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My second book in the Lancaster Discovery Series, Starting from Scratch, is available for purchase or order!

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The second book in the Lancaster Discoveries Series is available for purchase or order! Order now!  Don’t forget to save the receipt!  A fabulous Giveaway waits around the corner to celebrate Starting from Scratch’s birthday you won’t want to miss. “From the whirlwind beginning to the delightfully unexpected ending, Starting from Scratch is an adventurous tale of life as you rarely see it.” —Naomi Miller, author of the Amish Sweet Shop Mystery series “In Starting from Scratch, Kate Lloyd creates a delightful cast of characters with flaws to which we can all relate. This is a story rich with details from the Lancaster County Amish countryside. You’ll want to keep turning the pages through the twists and turns to discover if Eva makes the right choices in love and faith.” —Kelly Irvin, author of the Amish of Bee County series

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As a thank you to all my readers, send me a self-addressed envelope (no stamp required), and I’ll send you a free bookmark and a signed bookplate. If you’d like the bookplate personalized, please let me know by printing your first name on a post-it note or a piece of paper. I can squeeze on your last name if it’s short or you don’t mind tiny writing. Send to: Kate Lloyd 2301 NE Blakeley Street #102 Seattle, WA 98105

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Starting From Scratch and the giveaway quilt

Years ago, when wandering through the Quilt Museum in Intercourse, PA, I fell in love with a spectacular quilt. My dearly departed aunt was a marvelous quilter, but this was the most beautiful quilt I’d ever seen. I took photos of it but failed to note the quilter's...

Let’s celebrate!

My new novel Starting from Scratch is receiving rave reviews! What makes Starting from Scratch unique from my other Amish novels? In spite of years of research into the Amish lifestyle and culture, up until now I’ve felt a bit uneasy writing about them. I’ve written...