We are ten authors of Amish fiction. When Jennifer Beckstrand said, "The birth of a baby in Bethlehem was the first Christmas miracle. How many more can we find in Amish country?" this collection was born. We hope you enjoy reading each story as much as we loved writing them!
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Bestselling author Mary Alford loves giving her readers the unexpected. Her titles have appeared on the USA Today list, Publisher’s Weekly bestseller list, and have finaled in the Daphne Du Maurier award of excellence in mystery, The Beverly, The Maggie, and The Selah Awards. Mary is an avid reader. She loves to cook, can’t face the day without coffee, and her three granddaughters are the apple of her eye. She and her husband live in the heart of Texas in the middle of 70 acres with two spoiled cats and a dog who thinks he owns the place.
Jennifer Beckstrand is the two-time RITA-nominated, #1 Amazon bestselling Amish romance author of The Matchmakers of Huckleberry Hill series, The Honeybee Sisters series, and The Petersheim Brothers series for Kensington Books. Jennifer has always been drawn to the strong faith and the enduring family ties of the Plain people and loves writing about the antics of Anna and Felty Helmuth, the Honeybee sisters’ aendi Bitsy, and Alfie and Benji Petersheim. Jennifer has written 22 Amish romances, a historical Western, and the nonfiction book, Big Ideas. Jennifer is represented by Nicole Resciniti of the Seymour Agency. She and her husband have been married for 35 years, and she has six children and eight adorable grandchildren, whom she spoils rotten.
Ashley Emma wrote her first novel at age 12 and published it at 16. Since she was a young child, she knew she wanted to be a novelist, and she wrote several novels in high school. Now she’s a full-time author of over 20 books and a stay-at-home mom to her three young children.
Ashley has a deep respect for the Amish. When she was 20, she stayed with Amish families in Unity, Maine, where she did her research. Her bestselling book, Undercover Amish, was a finalist in the Maine Romance Writers competition in 2015. Its sequel, Amish Under Fire, was a semifinalist in Harlequin's So You Think You Can Write competition, also in 2015.
Rachel J. Good
USA Today bestselling author Rachel J. Good writes life-changing, heart-tugging novels of faith, hope, and forgiveness. She grew up near Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, the setting for her Amish novels. Striving to be as authentic as possible, she spends time with her Amish friends, doing chores on their farms and attending family events. Rachel is the author of several Amish series—the bestselling Love & Promises, Sisters & Friends, Unexpected Amish Blessings, Green Valley Farmer’s Market (2021), and two books in Hearts of Amish Country—as well as the Amish Quilts Coloring Books. In addition, she has stories in many anthologies, including the forthcoming Amish Christmas Twins (Sept. 2020) and Christmas at the Amish Bakery (2021) both with Shelley Shepard Gray and Loree Lough. She is also the coauthor of the Prayerful Author Journey series of inspirational yearly planners.
Once upon a time, USA Today best-selling author Loree Lough sang for her supper, performing before packed audiences throughout the U.S. and Canada. Now and then, she blows the dust from her 6-string to croon a tune or two for the "grandorables," but mostly, she writes. Her stories have earned thousands of 5-star reviews, 100+ industry and "Readers' Choice" awards, and 7 book-to-movie options. At last count, nearly 13,000,000 copies of Loree's books were in circulation, and by year-end of 2020, she'll have 123 books on the shelves. She and her husband split their time between a home in the Baltimore suburbs and a cabin in the Allegheny Mountains, where she continues to hone her “identify the critter tracks” skills.
Dana R. Lynn
Dana R. Lynn is an award-winning author who believes in the power of God to touch people through stories. She met her husband at a wedding and married him nineteen months later. Today, they live in rural Pennsylvania with their three teenaged children and enough pets to open a petting zoo. She is a teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing by day and writes stories of romance and danger at night. Dana is an avid reader, loves cats and thinks chocolate should be a food group. She is represented by Tamela Hancock Murray of the Steve Laube Agency.
Serena B. Miller
Serena B. Miller published her first book, Love Finds You In Sugarcreek, in 2010. Three years later a Hollywood producer read the novel and made it into an award-winning TV movie. Since then, she has published many more books and won numerous awards, including Romance Writers of America RITA award for The Measure of Katie Calloway, American Christian Fiction Writer’s CAROL award for A Promise To Love, and her Under A Blackberry Moon was a finalist in the Christy Awards. Her most recent exciting moment was learning that one of her Amish books, An Uncommon Grace, had been chosen as the basis for a movie for the Hallmark Movies and Mysteries channel.
Adina grew up in a plain house church, where she was often asked by outsiders if she was Amish (the answer was no). She is currently at work on a PhD in Creative Writing at Lancaster University in the UK. Adina was the winner of RWA's RITA Award for Best Inspirational Novel in 2005, a finalist for that award in 2006, and was a Christy Award finalist in 2009. Adina is the author of the 9-book Whinburg Township Amish series, the 4-book Smoke River series, and the 6-book Amish Cowboys series. When she’s not writing, Adina is usually quilting, sewing historical costumes, or enjoying the garden with her flock of rescued chickens.
Susan Lantz Simpson
Susan has been writing stories and poetry ever since she penned her first poem at the age of six. Her love of words and books led her to earn degrees in English/Education, then nursing, and she has worked in hospitals and in community health. She has published a middle-grade novel (Ginger and the Bully) in addition to her inspirational romances (Plainly Maryland series and Southern Maryland Amish Romances series). She was a finalist in the OCW Cascade fiction contest and is a member of ACFW. She lives in Maryland and is the mother of two wonderful daughters. When she isn’t writing, she enjoys reading, walking, and doing needlework.
Jennifer Spredemann (formerly writing as J.E.B. Spredemann) seeks to pen compelling stories that captivate readers and bring glory to God. She has authored 30 Amish fiction titles in her can't-put-down writing style, some of which have won awards. She resides in Indiana Amish Country with her family on a former Amish farm where the documentary Breaking the Silence was filmed. Her latest series is Amish Country Brides and begins with The Trespasser, a story about finding God through the storms of life. "...Spredemann weaves a thread of love and intrigue into a quilt of faith and values." —Goodreads