Anna sees that the bishopÆs legalism is dividing the community and even risking the lives of its membersùbut her grandfather doesnÆt. Butmammi is keeping secrets of her own. Anna wants to honor her grandparents, the two most important people in her life, but her heart is divided by the rules that guide their little Amish community and the growing love she has for Jacob.
Plain Peace Daughters of the Promise Book 6 - When she is forced to deception in order to pursue her dream of marriage and family with Jacob, Anna feels her own faith slipping. How can she be true to both? If only she could get her grandmother to help her stand up to the bishop. But because of the strict rules enforced by her grandfather, the bishop, the available suitors are afraid to court her.
Plain Proposal Daughters of the Promise Book 5Thomas Nelson - Even when rumors circulate that saul may leave their Amish community to pursue a once-in-a-lifetime apprenticeship, Miriam makes a bold assertion: she will stand by him, whether he stays or goes. Saul fisher has experienced an inordinate amount of loss in his short life. Raising his two brothers and caring for a grieving father who privately seeks solace in the comfort of his homemade wine, Saul has kept his father's drinking from the community.
But if he leaves lancaster, the burden of secrecy will be left to his young brothers. She never thought that future might take them away from their Amish community. Miriam raber could have her pick of any of the eligible bachelors in Lancaster County. But she only has eyes for one. Miriam secretly vows to follow Saul no matter what the future holds.
Plain Proposal Daughters of the Promise Book 5 - . How does he balance this with the dream that burns bright within him?As Miriam and Saul consider leaving their lives behind, God starts revealing things to Miriam that make her think twice about what it means to be a Daughter of the Promise, and what it means to make a home. Experience this love story with a surprising resolution by one of the most popular voices in Amish fiction.
. He captured her heart years ago, and she's never looked back.
Plain Paradise Daughters of the Promise Book 4Thomas Nelson - They plan to marry in the fall. Will the direction sheÆs been heading since birth be suddenly derailed, and who will stand by her convictionsùmother or daughter? When her birth mother comes to Paradise, Linda is drawn to a world sheÆs never known. Josephine will discover more than she bargained for as her world collides with the Plain people of Lancaster County.
Josephine dronberger was a scared teenager when she left her baby in the care of an Old Order Amish couple. But seventeen years have passed and Josie longs to reconnect with her daughter. Lindaùas the couple named the childùis promised to Stephen Ebersol, the bishopÆs grandson.
Plain Pursuit Daughters of the Promise Book 2Thomas Nelson - Now her dreams are chasing her. Carley marek experiences culture shock when she visits her friend LillianÆs family on their farm deep in Amish country. Noah determines to do whatever it takes to save the boyÆs life. SheÆll get an article out of the visitùand maybe some of LillianÆs newfound peace will somehow rub off on her.
Just when carley is getting used to the quiet nature of the Plain community, Lillian and SamuelÆs son falls ill. Carley has given up chasing her dreams. But the local doctor who can offer the most help has been shunned by the community and forbidden to intervene. As davidÆs condition deteriorates, Dr. And what to do when sheÆs pursued by a love she never expected.
Plain Pursuit Daughters of the Promise Book 2 - Carley must decide what in life is worth pursuing. Carley is caught in the middleùdrawn to Noah, wanting to be helpful in the crisisùand confused by all their talk about a God she neither knows nor trusts.
Plain Perfect Daughters of the Promise Book 1Thomas Nelson - Her decision to get reacquainted with her Amish grandparents in Lancaster County, PA, is an attempt at finding peace in a complicated world. But her plan has a flaw. And despite her best efforts, complications arise when she takes a fancy to Amish widower Samuel Stoltzfus who has an eleven-year-old son, David.
Lillian miller hopes the Plain life will offer her the peace of mind her heart desperately seeks. LillianÆs first twenty-seven years have been challenging at best. Lillian is practicing the Amish lifestyle with no real understanding or relationship with God.
Plain Promise Daughters of the Promise Book 3Thomas Nelson - But can she really trust his heart?young amish widow, Sadie Fisher, leads a simple life in the quiet countryside of Lancaster County selling Amish goods to a steady stream of tourists. As she grows to love and understand this exceptional child, her feelings for Kade grow into something that both terrifies and exhilarates her.
Sadie feels the stress of the bishopÆs watchful eye, expecting her to act in accordance with the Ordnung, the understood behavior by which the Amish live. To complicate things, kade is soon surprised with sole custody of a child he barely knowsùhis five-year-old autistic son, Tyler. Sadie and young Tyler form an immediate connection.
Plain Promise Daughters of the Promise Book 3 - Could it be that god has the improbable in store for Sadie? And will she have the faith to step into a love bigger than sheÆs ever dreamed possible? Sadie always Believed in GodÆs Promises. And while kade seems to feel the attraction to her as well, their worlds couldnÆt be farther apart. Sadie must stay true to her Amish roots, but denying the love she feels is impossible.
Though it is a good life, lately sheÆs wondered if it is GodÆs will for her to remain without a husband and a family. Winters can be brutally cold and lonely in Pennsylvania, so Sadie rejoices when a renter signs up for a three month stay in her guest cottage. But when wealthy, impulsive Englischer Kade Saunders arrives, she isnÆt sure she wants him around that long.
The Wonder of Your Love A Land of Canaan Novel Book 2Thomas Nelson - At forty she is widowed and raising her first child. Then god offers her a new beginning in Colorado. Katie ann stolzfus lives in the small Amish community of Canaan, Colorado. Katie ann lost the love of her life. He's enjoying the slower pace of having no one to care for but himself. When katie ann and Eli meet, there is an instant connection.
He is done parenting, while she has just begun. But as their friendship slowly blossoms into feelings that are as frightening as they are intoxicating, Katie Ann and Eli question if the plans they made for themselves are in line with God's plans. Can katie ann entrust her heart to another man, and rediscover the wonder of God's love?
The Wonder of Your Love A Land of Canaan Novel Book 2 - Is it really god's plan for her to be a single parent?Eli Detweiler has come to Canaan for a wedding and a long vacation. But baby jonas will never know his father, and Katie Ann wonders if her Heavenly Father hasn't forgotten about her as well. Yet as strong as the attraction is, they both acknowledge that a romance would never work.
Having raised six children following the death of his young wife, Eli is finally an empty-nester.
His Love Endures Forever A Land of Canaan Novel Book 3Thomas Nelson - An unplanned pregnancy. An absent father. This wasn’t the plan she had for her life, and she has never felt so alone. She knows matthew plans to leave his Colorado settlement for a life in the Englisch world. Can love really endure all things?Danielle Kent is anything but Amish. Loving plans to show a lost young woman that His love never fails but endures forever.
Wiseman is among the best at writing moving Amish fiction. Booklist review of The Wonder of His Love. Doesn’t want to trust God. And yet. God has plans beyond what her mind can imagine. But that plan never included a baby. When matthew walks away from her and their unborn child, she has nowhere to turn. But as destiny would have it, she has fallen in love with an Amish man.
His Love Endures Forever A Land of Canaan Novel Book 3 - Now she’s 18, pregnant, and hopeful that the child’s Amish father—Matthew Lapp—will do the right thing and marry her. Her unlikely friendship with Levi offers some comfort—yet they have so little in common. She doesn’t want to be pregnant. Doesn’t want to be Amish.
Seek Me with All Your Heart A Land of Canaan Novel Book 1Thomas Nelson - Others are fleeing strict bishops with long memories. For emily detweiler and her family, the move is more personal. Her family took the bold step of leaving Ohio to resettle in a small Amish community in Canaan, Colorado, where they hope the distance will help erase painful memories. David stoltzfus's family moved to Colorado for reasons he doesn't understand.
Fearing that a health condition will cut his life short, Pennsylvania, David plans to return home to Paradise, as soon as he can. But canaan is turning out to be something other than the promised land they all anticipated. But then he meets emily, who stirs feelings in his heart despite his apprehension about the future.
Seek Me with All Your Heart A Land of Canaan Novel Book 1 - Emily's growing love for david surprises her, but she fears that he will find out the truth about her past and reject her. What would cause the amish to move to Colorado, leaving family and friends behind?Some Amish are making the trek to Colorado for cheaper land. But what if the truth is that they are made for each other? And that God longs to give them the desires of their hearts if only they will seek Him first?
Tragedy struck emily in Ohio, shaking loose everything she believed was firm, including her faith.
A Daughters of the Promise Collection: Plain Promise, Plain Paradise, Plain Proposal A Daughters of the Promise NovelThomas Nelson - Though their worlds seem far apart, Sadie and Kade soon find their hearts warming in the depths of winter. Plain paradiseùLindaÆs Amish life seems like paradise. As new relationships begin and old ones are tested, no oneÆs life will remain the same. Plain proposalùmiriam raber could have her pick of any bachelor in Lancaster County, but she only has eyes for Saul Fisher.
Even when rumors circulate that he may leave the Amish community to pursue a once-in-a-lifetime apprenticeship, Miriam makes a bold assertion: she will stand by him, whether he stays or goes. The bishopÆs grandson has been courting her and may propose soon. Meanwhile, lindaÆs adoptive parents and her Amish beau struggle to understand how this interruption could possibly be GodÆs will.
. From best-selling novelist beth wiseman, three complete stories about living and loving plain in Lancaster CountyPlain PromiseùWinters can be brutally cold and lonely in Pennsylvania. As miriam and saul consider leaving their lives behind, God starts revealing things to Miriam that make her think twice about what it means to be a Daughter of the Promise.
A Daughters of the Promise Collection: Plain Promise, Plain Paradise, Plain Proposal A Daughters of the Promise Novel - Then she discovers that sheÆs adopted. Soon kade is surprised with custody of a child he barely knowsùhis five-year-old autistic son, Tyler. Her birth mother, josie, comes to town and Linda finds herself drawn to JosieÆs world. Kade saunders turns out to be impulsive, frustrating, and attractiveùbut romance with an Englischer is forbidden according to the Ordnung.
Her Brother's Keeper An Amish Secrets Novel Book 1Thomas Nelson - What she never expected to find was peace. Charlotte dolinsky is not above playing dress-up and telling a few lies to find out what happened to her only brother. He believes hannah king is the woman for him, but Hannah is still grieving the loss of her fiancé, and Isaac has all he can handle on the farm.
Charlotte came to Amish country to find answers. And that means he hasn’t been dating. But will she ever learn the truth? And what will the community—and her new family—do if they learn the truth about her? Unless she gets found out first. But when charlotte befriends a quiet Amish man named Isaac Miller, she begins to rethink her motives.
Now, calling herself mary and slipping on a kapp, Charlotte will lie her way into the confidence of anyone who knows why Ethan had to die. And with a little help from a friend back home, Charlotte might find out that love comes packaged in ways she couldn’t have foreseen. Isaac’s been caring for his cancer-stricken father and sympathizing with his frustrated mother for three difficult years.
Her Brother's Keeper An Amish Secrets Novel Book 1 - In fact, that is exactly what she’s come to Lancaster County to do. When hannah’s family plays host to a woman named Mary, their new cousin shakes things up for all of them. As charlotte digs deeper into the mystery of Ethan’s death, she finds more than she’d bargained for in the community he once called home.