winter of 2014 is one for the record books, at least here in Ohio. We had one of the coldest Februarys ever, and as of right now Lake Erie is almost completely frozen. I’m so ready for spring! Over the years, my husband James and I have had a variety of gardens. He has… Read More
I grew up with a large garden. I remember being “forced” to work in it as part of my chores. I remember snapping purple hull peas on the front porch. I remember when the hail came and smashed all of our tall corn stalks flat. Mostly I remember being with my family as we worked… Read More