Love in Amish Country: 6 Stories for Spring
by Karen Green
Perhaps it is because this is the season of spring, of Easter and of new beginnings, but stories taking place in Amish communities and under the eye of a greater power feel especially poignant at this time of year.
The hopefulness that these stories feature, as well as the inspiring, family-oriented tone of the narratives make these the perfect books to put on your to-be-read list for the upcoming months. As the days start to shine brighter and become longer, these sweet, often suspenseful but never simple, romances will warm your heart and melt away the remnants of a long winter.
So take a trip to Amish country, full of characters both new and familiar, where you’ll find faith, family, longing and love blossoming among the spring flowers.
An Unexpected Amish Romance (The Amish Bachelors) by Patricia Davids
Helen Zook is embracing her independence—starting with a new job working for carpenter Mark Bowman. Sparks fly as Helen immediately butts heads with her handsome yet gruff boss, whose complicated past makes him hesitant to plant roots in Bowmans Crossing. But Helen’s eccentric aunt and a matchmaking basset hound have their own plans for Helen and Mark’s future.
Amish Rescue (Amish Protectors) by Debby Giusti
Englischer Sarah Miller escapes her captor by hiding in the buggy of an Amish carpenter. Joachim Burkholder is her only hope—and donning Plain clothing is the only way to keep safe and find her missing sister. But for Joachim, who’s just returning to the Amish, the forbidden Englischer is trouble. Trapping her kidnapper risks his life, but losing Sarah risks his heart.
Anna’s Forgotten Fiancé (Amish Country Courtships) by Carrie Lighte
An accident leaves Anna Weaver with no memory of her Amish hometown’s newest arrival—her fiancé! After a whirlwind courtship, their wedding’s in six weeks—but how can she marry a man she can’t remember? Carpenter Fletcher Chupp takes her on a walk down memory lane, but there’s one thing he wants to keep hidden: a secret that might just lose him the woman he loves.
Plain Outsider by Alison Stone
Available April 1
Growing up Amish, Deputy Becky Spoth never fathomed she’d become the target of a relentless stalker. She left her Amish community to serve the people of her small hometown—not to become someone’s prey. Newcomer Deputy Harrison James is the only one who believes she’s in harm’s way. Now, her future is in the hands of this handsome stranger.
The Amish Widow’s New Love by Liz Tolsma
Available April 1
Naomi Miller can’t believe Elam Yoder’s back in their community after all the pain he caused! Still, the young Amish widow must reunite with her disgraced first love to raise money for her infant son’s surgery. Elam’s remorse seems sincere, as does his commitment to helping Naomi and her baby. Elam’s looking for forgiveness—and a new life with Naomi and her bobbeli by his side.
Their Amish Reunion (Amish Seasons) by Lenora Worth
Widowed single mother Ava Jane Graber can’t believe her eyes. Her first love is back in Lancaster County. Years ago, Jeremiah did the unthinkable: left the Amish—and her—for the Navy SEALs. Now the prodigal hero wants redemption from his community, his family and from the woman he never forgot. For the ex-soldier, becoming Ava’s husband is his ultimate mission.
Are you a fan of inspiring Amish romances? Let us know which of these titles you can’t wait to read!