Traditional Amish Fiction and Mysteries

A cousin's promise

Wanda E. Brunstetter.

Inspirational

"Willkumm" to the Amish country, where a tragic accident and an old beau complicate the lives of two young lovers.


Rebecca's promise

Jerry Eicher.

Inspirational

Readers of Amish fiction will delight in this new series by a veteran author in this popular genre (50,000 Jerry Eicher books sold). Rebecca Keim has just declared her love to John Miller and agreed to become his wife.A But she's haunted by her schoolgirl memories of a long ago love-and a promise made and a ring given. Is that memory just a fantasy come back to destroy the beautiful present...or was it real? When Rebecca's mother sends her bac...


Plain pursuit : a Daughters of the promise novel

Beth Wiseman.

Inspirational

Each Daughters of the Promise novel focuses on one woman's journey into an Amish Community where she discovers new meaning to the words faith, hope, and love. When Carley Marek takes a hiatus from her job, she leaves Texas and visits her friend Lillian in Amish country, Pennsylvania. Carley isn't there long when she meets Lillian's charming-but shunned-brother-in-law, Dr. Noah Stoltzfus. When Lillian's stepson is stricken with a life-threateni...


A gift of grace

Amy Clipston.

Inspirational

When Rebecca Kauffman's older sister, who left the Amish community when she was a teenager, dies in an automobile accident, Rebecca is left custody of her two modern non-Amish teenage nieces, Jessica and Lindsay. Will she be able to reconcile the two worlds in her home-or will the clash of cultures tear her world, including her marriage, apart?


A widow's hope

Mary Ellis.

Inspirational

A bright new voice shares a tender love story set in the rolling green fields of Ohio Amish country. After the death of her husband, Hannah Brown is determined to make a new life with her sister's family. But when she sells her farm in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, and moves with her sheep to Ohio, the wool unexpectedly starts to fly. Her deacon brother-in-law finds just about everything about Hannah vexing. When his widower brother shows inte...


Plain truth : [a novel]

Jodi Picoult.

Mystery

In a triumph of contemporary storytelling, Picoult presents a fascinating portrait of Amish life rarely witnessed by those outside the faith--and discovers a place where circumstances are not always what they seem, where love meets falsehood, and where relationships grow strong enough to span two worlds.


Death, bones, and stately homes : a Tori Miracle Pennsylvania Dutch mystery

Valerie S. Malmont.

Mystery

The traditional mystery is an ideal vehicle for exposing social ills, and this lighthearted book's subject is hidden domestic violence. Behind the facade of family-friendly and God-fearing Lickin Creek lurk secrets the townspeople want to hide or forge


Shadows of Lancaster County

Mindy Starns Clark.

Mystery

Following up on her extremely popular Gothic thriller, "Whispers of the Bayou," Mindy Starns Clark offers another suspenseful stand-alone mystery full of Amish simplicity, dark shadows, and the light of God's amazing grace. Anna thought she left the tragedies of the past behind when she moved from Pennsylvania to California, but when her brother vanishes from the genetics lab where he works, Anna has no choice but to head back home. Using skill...


Dark harvest

Karen Harper.

Mystery

The children of the peaceful Amish community of Maplecreek are targeted by an unknown assailant. Community leader Luke Brand is forced to seek the help of the outside world, against the town's wishes, and that help comes in the form of Kat Lindley, a policewoman from the big city. Original.