The Amish Seamstress contest

The Amish Seamstress contest

In celebration of the August 1st release of The Amish Seamstress (the last in The Women of Lancaster County series), I’m giving away five copies! To enter, leave a comment on this post between now and August 5. Tell me your favorite book in the series so far (The Amish Midwife, The Amish Nanny, or The Amish Bride) and why. Or tell me why you’d like to win a copy of Seamstress. Or why you like Amish fiction. I’ll choose the winners August 6. Thank you so much for your support on this series. It’s been a delight. I can’t tell you how much I appreciate our...

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recently read

recently read

I just finished On the Threshold by Sherrie Ashcraft and Christina Berry Tarabochia. By halfway through I couldn’t put it down. Great characters! Great suspense! And great writing! The novel follows three characters–Suzanne, a woman holding onto a painful past; her daughter Beth, happily married with a baby on the way; and Tony, a police officer whose life touches the mother-daughter duo when tragedy strikes. Grief, forgiveness, and second chances are all explored in this well-crafted story. Other pluses,  1. publishing On the Threshold is a dream-come-true for this mother-daughter writing team. 2. Sherrie and Christina are friends of mine through Oregon Christian Writers (a side note, Sherrie’s mom and my mom were friends way back when–I...

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