Let’s celebrate!

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...
Kate’s Favorite Pics!

Kate’s Favorite Pics!

Please help me congratulate Sabrina Templin, winner of the exquisite Amish-made 39” table-runner/wall hanging, plus one signed copy of A Letter from Lancaster County, or one signed copy of a book from The Legacy of Lancaster Trilogy, either Leaving Lancaster, its...
Creating from Scratch

Creating from Scratch

While I eagerly await the release of my next novel, Starting from Scratch, I’ve pondered the title. As several of you mentioned on my last blog post, many things start from scratch other than cooking. Although a good home-made meal is hard to beat. Last year,...