A Groom for Ruby

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A Match at First Sight  After arriving from Lancaster County in hopes of finding a husband, Ruby Plank stumbles—literally—into the arms of one of Seven Poplars’s most eligible bachelors. To her amazement, Joseph Brenneman doesn’t care if Ruby is clumsy or outspoken. The shy, handsome mason thinks she’s wonderful exactly as she is. If only […]

A Love for Leah

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(The Amish Matchmaker) The Widow’s Second Chance Widow Leah Yoder married for love once. Now that she’s come home to Seven Poplars, she wants a marriage of convenience that will provide a longed-for family without dishonoring the memory of her late husband. A steady, serious older man would be ideal—someone completely unlike handsome, fun-loving Thomas […]

Merry Christmas

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Dear Friends, I can’t believe that the holidays are here again. How did that happen? The last time I noticed, it was springtime and I was planting seeds and renewing my flower beds, and now I see by my morning paper that it’s almost Christmas. Oh, my dear friends, take a deep breath. Life is […]

A Beau for Katie

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A Beau for Katie By Emma Miller Agreeing to work for two weeks as a housekeeper to help a family in need seems like a good idea to Katie Byler. But when Katie sees the handsome, young—and single—Freeman Kemp for the first time, she wonders what she’s gotten herself into. Freeman may be considered a catch, but […]

Bees

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Rainy April morning . . . Today, I had so much planned. I wanted to transplant kale and Swiss chard, spinach, and broccoli from the greenhouse to the garden. I wanted to put on my bee overalls, hat, and gloves, and check on my hives. But I see that it’s pouring rain, and I’ll have […]

Spring!

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The last days of winter in Delaware are gray, wet and windy, and this is a time for reflecting and for planning the future. It’s also the time that my mailbox explodes with glorious seed catalogs, fictional promises of sweet red strawberries, plump persimmons, juicy apples, and a rainbow of kiwi, mulberries, rosy-cheeked peaches, and […]

Plain Dead

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Plain Dead A novel by Emma Miller When a newspaperman is murdered in the Amish community of Stone Mill, Pennsylvania, Rachel Mast digs up the dirt to find out who wanted to bury the lead… Although she left her Old Order Amish ways in her youth, Rachel discovered corporate life in the English world to […]

A Husband for Mari

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A Husband For Mari Back to Amish Country Struggling single mother Mari Troyer decides to move—temporarily—to the Amish community of Seven Poplars. With a place to stay and a good job, Mari soon fits right in with the warm, welcoming Delaware residents. But when her son asks a matchmaker to find Mari a husband, Mari […]

Thankful

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Often, at dinnertime, before we offer grace, we ask each person what he or she is most thankful for today. The children never fail to give the most enlightening replies that are often wise beyond their years. Last night, one of our little ones, an adventurous and precious three-year-old with an unruly lock of dark […]

The Amish Bride

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THE AMISH BRIDE by Emma Miller An Unexpected Courtship Ellen Beachey’s dreams of being a devoted Amish wife and mother are finally within her reach. But she didn’t expect she’d have to choose between two brothers. Golden-haired Micah has a heart filled with adventure and a ready smile. Serious but gentle elder brother Neziah is […]

Hannah Yoder’s Chicken Rice Soup

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1 small chicken, roasted, picked off the bone (Skin & bones can be used to make broth) Fat from the roasted chicken or 3 T butter 2 cups cooked rice 1 onion, chopped 3 stalks celery, chopped 5 carrots, chopped 1 cup frozen peas 2 cloves garlic, crushed 2 quarts chicken broth (homemade or canned) […]

Plain Killing

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Plain Killing by Emma Miller. While swimming in a local quarry, B&B owner Rachel Mast and her cousin discover the body of an Amish girl floating face down in the water. The strangled young woman, Beth Glick, had left her Old Order Amish life in Pennsylvania a year ago, causing her to be shunned by […]

A Match for Addy, a novel by Emma Miller

A Match For Addy

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A Match for Addy by Emma Miller. Spinster Addy Coblentz fears she’ll never marry. So her parents hire the new matchmaker who’s moved to their Amish community of Seven Poplars. But Addy doesn’t just want a match. She wants love. While some of her potential suitors are perfectly fine, only one man catches her eye. […]

Hannah’s Courtship

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Hannah’s Courtship by Emma Miller. Amish widow Hannah Yoder never intended to marry again. Yet when her friendship with veterinarian Albert Hartman begins to bloom into something more, Hannah wonders if perhaps she’s finally ready for a new love. Albert waited his whole life to find the right woman, only to realize Hannah was there […]

Plain Murder

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Plain Murder by Emma Miller. In this unique mystery debut, a shallow grave is found on a Pennsylvania farm, and one woman straddling the Amish and outside worlds must uncover a killer–and create a life on her own terms. . . Fifteen years after leaving her Old Order Amish life, Rachel Mast has returned to […]

Rebecca’s Christmas Gift

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Rebecca’s Christmas Gift by Emma Miller. During the Christmas season, Rebecca Yoder agrees to help new preacher Caleb Wittner with his mischievous daughter. Amelia’s turned the community of Seven Poplars upside down. Only Rebecca can see the pain hidden beneath the little girl’s antics—and her father’s brusque manner. After losing his wife in a fire, […]

Johanna’s Bridegroom

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Johanna’s Bridegroom by Emma Miller. Bold widow Johanna Yoder stuns Roland Byler when she asks him to be her husband. To Johanna, it seems very sensible that they marry. She has two children, and he has a son. Why shouldn’t their families become one? But the widower has never forgotten his long-ago love for her; […]

Redeeming Grace

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Redeeming Grace by Emma Miller. With nowhere to turn, penniless widow Grace Yoder travels with her young son to the Amish community of Seven Poplars. She hopes to reunite with the Plain father she never knew—and become part of the community. Though her father is deceased, his new family still welcomes her. Grace is overcome […]

Leah’s Choice

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Leah’s Choice by Emma Miller. With dreams of marrying an Old Order Amish man, Leah Yoder plans on raising children in the peaceful Delaware community. But when Mennonite missionary Daniel Brown arrives to share his story with their church, Leah is fascinated by him. She spends time with Daniel in a forbidden courtship to learn […]

Anna’s Gift

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Anna’s Gift by Emma Miller. No one in Seven Poplars, Delaware, expects Anna Yoder ever to marry. Among her six pretty, petite sisters, big and plain Anna feels like a plow horse. But then Samuel Mast, the handsome widowed father she has secretly loved for years, asks if he can court her. Surely Anna has […]

 
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