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Posted over 2 years ago by Jan CPosted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, New Books and Movies and Romance | Tagged with Amish, Amish -- Fiction, Christian -- Fiction, community, faith, family, Fiction -- Christian -- Romance, Fiction -- Romance -- Contemporary, love, marriage and Pennsylvania
Are you looking for romance novels that offer rich characters and intriguing plots? Books that feature healthy romantic elements? These gentle books feature faith, family, and community and promise to sooth your weary soul. Consider this new batch from cherished authors and brand new favorites.
|Mother's Love by Charlotte Hubbard|
After learning she was adopted, a newly widowed Amish mother struggles to process this new information and reconcile it with her faith while also managing the troubling curiosity she feels toward a newcomer.
|Amish Weddings by Leslie Gould|
Rose Lehman has always known who she wants to marry: the bishop's son, Reuben Byler. But then Trevor, the handsome Army buddy of her future brother-in-law, visits Lancaster County, and Reuben starts to seem dull by comparison. When the thrill of adventure begins to fade, will Rose find happiness--or ruin her best chance at love?
|Hannah's Choice by Jan Drexler|
Formats: Print | Large Print
When two young men seek her hand in marriage -- one offering the home she craves and the other promising the adventure of following God's call west -- Hannah Yoder must discover what her heart desires.
|Marrying Jonah by Amy Lillard|
When Jonah Miller’s girlfriend leaves their Amish community for another man, he is inconsolable until Sarah Yoder, who has loved him for years, steps in to comfort him, which leads to confusion and an unexpected marriage proposal that is built on a lie.
|Ebb Tide by Beverly Lewis|
Formats: Print | Large Print | ebook
Spending the summer working as a nanny in Cape May, young Amish woman Sallie meets a marine biology student and make discoveries about herself and the world outside her community that compel her to question her commitments to the home she has always loved.
|The Newcomer by Suzanne Woods Fisher|
Formats: Print | Large Print
As Anna and her fellow church members seek out a new beginning in eighteenth-century Pennsylvania, she expresses an interest in ship carpenter Bairn, who has yet to commit to the strict expectations of the Amish community.
|A Heart Once Broken by Jerry S. Eicher|
Formats: Print | Large Print | eBook
When Cousins Lydia and Sandra Troyer develop an interest in Ezra Wagler, their close friend Rosemary Beiler is left on the sidelines, until complications in the cousins' family lead Rosemary to make a play for Ezra herself.
|Becky Meets Her Match by Linda Byler|
A 16-year-old Amish girl takes the opportunity to leave Wisconsin and tend to her ailing grandparents in Pennsylvania, where she hopes to avoid the drama of watching her more slender and prettier friends begin courtships with boys.
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