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From bestselling authors of Amish fiction come four delightful stories perfect for celebrating love, joy, and the everyday miracles Christmas brings.

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Four sweet and funny Amish love stories, spanning four different generations. Love comes at all times and for all ages!

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From bestselling authors in the Amish genre come four sweet stories about picnics and romance.

Books and Hooks Updates

My Favorite Amish Recipe

I always mention food and cooking in my books since they're such an important part of Amish life, but you might be surprised to find out this little tidbit--I don't like to cook. Sometimes I get in the mood to cook, and usually by the time I'm halfway through a recipe...

Winner: The Innkeeper’s Bride

  Congratulations to Kristen Jager, who won the Advanced Reader Copy of The Innkeeper's Bride! Thanks to everyone who entered, and stay tuned for upcoming contests. 🙂

Book Mail and a Giveaway!

I've received some fun book mail recently and I wanted to share it with you. 🙂 First off is the first copy of An Amish Christmas Bakery, along with a sweet note from my editor, Becky Monds. She always takes the time to send a note when she mails me the first copy of...

Upcoming Book Signing: Barnes & Noble Little Rock, AR

I'm SUPER excited to announce that I'll be a part of a multi-author book signing on September 28, 2019, at the Barnes & Noble in Little Rock, AR. I haven't done a book signing in my home state in a long, long time, and I'm looking forward to it! Here's the...

.99 Novellas!

A few of my single novellas are currently on sale for .99! (Kindle version only) Get them while they're at this special price! Flowers for Rachael (from the An Amish Garden Novella collection) Gardens are a place to rest, to draw near, and to heal. Rachael Bontrager’s...

Fast Five with Author Kelly Long

Today’s Fast Five features author Kelly Long, who writes Amish fiction set in the Appalachian Mountains of Pennsylvania. Her latest release is An Amish Wedding Feast on Ice Mountain, December, 2019, and can be found at a local or online bookstore near you. You can...

Charity Project: Dog Blankets for Shelters

Our dog Chief loves a soft blanket.  A few weeks ago, our local animal shelter had a benefit rummage sale. I dropped off some of my books at the shelter for the sale, and while I was there I asked if they took crochet blankets. I’ve been crocheting small dog blankets...

Charity Project: Knitted Knockers

One of my favorite things to do is to crochet for charity. The Knitted Knockers project that is new to me, and I found out about it from Lorri Ann Helberg, who runs Arkansas Yarn Co. in Malvern, AR. Here's a video from our local news station featuring Lorri and her...