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Love’s Journey in Sugarcreek: Bertha’s Resolve – Book 4


From the USA Today Bestselling Author of the acclaimed Love’s Journey series comes the story of Bertha Troyer.
In 1959, after reading a heartbreaking plea for medical personnel, Bertha Troyer, a young, beautiful Amish woman from Sugarcreek, rebels against church rules and enters nursing school determined to pour out her life on behalf of the desperate children of Haiti. 

This fourth installment of the Sugarcreek Series, follows Rachel’s beloved aunt, Bertha, back in time to a nightmare of poverty, political unrest, and the fury of nature, as Bertha is forced to make the most agonizing decision of her life in order to protect her people—and the man—she loves. 


Love’s Journey in Sugarcreek: Love Rekindled – Book 3


A dying marriage. A heroic Amish midwife. A nameless baby girl. 
When Dr. Michael Reynolds gets an opportunity to take over a country veterinarian practice in Sugarcreek, Ohio, he jumps at it. His wife, Cassie, a Columbus attorney, is climbing the corporate ladder with lightning speed and refuses to go with him. Neither will compromise. 
An Amish midwife heroically saves a newborn when its mother is killed on Christmas morning. Horrified at where the baby will be placed, she chooses to break the law and hide the infant among her people. 
Sugarcreek’s best, Officer Rachel Mattias, hunts for the baby’s family, but her investigation takes her to the inner-city streets of Cleveland where she has to fight through a dark maze of lies, suspicion, gang culture, and an overwhelmed children’s services agency. 
When two people’s dreams collide, who will win? 
Can an Amish midwife have the courage to stand up against serious threats? 
Will Rachel’s vow to uphold the law endanger an innocent?


Love’s Journey in Sugarcreek: Rachel’s Rescue – Book 2


Continue the story of Rachel and Joe with Love’s Journey in Sugarcreek: Rachel’s Rescue (Book2)

Rachel Troyer. Great cop. Loving wife. Adoring mother. A perfect existence. Until a monster from the past forces her into the fight of her life. Can revenge be satisfied and Rachel survive? Or will her family have to pay the price?


Love’s Journey in Sugarcreek: The Sugar Haus Inn – Book 1

Originally published as Love Finds You in Sugarcreek, Ohio. Republished as Love’s Journey in Sugarcreek: The Sugar Haus Inn (Book I)

Policewoman Rachel Troyer has always looked after her three elderly Amish aunts, proprietors of a farmhouse inn near Sugarcreek, Ohio. The idyllic town is popular with tourists, who come to sample its famous Amish goods. But one thing is clear to Rachel – Joe Matthews is no tourist. When the bearded stranger lands on her aunts’ doorstep, begging shelter for himself and his young son, Rachel is suspicious. Will she be able to uncover Joe’s secrets despite her aunts’ – and her own – growing affection for him?


Love’s Journey on Manitoulin Island: Moriah’s Lighthouse – Book 1

A lost legacy. A forgotten past. A derelict lighthouse.

Moriah Robertson, owner and caretaker of a Canadian fishing resort, can fix anything—except the broken lighthouse her family tended for over a century. 
Ben is one of the best stonemasons in the world. He’s the right man for the job and the right man for her.
As Moriah and Ben fall in love, they discover that they share a terrifying past—a past that will have to be resolved before they can be together.


Love’s Journey on Manitoulin Island: Moriah’s Fortress – Book 2

A lost person. A shallow grave. Too many family secrets. 

Moriah Robertson, owner and caretaker of a Canadian fishing resort, can fix anything—except the broken lighthouse her family tended for over a century. 
Ben is one of the best stonemasons in the world. He’s the right man for the job and the right man for her.
As Moriah and Ben fall in love, they discover that they share a terrifying past—a past that will have to be resolved before they can be together.


Love’s Journey on Manitoulin Island: Moriah’s Stronghold – Book 3

A daring mission. A battered helicopter. Will love overcome great fear?

Moriah Robertson, owner and caretaker of a Canadian fishing resort, can fix anything—except the broken lighthouse her family tended for over a century. 
Ben is one of the best stonemasons in the world. He’s the right man for the job and the right man for her.
As Moriah and Ben fall in love, they discover that they share a terrifying past—a past that will have to be resolved before they can be together.


Love’s Journey on Manitoulin Island: Eliza’s Lighthouse – Book 4

Snowstorms. Starving wolves. An Isolated Lighthouse.

It is 1875 and Liam Robertson, keeper of the Tempest Bay Lighthouse, disappears during a series of record-breaking snowstorms on Manitoulin Island, Canada.  
Miles from civilization, his wife, Eliza, and their fragile, ten-year-old son are virtually trapped inside the lighthouse.
When the remnants of a dog sled team drags a half-dead stranger to her door. Eliza knows she must try to save the man’s life, but she soon fears that she and her son might be in danger as the man’s ramblings reveal that he spent years in prison.
While parceling out their dwindling food supplies, and with no way to call for help, Eliza keeps the great light burning, clinging to the hope that it will guide her husband home.  


Inside an Amish Schoolhouse: A Personal Account of an Amish Christmas Play (eBook only)

How different are Amish schools from our public ones? Author Serena B. Miller finds out when a friend invites her to a Christmas program in a one-room Amish school. As Serena watches the Amish children recite and sing, she is reminded of the reasons Amish parents once willingly went to jail to protect their right to educate their children in the ways they thought best.


A Way of Escape

No one fought the war on drugs with as much determination as county prosecutor, Blake Ramsey, until he died of a cocaine overdose. His wife, Erin, and teenage daughter have to live with the shame of his hypocrisy until Erin starts digging up information that others in their small town do not want revealed. Suddenly she and her daughter are in great danger and forced to run. Their only ally is the last person Erin ever expected to trust, a man her husband once convicted of murder.


The Measure of Katie Calloway – Book 1  

The Civil War in America is over and northerner, Katie Calloway runs for her life when she realizes her husband, an abusive Confederate officer, is planning to kill her. Katie and her little brother find refuge in a Michigan lumber camp where she hides her plight from the camp owner. Robert Foster wonders if the lovely young widow he’s hired has the grit to survive the never-ending work and harsh conditions of a remote pine forest in winter. What he doesn’t realize is that Katie’s greatest challenge will be guarding her secret, and her heart.

The Measure of Katie Calloway is book #1 in the Michigan Northwoods Series

The Measure of Katie Calloway is the winner of the 2012 RITA award for Inspirational Romance!


Under a Blackberry Moon – Book 2

Just a few days after she gives birth alone in the Northwoods, a recently widowed young Chippewa woman stumbles into a nearby lumber camp in search of refuge and sustenance. Come summer, the camp owner sends Skypilot, his most trusted friend, to accompany Moon Song and her baby on the long and treacherous journey back to her people. But when tragedy strikes off the shore of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula wilderness, Moon Song and Skypilot must depend on each other for survival. With every step they take into the forbidding woods, they are drawn closer together, until the tough questions must be asked. Will she leave her culture to enter his? Will he leave his world to enter hers? Or will they walk away from a love that seems too complicated to last?

Under a Blackberry Moon is book #2 in the Michigan Northwoods Series, even though it was released after ‘A Promise to Love’


A Promise to Love – Book 3

Can a marriage of convenience ever become one of true love? Ingrid Larsen arrives in Michigan in 1871 with little more than the clothes on her back and a determination.
Destitute and barely hanging on to hope, the young Swedish immigrant crosses paths with Joshua Hunter, a newly widowed farmer with eyes the color of the ocean she had crossed and five rambunctious children to raise on his own. Marriage would solve both of their problems, and Ingrid finds herself proposing in broken English to a man she barely knows. Many difficulties lie ahead–but the hardest battle of all will be winning the heart of her new husband.

A Promise to Love is book #3 in the Michigan Northwoods Series, even though it was released before ‘Under a Blackberry Moon’

A Promise to Love won the 2013 Carol Award for Historical Romance!


An Uncommon Grace – Book 1

Grace Connor, a military nurse, moves from Afghanistan to rural Ohio. Neighbor, Levi Troyer, meets Grace after an intruder wounds his mother, and Grace saves her life. A deep attraction develops, even though Levi belongs to the Swartzentruber Amish–the most conservative and isolated of all Amish sects. Grace considers leaving her beloved farm and go back to war rather than continue to live beside the man she loves. Levi must confront the Bann if he pursues Grace. And a murderer must be caught. When lifelong allegiances are tested, can love and justice prevail?

An Uncommon Grace is book #1 in the Uncommon Grace series.


Hidden Mercies – Book 2

Claire Shetler is an Amish midwife struggling to support her young family after her husband’s death. Tom is former Amish who left Holmes County at age seventeen to join the Marines. Twenty-seven years later, Tom returns to Holmes County to recover from wounds sustained during an attack in Afghanistan. When he stops to make a purchase at Claire’s children’s little home-business—the last thing Claire expects is to fall in love with this battle-scarred soldier.

Hidden Mercies is book #2 in the Uncommon Grace series.


Fearless Hope – Book 3

When an Amish woman falls for the New York crime writer who buys her family farm, she must decide whether to follow the longings of her heart or the rules of her faith.
When Hope Yoder loses her husband, she is left trying to support her two small children—and one on the way—however she can. She ends up taking a job as a part-time housekeeper for the Englischman who has bought the farm that once belonged to her family.
Logan Parker is a bestselling crime fiction writer from New York City who accompanies his fiancée on a trip to Holmes County, Ohio, but the trip takes a strange turn when he sees an Amish farmhouse for sale. Intrigued by a strong sense of familiarity, he enters the house and is overcome with a feeling of deep peace. He’s never been to Ohio before, but something in this house feels right, and he purchases the farm to use as a retreat. Something about the peacefulness of the house frees him from the crippling writer’s block that threatens to ruin his career, and something about the quiet Amish woman who comes to clean his home makes him less and less excited about returning to New York and the woman he is supposed to marry.
Slowly, Logan and Hope are drawn together, and when they discover that they share a strange past, they must decide how that affects their future. Will Hope overcome her fear of embracing love again?

Fearless Hope is book #3 in the Uncommon Grace series.


More Than Happy: The Wisdom of Amish Parenting

In the tradition of Bringing Up Bebe and Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, an in-depth look at the practices and principles of Amish parents and how they raise children who are self-sufficient, hard-working, and remarkably happy.

The more time Serena Miller spent in Holmes County, Ohio, doing research for her popular Amish novels, the more she began to notice something—Amish children were the happiest children she’d ever seen. Despite not having modern toys and conveniences, they are joyful, serene, calm, and respectful—not to mention whipping up full meals and driving buggies before most of us will allow our children to walk to school alone. And yet, when she started asking questions about what these parents were doing differently, she was startled to learn that happiness is not a goal Amish strive for at all.

In More Than Happy Miller uncovers many surprising insights, including the significance of real responsibilities, the wisdom of unplugging from technology, the value of unstructured time to play, the importance of firm rules, and the importance of each teenager’s freedom to decide what is best for their future.

Full of practical takeaways, More Than Happy shows you how to apply the basic principles and parenting techniques the Amish use, so you can raise happy, well-adjusted kids.


Murder on the Texas Eagle (eBook only) – Book 1

In this tongue-in-cheek short story, Doreen Sizemore, an elderly and opinionated Kentucky woman who hasn’t been outside of home town since her senior class trip, gathers her courage and boards the Texas Eagle train bound for her brother’s home in Texas. She is feeling quite the brave adventuress…until she discovers a murder on the train.

Book #1 of the Doreen Sizemore Adventure Series


Murder at the Buckstaff Bathhouse (eBook only) – Book 2

In this tongue-in-cheek short story, Doreen Sizemore, an elderly and opinionated Kentucky woman who seldom leaves her small town, visits a niece who works as a Mary Kay consultant in Little Rock, Arkansas. Her niece has a special surprise for her after she arrives—a nice, long, soak in the mineral waters of Hot Springs, Arkansas at the historic Buckstaff Bathhouse. Doreen is feeling quite the lady of leisure…until she discovers that a murder occurred while she was luxuriating in her first spa treatment.

Book #2 of the Doreen Sizemore Adventure Series


Murder at Slippery Slope Youth Camp (eBook only) – Book 3

In this tongue-in-cheek short story, Doreen Sizemore, an opinionated seventy-one-year-old Kentucky woman, leaves the comfort of her hometown to help cook for a Christian youth camp on an island in Ontario, Canada. Doreen ends up in the middle of yet another murder mystery giving proof to her strongly held belief that “it just don’t pay to travel.”

Book #3 of the Doreen Sizemore Adventure Series


Murder on the Mississippi Queen (eBook only) – Book 4

In this tongue-in-cheek novella, reluctant amateur sleuth, Doreen Sizemore, vows to never leave her home in South Shore, Kentucky ever again. She’s afraid of discovering another dead body since murders only seem to happen when she travels. Her vow to stay home is broken when a newly rich relative offers her the dream of a lifetime—a trip up her beloved Ohio River on the Mississippi Queen. Doreen is thoroughly enjoying her trip until another murder lands her in jail!

Book #4 of the Doreen Sizemore Adventure Series


Murder at the Mystery Mansion (eBook only) – Book 5

In this tongue-in-cheek novella, bad things happen every time Doreen Sizemore leaves her South Shore, Kentucky home. She can’t seem to go anywhere without stumbling over yet another dead body. So Doreen comes up with a solution. She won’t go anywhere. She’ll simply stay in her tiny hometown where everything is nice and safe. But is it? The more she gets involved with the family living in the Victorian mansion down the street, the more suspicious she becomes that there is something very strange going on there.

Book #5 of the Doreen Sizemore Adventure Series


The Accidental Adventures of Doreen Sizemore (5 Book Collection)

Doreen Sizemore is tougher than an old hickory stump and more opinionated than a pulpit-pounding preacher. The only thing Doreen hates worse than stumbling over another dead body is finding a rattlesnake sunning itself in her bean patch. Her hardscrabble life in South Shore, Kentucky makes her an unlikely sleuth, but every time Doreen leaves home she ends up embroiled in another murder mystery.

Contains all 5 books from the Doreen Sizemore Adventures Series: ‘Murder on the Texas Eagle,’ ‘Murder at the Buckstaff Bathhouse,’ ‘Murder at Slippery Slope Youth Camp,’ ‘Murder on the Mississippi Queen,’ and ‘Murder at the Mystery Mansion’


Beyond The Door: Volume 1: Supernatural Anthology

A mystified archaeologist, an Amish ghost,  and avenging angels are just a few of the stories found in Beyond the Door, Volume 1, a twelve-story supernatural anthology.

When multi-published authors get together for a play date, and are presented with a writing challenge they can’t resist, the results are not only surprising, they sometimes stretch the limits of their storytelling abilities.

In the pages of Beyond the Door, the demons at play will not be what you expect.

Where else can you find a robotic barista, a vengeful little girl, and a murderous goddess who wants to come out and play?

What else may be lurking Beyond the Door?


Beyond The Door: Volume 2: Secret Societies Anthology

Four authors. Twelve stories. Another writing session with only the 
unknown before them.

In the pages of Beyond the Door Volume 2 can be found stories about:

  • a dangerous beauty seeking revenge
  • the power of words
  • an alien invasion
  • espionage during the Civil War
  • fraternity hazing with a dangerous edge
  • election tampering from the future

The authors from Beyond the Door Volume 1 have come together again to 
mine their imagination for more visions of time lines only they could 
discover. Clones, child detectives, first ladies, and missing 
pregnancies mask a reality only they could survive to tell the world.

If an open door is an invitation then consider this a taste of what 
you’ll find inside. They are halfway through the deck.