Ten Book Giveaway

Ten Book Giveaway

May has arrived and brought with it glorious spring blooms, lovely weather after months of an arduous winter for much of the country, plus plenty of time to read. Just knowing May has arrived puts me in a good mood. Do you recall the song “The Merry Month of...
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...
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,...