Amish fiction

Excerpt 1, MW

October 20, 2012 /

Material Witness, Excerpt #1 Today I thought I’d share a short excerpt from Material Witness. This is from Chapter 10 (page 121). Melinda has learned that her son, Aaron —…

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Everything Amish

October 6, 2012 /

Blogging and Everything Amish So how do you like the new look of my blog? The blue reminds me of  kitchen curtains, and the brown and orange remind me of…

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MW, School days

September 22, 2012 /

School Days and Material Witness   Material Witness is the story of a little boy who sees something terrible–he sees a man attack a woman. He doesn’t know it at…

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MW and Shipshe

September 15, 2012 /

Shipshewana–The Setting for Material Witness I was in northern Indiana last week doing research for a new book (Amish Artisan Mystery Series). While I was there, I stopped by Shipshewana…

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Material Witness

August 4, 2012 /

Shipshewana Amish Mystery – Material Witness In just 2 weeks, book 3 of my Shipshewana series–Material Witness will begin shipping from the Zondervan warehouse. I wanted to share with you…

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Amish Parents

July 7, 2012 /

Parents, Amish Schools  A Promise for Miriam released on July 1, and we’ve been talking about Amish schools, since the plot of this story revolves around an Amish schoolhouse. This week I…

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Amish Students

June 30, 2012 /

Students, Amish Schools Since the setting for A Promise for Miriam is an Amish schoolhouse, a lot of the plot revolves around STUDENTS and how they interact. Having taught for 15…

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Amish School Calendar

June 23, 2012 /

School Calendars for the Amish  Researching is one of my favorite parts of writing. Now that copies of A Promise for Miriam have begun showing up in bookstores, I thought it would…

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Amish Schools

June 16, 2012 /

My Setting – Amish Schools  I’m so excited that copies of A Promise for Miriam have begun showing up in mailboxes. Technically, it won’t be in all stores, until July 1,…

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A Promise for Miriam

May 30, 2012 /

Release of A Promise for Miriam It’s here! A Promise for Miriam is now available at Christian Book Distributors. CBD is who Christian publishers use to distribute books to Amazon,…

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