Vannetta Chapman

1 Mischief in the Autumn Air

Author : Vannetta Chapman
Genre :  Religious  Books  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $2.99
Release Date :  2016-08-16
Description :  Eli and Martha don’t seem like a match, but solving a mystery may uncover their true feelings.<br /><br />When items start going above market value at his auction house, Eli Wittmer is first thrilled, and then puzzled. But when the house is broken into, Eli and his new bookkeeper, Martha Beiler track down a trail of clues. Will they solve the mystery before the fall festival ends—and discover an unexpected new love?

2 Christmas at Pebble Creek

Author : Vannetta Chapman
Genre :  Fiction & Literature  Books  Religion & Spirituality  Religious 
Price :  Free
Release Date :  2013-11-01
Description :  This free short story e-romance is an exclusive bonus from The Pebble Creek Amish Series by Vannetta Chapman. Fans of the series will enjoy this chance to briefly revisit Pebble Creek, and new readers will be introduced to an Amish community that is more deeply explored in the three full novels, <i>A Promise for Miriam</i>,<i> A Home for Lydia</i>, and <i>A Wedding for Julia</i>. As a bonus, this free eBook also includes Amish homestyle recipes for chicken and dumplings, green beans, and fresh bread. <br /><br />Heavy snow blankets the southwestern Wisconsin Amish community as nineteen-year-old Grace Miller closes the schoolhouse for Christmas break. She's looking forward to having extra time to help the family prepare for the holiday, and she is hoping to get a few more drawings in of the beautiful, snowy Pebble Creek landscape. Her courtship with Adam Lapp is going on six months, and Grace can't wait to give him his present: a blue-and-brown buggy blanket she crocheted for him. Yes, this Christmas is going to be especially joyful.<br /><br />Yet, amid the cheer of snowshoe outings, church potlucks, and holiday festivities, Grace is given a bittersweet reminder of the Christmas story. Grief is present with celebration, and though the future is rarely certain, she is given a heartwarming glimpse that God knows our needs before we do and will provide.

3 An Amish Harvest

Author : Beth Wiseman, Amy Clipston, Kathleen Fuller & Vannetta Chapman
Genre :  Religious  Books  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $4.99
Release Date :  2016-08-16
Description :  Faith, hope, and love remain forever in season in this collection of four richly absorbing novellas set amidst the wonder of an Amish autumn.<br /><br />Under the Harvest Moon, by Beth Wiseman<br /><br />When Naomi Dienner is suddenly widowed, she never expects to find love again . . . until she meets Brock Mulligan, an English family friend hired at harvest time. As a sinister presence begins to threaten Naomi, Brock seeks to prove himself trustworthy while struggling with growing feelings for Naomi and her children. Will God open Naomi’s heart—and give Brock his own second chance at love?<br /><br />Love and Buggy Rides, by Amy Clipston<br /><br />Janie Lantz is a cashier at Lancaster Souvenirs and Buggy Rides, where Jonathan Stoltfuz is a buggy driver. A frightening accident brings Janie and Jonathan together in a blossoming friendship, yet daunting obstacles stand between them and something deeper. Can love kindle into flames that burn away fear and regret—and lead them to a life together?<br /><br />Mischief in the Autumn Air,&#xa0;by Vannetta Chapman When items start going above market value at his auction house, Eli Wittmer is first thrilled, and then puzzled. But when the pieces are linked to an elderly couple in their district, Eli and his new bookkeeper, Martha Beiler track down a trail of clues. Will they solve the mystery before the fall festival ends—and discover an unexpected new love?<br /><br />A Quiet Love, by Kathleen Fuller Dinah Hochstetler, quiet and bookish, longs for marriage but hides in her shyness. Amos Mullett, a simple farmer, knows he’s different but aches for a loving wife. As Dinah and Amos navigate a budding romance, will the power of love—and the blessing of God—be enough to overcome their doubters?

4 Home to Pebble Creek

Author : Vannetta Chapman
Genre :  Fiction & Literature  Books  Religious 
Price :  Free
Release Date :  2013-09-01
Description :  This free short story e-romance is a prequel to <i>The Pebble Creek Amish Series</i> by Vannetta Chapman. Fans of the series will enjoy this chance to briefly revisit Pebble Creek, and new readers will be introduced to an Amish community that is more deeply explored in the three full novels, <i>A Promise for Miriam</i>, <i>A Home for Lydia</i>, and <i>A Wedding for Julia</i>.<br /><br />When Joseph Bontrager left Pebble Creek, all of Esther Schrock's dreams and hopes for the future went with him. Bravely picking up the pieces of her broken heart, she resumed her life teaching at the schoolhouse with Miriam King. Now, nineteen months later, Joseph has returned. Despite her initial excitement, Esther feels anger rise up instead of love. Will she be able to forgive him for leaving? Forgive him for more than a year and a half of silence without a single letter? With Miriam's encouraging words, and despite ominous clouds on the horizon, will Esther be able to replace the bitterness in her heart with affection for Joseph once more?

5 Murder Tightly Knit

Author : Vannetta Chapman
Genre :  Religious  Books  Fiction & Literature  Mysteries & Thrillers  Women Sleuths 
Price :  $4.99
Release Date :  2014-12-16
Description :  In a town where Amish and Englisch Mingle every day, a grisly murder leads to mutual suspicion. Can Amber and Hannah find the killer before fear unravels the community&#xa0;. . . and before he strikes again?<br /><br />Even before she heard of Owen Esch’s death, Hannah Troyer knew something was amiss at The Cat’s Meow yarn shop. The store has been closing at odd times, the ever-dependable Mary isn’t always at her post . . . and an Englisch man has been loitering around back.<br /><br />Now, as leaves of brown, gold, and orange blanket Middlebury, Indiana, Owen lies dead on the Pumpkinvine Trail. The only clues to the murderer’s identity point in two very different directions—one of them leading right to The Cat’s Meow.<br /><br />The police call in a federal investigator, but Hannah and village manager Amber Bowman are in no mood to wait for them to figure out what they already know—that no one from the Amish Village killed Owen Esch.<br /><br />Amber and Hannah need to work quickly to solve the murder mystery and bring harmony back to the Amish community.<br /><br />Discussion Questions Included

6 A Simple Amish Christmas

Author : Vannetta Chapman
Genre :  Romance  Books 
Price :  $9.99
Release Date :  2010-07-01
Description :  Annie Weaver longs to once again experience a simple Amish Christmas. She no longer lives in Mifflin County though. She works in an Englischer hospital—far from her family, far from her friends, far from the community that nurtured her. It’s the first of December, and Christmas season is in full swing in the outside world, bringing for Annie an overwhelming sense of loneliness.<br/> <br/> Will Annie find acceptance in the Amish community she left behind?<br/>

7 Murder Simply Brewed

Author : Vannetta Chapman
Genre :  Religious  Books  Fiction & Literature  Mysteries & Thrillers  Women Sleuths 
Price :  $4.99
Release Date :  2014-03-25
Description :  When the coffee shop manager is murdered in Middlebury’s Amish Artisan Village, two women from different walks of life must join together to solve the mystery.<br /><br />Spring has arrived in Middlebury, Indiana, and Amber Wright is optimistic about the growing profit from her collection of Amish shops—until she receives a call that Ethan Gray is dead. Hurrying over to A Simple Blend, she finds a solitary hole in the front window and the store manager lying next to the espresso machine, dead from an apparent heart attack. All the money is still in his register.<br /><br />When Amber hires a young Amish woman, Hannah Troyer, to take over the shop’s duties, the two women become fast friends—as well as amateur sleuths. The police believe Gray’s death is a by-product of vandalism, but Amber and Hannah aren't convinced.<br /><br />Clues that don't add up, a neighbor who is pulled into the midst of the investigation, a town with secrets to hide, and a blossoming romance—all will combine to push Amber and Hannah into unfamiliar roles in order to reveal answers to the mysteries around them.<br /><br />"Chapman's latest is a mix of mystery and romance with vivid characters, a realistic setting and themes of loss, trust and love." — Romantic Times, four-star review

8 An Amish Market

Author : Amy Clipston, Kathleen Fuller, Kelly Irvin & Vannetta Chapman
Genre :  Religious  Books  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $6.99
Release Date :  2016-02-02
Description :  All the color and variety of a quaint Amish shop in a charming collection of novellas by four of your favorite authors. Feel free to come in and browse!<br /><br />Love Birds by Amy Clipston<br /><br />While Ellie Lapp and her mother are still mourning the loss of her brother, Seth, Ellie starts working at one of the gift shops in town. Seth’s friend Lloyd is talented at carving wooden birds, but his father disapproves and expects him to take over the family farm someday. Ellie sees the beauty in Lloyd’s creations and insists Lloyd sell the birds in the gift shop where she works. As Ellie and Lloyd spend more time together, they begin to develop feelings for one another, but she accidentally betrays his trust. Will she lose any hope of a future with him?<br /><br />A Bid for Love by Kathleen Fuller<br /><br />Every week, Hannah Lynne brings her home-churned butter to the local market. And every week Ezra stops by to purchase some. Hannah Lynne knows not to read too much into it—Ezra is a confirmed bachelor and barely even glances her way, despite any hope to the contrary. But when Ezra bids an exorbitant amount to win the quilt she had her heart set on, Hannah Lynne can’t stop her heart from taking over her mind. Could Ezra finally be in the market for love?<br /><br />Sweeter Than Honey by Kelly Irvin<br /><br />Shattering a jar of pickled beets wasn’t the impression Isabella hoped to make on her first trip to the local Combination Store of Bee County, Texas. But as embarrassed as she was by the accident, she didn’t think it warranted the frosty reaction from the handsome manager of the store, Will Glick. As she soon learns, though, Will’s heart has been broken one too many times. And now, for some reason, Isabella finds herself determined to be the one to repair that broken heart and renew his faith in love.<br /><br />Love in Store by Vannetta Chapman<br /><br />Stella Schrock works at the Old Mill in Nappanee, Indiana, with new employee David Stoltzfus, a recent widower. When strange happenings begin occurring around town, it appears as if someone wants to close the mill. Stella and David have to work together to solve the mystery of what is happening at the Old Amish Mill, and in the process they might just find that God has more in store for their future than they would ever have dreamed possible.

9 An Amish Cradle

Author : Beth Wiseman, Amy Clipston, Kathleen Fuller & Vannetta Chapman
Genre :  Religious  Books  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $7.99
Release Date :  2015-02-17
Description :  Tiny fingers,<br /><br />Tiny toes,<br /><br />And lives that will never be the same.<br /><br />Journey with four families as their lives are about to change forever.<br /><br /><b><i>In His Father’s Arms</i></b><b> by Beth Wiseman</b><br /><br />Ruth Anne has been dreaming about motherhood her entire life. Now she is doubly excited that she and her best friend are due with their children the same week. But when Ruth Anne’s baby is born with Down’s syndrome, she and her husband struggle to understand God’s plan.<br /><br /><b><i>A Son for Always</i></b><b> by Amy Clipston</b><br /><br />Carolyn and Joshua are thrilled to be pregnant with their first child together. Carolyn was just a teenager when she had her son, Benjamin, and she still feels solely responsible to secure his future. As Joshua watches Carolyn struggle to accept his support, he knows he has to find some way to convince her that she—and Ben—will always be taken care of.<br /><br /><b><i>A Heart Full of Love</i></b><b> by Kathleen Fuller</b><br /><br />Ellie’s mother hasn’t stopped meddling in her personal life since Ellie lost her sight—and she’s taken it up a notch now that Ellie’s pregnant. When Ellie gives birth to twins, her mother insists on moving in to care for them. But when her mother’s behavior becomes unbearable, Ellie is forced to take a stand . . . and finally find out why <i>Mamm</i> can’t let go.<br /><br /><b><i>An Unexpected Blessing</i></b><b> by Vannetta Chapman</b><br /><br />At 42, Etta thought she was finished having children, but she’s pregnant again. After a frightening labor, Etta finally gives birth, but her constant worry over her estranged grown son, David, haunts her still. As a new mother again, Etta must hold tightly to the promise that God will watch over her children—and that one day David will return.

10 Murder Freshly Baked

Author : Vannetta Chapman
Genre :  Religious  Books  Fiction & Literature  Mysteries & Thrillers  Women Sleuths 
Price :  $1.99
Release Date :  2015-06-09
Description :  When delicious baked goods become lethal, a trail of poetry leads to a sweet-toothed killer.<br /><br />Don’t taste it / Don’t share it /Just throw it away / If you try my bakery pie / You won’t live to see another day.<br /><br />The Amish Artisan Village of Middlebury, Indiana, might be the last place you would ever expect to find a murderer. But Amber has been managing the Village for decades and there’s nothing she hasn’t seen. Or so she thought.<br /><br />When poetic notes begin appearing around the bakery, warning that some of the pies have been poisoned, Amber is as confused as she is concerned. Who poisons pies? And more to the point, who leaves poems of warning after they’ve done it? When Amber decides to help the police track down the sweet-toothed saboteur, she enlists Hannah Troyer for another round of Amish-style detective work.<br /><br />Can Amber and Hannah help the police before the Poison Poet strikes? Both women will need to draw on their faith to preserve the peaceful community they’ve built in Middlebury . . . and to protect the girls who work in the Amish Artisan Village.

11 A Perfect Square

Author : Vannetta Chapman
Genre :  Religious  Books  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $7.99
Release Date :  2012-03-20
Description :  There’s more to the quaint northern Indiana town of Shipshewana than handcrafted quilts, Amish-made furniture, immaculate farms and close-knit families. When a dead girl is found floating in a local pond, murder is also afoot. And Reuben Fisher is in jail as the suspect! Reuben refuses to divulge any information, even to clear himself of a crime Deborah is certain he didn’t commit. So, with her English friend, Callie—fellow sleuth and owner of Daisy’s Quilt Shop—Deborah sets out to uncover the truth. But the mystery deepens when an elderly man seeks Callie’s help in finding his long-lost daughter, missing since the days of the 1965 Palm Sunday Tornadoes. An old man who has lost his past. A young man who may lose his future. Once again Deborah and Callie find themselves trying to piece together a crazy quilt of lives and events—one that can bring unexpected touches of God’s grace and resolve the tragedy that has shaken this quiet Amish community.

12 Falling to Pieces

Author : Vannetta Chapman
Genre :  Religious  Books  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $7.99
Release Date :  2011-10-04
Description :  In this first book of a three-book series, author Vannetta Chapman brings a fresh twist to the popular Amish fiction genre. She blends the familiar components consumers love in Amish books—faith, community, simplicity, family—with an innovative who-done-it plot that keeps readers guessing right up to the last stitch in the quilt. When two women—one Amish, one English—each with different motives, join forces to organize a successful on-line quilt auction, neither expects nor wants a friendship. As different as night and day, Deborah and Callie are uneasy partners who simply want to make the best of a temporary situation. But a murder, a surprising prime suspect, a stubborn detective, and the town's reaction throw the two women together, and they form an unlikely alliance to solve a mystery and catch a killer. Set in the well-known Amish community of Shipshewana, Falling to Pieces will attract both devoted fans of the rapidly-growing Amish fiction genre, as well as those who are captivated by the Amish way of life.

13 Material Witness

Author : Vannetta Chapman
Genre :  Religious  Books  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $6.99
Release Date :  2012-09-04
Description :  Tragedy strikes on the opening night of the Fall Crafters Fair when a woman is killed in the parking lot of Daisy's Quilt Shop, and the only material witness is one of Melinda Byer's boys. The investigation takes a more bizarre turn when detective Shane Black becomes convinced the killer was actually after Callie.<br /><br />This time it's a madman loose in the largest crowd of the year, and he's looking for something or someone. If they can't figure out what, one of Deborah and Callie's close circle of friends may be next.<br /><br />Masked identities, antique quilts with hidden messages, an Amish boy whose handicap makes him stronger, one brave dog, and a possible hidden treasure ... this time it's nonstop action, danger, and a dash of romance.

14 Overshadowed (Short Story)

Author : Vannetta Chapman
Genre :  Religious  Books  Fiction & Literature  Romance  Suspense 
Price :  Free
Release Date :  2016-09-27
Description :  <b>When the Lights Go Out...&#xa0;<br /> Who Will Be Ready?</b><br /> All Gabe Thompson wanted was a rewarding and challenging career in the U.S. military. He's about to get his wish.&#xa0;<br /><br /> The government knows that a massive solar flare could plunge the entire world into darkness for decades to come, but few believe it will ever happen. The governor of Texas is hoping it won't, but planning that it could. She implements her brainchild, the top secret <i>Operation Nightshade</i>, and Gabe suddenly finds himself chosen to train for the end of modern society.&#xa0;<br /><br /> When the government learns their darkest fear is about to become a reality, Gabe can't warn anyone of the impending disaster—but he can stock his shelves and do everything in his power to ensure his neighbor, Lenora Diaz, will survive as long as possible.&#xa0;<br /><br /> Gabe must race against a cataclysmic solar clock if he hopes to be in position when the blackout descends.

15 What the Bishop Saw

Author : Vannetta Chapman
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books  Fiction & Literature  Religious 
Price :  $14.99
Release Date :  2017-04-25
Description :  <b>Somewhere in the Embers Lies the Truth</b><br /><br /> A fire blazes out of control in the San Luis Valley of Colorado, leaving an elderly Amish bachelor dead. Bishop Henry Lapp rushes to the scene, and he learns the fire was no accident. Someone intended to kill Vernon Frey. But who would want to kill Vernon? Well, practically everyone—Amish and <i>Englisch</i>&#xa0;alike.<br /><br /> When the police point the finger at a suspect Henry knows is innocent, the bishop must decide whether or not to use his mysterious, God-given gift—one he's tried desperately to ignore all these years—to try and set the record straight. His close friend and neighbor, Emma, encourages Henry to follow God's leading.<br /><br /> Could the clue to solving the case be locked somewhere deep in his memory? Will Henry find the courage to move forward in faith and put the right person behind bars? Is his friendship with Emma becoming something more?<br /><br /><i>What the Bishop Saw</i> is a story of extraordinary talents, the bonds of love and friendship, and the unfailing grace of God.

16 An Amish Garden

Author : Beth Wiseman, Kathleen Fuller, Tricia Goyer & Vannetta Chapman
Genre :  Contemporary  Books  Romance  Fiction & Literature  Religious 
Price :  $7.99
Release Date :  2014-03-25
Description :  Gardens are a place to rest, to draw near, and to heal.<br /><br />“Where Healing Blooms” by Vannetta Chapman<br /><br />When Widow Emma Hochstetter discovers a run-away teenager in her barn, and the bishop asks her to provide a haven for a local woman and her two children she finds her quiet life has been interrupted. Then, her mother-in-law, Mary Ann, reveals one of her garden's hidden secrets, something very unexpected. Will she continue alone or will she accept the gifts God has given her?<br /><br />"Flowers for Rachael" by Kathleen Fuller<br /><br />Rachael Bontrager’s flower garden is beautiful, but at twenty-four, she’s &#xa0;lonely. Gideon Beiler fell in love with Rachael almost at first sight. After her grandfather has a stroke, her days are filled with caring for him, and one day Rachael finds her garden in shambles. However, she won’t accept Gideon’s offers of help. Will she realize she doesn’t have to do everything on her own and that God is in control?<br /><br />“Seeds of Love” by Tricia Goyer<br /><br />Sadie Chupp finds her greatest joy in the greenhouses in her Montana community. A company is interested in buying her heirloom seeds, but they are the only thing she has left from her deceased parents. Eli Plank is a traveling bachelor who believes he can help Sadie, but a misunderstanding leaves her heartbroken. Will she trust him again, and let the seeds of a new relationship&#xa0;take root?<br /><br />“Rooted in Love” by Beth Wiseman<br /><br />Rosemary Lantz is doing her best to run her family’s household. She excels at all her tasks except one: gardening. Saul Petersheim has pursued Rosemary for years, but Rosemary keeps turning him down.&#xa0; What Saul doesn’t know is that she has good reason—something no one can know—especially not him.<br /><br />“. . . [An Amish Garden] is a perfect selection of stories that will lift your heart, inspire your faith, and encourage your green thumb.” —CBA Retailers + Resources

17 A Promise for Miriam

Author : Vannetta Chapman
Genre :  Fiction & Literature  Books  Religious 
Price :  $2.99
Release Date :  2012-07-01
Description :  <i>A Promise for Miriam,</i> the first book in a brand-new romantic series from popular author Vannetta Chapman, introduces the Amish community of Pebble Creek and some of the kind, caring people there. As they face challenges to their community from the English world, they come together to reach out to their non-Amish neighbors while still preserving their cherished Plain ways.<br /><br />Amish schoolteacher Miriam King loves her students. At 26, most women her age are married with children of their own, but she hasn’t yet met anyone who can convince her to give up the Plain school that sits along the banks of Pebble Creek. Then newcomer Gabriel Miller steps into her life, bringing his daughter, an air of mystery, and challenges Miriam has never faced before.<br /><br />Will Gabe be able to let go of the past that haunts him? He thinks he just wants to be left alone, but the loving and warm community he and his daughter have moved to has other plans for him. After a near tragedy is averted, he hesitantly returns offers of help and friendship, and he discovers he can make a difference to the people of Pebble Creek—and maybe find love again.

18 The Shipshewana Amish Mystery Collection

Author : Vannetta Chapman
Genre :  Religious  Books  Fiction & Literature  Mysteries & Thrillers  Women Sleuths 
Price :  $7.99
Release Date :  2014-09-23
Description :  Award-winning author Vannetta Chapman’s Shipshewana Amish Mystery series now available in one volume!<br /><br />Falling to Pieces<br /><br />In the Amish community of Shipshewana, two women—one Amish, one English—reluctantly join forces for a short-term business venture. Neither is looking for friendship, but when the town's newspaper editor is murdered, and an unexpected prime suspect is identified, the women form an unlikely alliance to solve the mystery.<br /><br />A Perfect Square<br /><br />Amish-English sleuthing duo Deborah Yoder and Callie Harper set out to solve a murder. But more than an innocent man’s future is at stake. In book two of the Shipshewana Amish Mystery series, God’s grace touches the long-lost past as well as lives shaken by current tragedy.<br /><br />Material Witness<br /><br />The Fall Crafters Fair has barely begun in Shipshewana when murder strikes the small town once again—this time on the property of Daisy's Quilt Shop. It will take all of the sleuthing skills Deborah Yoder and Callie Harper possess to catch the perpetrator. But the stakes are higher than ever before, since the material witness is their best friend's child. Everyone will have to go on a journey of faith deep into the heart of God’s grace.

19 The Christmas Quilt

Author : Vannetta Chapman
Genre :  Religious  Books  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $8.99
Release Date :  2013-10-15
Description :  Annie's life is deliciously full as the Christmas season approaches. She helps her husband, Samuel, attend to the community's minor medical needs. She occasionally assists Belinda, the local midwife, and most days, she finds herself delivering the buggy to her brother Adam. Annie's sister-in-law Leah is due to deliver their first child before Christmas morning, and Annie is determined to finish a crib quilt before the boppli arrives. With six weeks to go, she should have no problem . . . but God may have a different plan. Leah is rushed to the English hospital when the infant arrives early, and Annie discovers the Christmas quilt may hold a far greater significance than she ever imagined.

20 A Home for Lydia

Author : Vannetta Chapman
Genre :  Fiction & Literature  Books  Religious 
Price :  $2.99
Release Date :  2013-02-01
Description :  <i>A Home for Lydia</i>, the second book in a new romantic series from popular author Vannetta Chapman, centers again on the Plain community of Pebble Creek and the kind, caring people there. As they face challenges to their community from the English world, they come together to reach out to their non-Amish neighbors while still preserving their cherished Plain ways.<br /><br />Aaron Troyer simply wants to farm like his father and grandfather before him. But instead he finds himself overseeing the family’s small group of guest cabins nestled along the banks of Pebble Creek. That also means he must work with the cabins’ housekeeper, Lydia Fisher.<br /><br />Lydia is the most outspoken Amish woman Aaron has ever met, and she has strong opinions about how the guest cabins are to be run. She also desperately needs this job. Though sparks fly between boss and employee at first, when the cabins are robbed, nothing is more important to Aaron than making sure Lydia is safe.<br /><br />Together they work to make the vacation property profitable, but can they find out the identity of the culprit before more damage is done? And is Lydia’s dream of a home of her own more than just a wish and a prayer?

21 A Wedding for Julia

Author : Vannetta Chapman
Genre :  Fiction & Literature  Books  Religious 
Price :  $2.99
Release Date :  2013-07-01
Description :  <i>A Wedding for Julia</i>, the third book in a romantic series from popular author Vannetta Chapman, takes a last look at the Amish community of Pebble Creek and the kind, caring people there. As they face challenges from the English world, they come together to reach out to their non-Amish neighbors while still preserving their cherished Plain ways. <br /><br />Julia Beechy is so stunned, she can hardly breathe. Her mother’s announcement that she must either marry or move from the family home upon her mother’s imminent death catches Julia by surprise. How can she leave the only home she has ever known? What about her dream of opening her own Plain café? <br /><br />When Caleb Zook offers support, comfort, and a solution, Julia is afraid to accept it. Can she marry someone she barely knows? Is it the right thing to do? Is this God’s plan for her future? <br /><br />Caleb thought his time for marrying was long past, but he feels a stirring in his heart he cannot shake for this beautiful, forlorn woman. Amid the circumstances of this life-altering decision, the people of Pebble Creek weather the worst storm to hit Wisconsin in the last hundred years. Where will Julia and Caleb be on the other side of it?

22 Where Healing Blooms

Author : Vannetta Chapman
Genre :  Contemporary  Books  Romance  Fiction & Literature  Religious 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2014-05-06
Description :  Gardens are a place to rest, to draw near, and to heal.<br /><br />When Widow Emma Hochstetter discovers a run-away teenager in her barn, and the bishop asks her to provide a haven for a local woman and her two children she finds her quiet life has been interrupted. Then, her mother-in-law, Mary Ann, reveals one of her garden's hidden secrets, something very unexpected. Will she continue alone or will she accept the gifts God has given her?

23 Anna's Healing

Author : Vannetta Chapman
Genre :  Fiction & Literature  Books  Religious 
Price :  $14.99
Release Date :  2015-10-01
Description :  <i>Anna's Healing</i> is the first book in a brand-new collection from popular author Vannetta Chapman. These stories of love and family and Amish community in Oklahoma tell of the miracles that can happen when lives are lived in service to God and to one another.<br /><br />When a tornado strikes the farms surrounding Cody's Creek, Anna Schwartz's life is changed forever. She suffers a spinal cord injury and suddenly finds herself learning to live as a paraplegic.<br /><br />Three people—Chloe Roberts, Jacob Graber, and Ruth Schwartz—join forces to help Anna through her darkest days. Chloe is an <i>Englischer</i> who writes for the local paper. Jacob has recently arrived in town and stays on as a hired hand at her uncle's. And Ruth is her grandmother, a woman of deep faith and a compassionate spirit.<br /><br />Then one morning Anna wakes and finds herself healed. How did it happen? Why did it happen? And what is she to do now? Her life is again turned upside down as the world's attention is drawn to this young Amish girl who has experienced the unexplainable.

24 An Unexpected Blessing

Author : Vannetta Chapman
Genre :  Contemporary  Books  Romance  Fiction & Literature  Religious 
Price :  $0.99
Release Date :  2015-02-17
Description :  At 42, Etta thought she was finished having children, but she’s pregnant again. After a frightening labor, Etta finally gives birth, but her constant worry over her estranged grown son, David, haunts her still. As a new mother again, Etta must hold tightly to the promise that God will watch over her children—and that one day David will return.

25 The Amish Village Mystery Collection

Author : Vannetta Chapman
Genre :  Religious  Books  Fiction & Literature  Mysteries & Thrillers  Women Sleuths 
Price :  $5.99
Release Date :  2015-12-01
Description :  In Middlebury’s Amish Artisan Village, murder is the last thing anyone expects. Can Amber and Hannah find these killers before fear unravels the community . . . or they strike again?<br /><br />Murder Simply Brewed<br /><br />Amber Wright is optimistic about the growing profit from her collection of Amish shops in Middlebury, Indiana—until she receives a call that Ethan Gray is dead. Hurrying over to A Simple Blend, she finds a solitary hole in the front window and the store manager lying next to the espresso machine, dead from an apparent heart attack. All the money is still in his register.<br /><br />When Amber hires a young Amish woman, Hannah Troyer, to take over the shop’s duties, the two women become fast friends—as well as amateur sleuths. The police believe Gray’s death is a by-product of vandalism, but Amber and Hannah aren't convinced.<br /><br />Murder Tightly Knit<br /><br />Even before she heard of Owen Esch’s death, Hannah Troyer knew something was amiss at The Cat’s Meow yarn shop. The store has been closing at odd times, the ever-dependable Mary isn’t always at her post . . . and an Englisch man has been seen loitering around back.<br /><br />Now, as leaves of brown, gold, and orange blanket Middlebury, Indiana, Owen lies dead on the Pumpkinvine Trail. The only clues to the murderer’s identity point in two very different directions—one of them leading right to The Cat’s Meow.<br /><br />Murder Freshly Baked<br /><br />Amber Bowman is thrilled to see the turnout for the Race for a Cure—and relieved to have something to distract her from the “Poison Poet”—an individual who has been sending notes containing bad poetry to warn of poisoned baked goods.<br /><br />Then Ryan Duvall crosses the finish line of the race—and falls down dead, murdered in broad daylight. But who did it? And why? The police suspect Preston Johnston, but Amber refuses to believe her employee could do such a thing.<br /><br />Amber once again looks to her young Amish friend Hannah Troyer to help her find the killer—and to determine if it’s the same person leaving the cryptic poems and pies.

26 Sarah's Orphans

Author : Vannetta Chapman
Genre :  Religious  Books  Fiction & Literature  Romance  Suspense 
Price :  $14.99
Release Date :  2016-08-30
Description :  <b>Orphaned...But Never Abandoned by God</b><br /><br /> Sarah Yoder belongs to a Plain community in Oklahoma, but her days are far from simple. Life suddenly gets complicated when a series of tragic events unfold, leaving her in charge of the household. &#xa0;<br /> &#xa0;<br /> Alone with her younger siblings, Sarah is exhausted but finally at peace. Then she nearly runs over a small Hispanic boy with her buggy...and somehow finds herself sheltering two more orphans.<br /><br /> Paul Byler moved to Cody's Creek to help his brother in a time of need. But now that Joseph has recovered from his heart attack, Paul's ready for a quiet place of his own. The only problem? His new property lands him next door to the orphaned Yoder family—and a calling from God he can't seem to ignore.<br /><br /> A story of extraordinary grace and love in the face of desperate need, Sarah's Orphans is the third standalone novel in the Plain and Simple Miracles collection by Vannetta Chapman.&#xa0;

27 Love in Store

Author : Vannetta Chapman
Genre :  Religious  Books  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $2.99
Release Date :  2016-02-02
Description :  It’s never too late for love, but danger could spoil the heart’s plans.<br /><br />Stella Schrock works at the Old Mill in Nappanee, Indiana, with new employee David Stoltzfus, a recent widower. When strange happenings begin occurring around town, it appears as if someone wants to close the mill. Stella and David have to work together to solve the mystery of what is happening at the Old Amish Mill, and in the process they might just find that God has more in store for their future than they would ever have dreamed possible.

28 Brian's Choice

Author : Vannetta Chapman
Genre :  Fiction & Literature  Books  Religious  Romance  Contemporary 
Price :  $2.99
Release Date :  2015-08-01
Description :  <i>Brian's Choice</i> is an e-only novella prequel to the brand-new Plain and Simple Miracles collection from popular author Vannetta Chapman (<i>A Promise for Miriam</i>). These stories of love and family and Amish community in Oklahoma tell of the miracles that can happen when lives are lived in service to God and to one another.<br /><br />Brian Walker has it all—a trust fund, the job of his dreams, and a beautiful woman at his side. But all of that changes in one tragic moment. Six months later he finds himself in the small town of Cody's Creek, Oklahoma, and eventually becomes a member of the Amish community located there.<br /><br />Brian feels God's hand directing his path, and he begins to hope that perhaps his past is behind him for good. However, nothing prepares him for the day his bishop asks him a question.<br /><br />Brian's choice changes everything.<br /><br />A story about the miracle of faith, the solace of love, and our ability to forgive and be forgiven.

29 Joshua's Mission

Author : Vannetta Chapman
Genre :  Fiction & Literature  Books  Romance  Suspense  Religious 
Price :  $14.99
Release Date :  2016-02-01
Description :  <i>Joshua's Mission</i> is a new standalone novel in the Plain and Simple Miracles collection from popular author Vannetta Chapman. These stories of love and family and Amish community in Oklahoma tell of the miracles that can happen when lives are lived in service to God and to one another.<br /><br /> Joshua Kline travels from his farm in Oklahoma to offer aid to an <i>Englisch </i>town on the gulf coast of Texas after a category 4 hurricane has ravaged the area. He brings his brother with him, who needs a change of environment. The last thing he wants for Alton is another brush with the law. He is pleasantly surprised when he hears that Becca Troyer, the bishop's granddaughter, plans on joining their team.<br /><br /> What will Joshua find when he arrives in Texas? A lack of electricity, certainly, which poses little problem for the Amish volunteers as they help restore order from destruction. But a budding romance? A call from God? And a possible healing of his relationship with Alton?<br /><br /><i>Joshua's Mission</i> is a story of love, forgiveness, and the grace of God that carries us through even the worst situations.

30 Deep Shadows

Author : Vannetta Chapman
Genre :  Religious  Books  Fiction & Literature  Romance  Suspense 
Price :  $14.99
Release Date :  2016-06-28
Description :  <b>All It Takes Is One Night<br /> to Plunge the World into Darkness</b><br /><br /> Life in Abney, Texas, is predictable and safe—until the night a massive solar flare wipes out all modern technology. <br /><br /> Shelby Sparks, novelist and single mom, had one goal: to provide for her diabetic son. In the wake of this global disaster, her mission hasn't changed. Only now, medication is a priceless commodity and the future resembles an apocalyptic nightmare.<br /><br /> Max Berkman and Shelby were once sweethearts, but he lost his chance at claiming her love years ago. When the abrupt loss of power ushers him into a leadership role, he rises to the occasion. But his highest priority—to keep Shelby and her son safe—could prove to be the biggest challenge of all.<br /><br /> As the brilliant northern lights give way to deep shadows, Max and Shelby's faith will be tested like never before. Only one rule remains: <i>Find a way to survive.</i><br /><br />* * *<br /><br /> In this first book in an eerily plausible dystopian series, a memorable cast of characters must navigate a familiar world thrown into chaos.

31 Raging Storm

Author : Vannetta Chapman
Genre :  Religious  Books  Fiction & Literature  Romance  Suspense 
Price :  $14.99
Release Date :  2017-01-31
Description :  <b>In the Darkness,<br /> Anarchy Awakens</b><br /><br /> When a massive solar flare wiped out all modern technology across the globe, the small town of Abney, Texas, was thrown into chaos. Shelby Sparks and her teenage son, Carter, have found refuge, but Shelby knows she can't simply remain hidden. Carter is a type 1 diabetic in need of insulin—and Shelby will risk her life traveling to Austin to make sure he gets it.<br /><br /> Shelby's best friend and high school sweetheart, Max Berkman, won't even consider letting her make the perilous journey alone. Together, they manage to reach the capital—only to discover that while things are desperate in Abney, Austin has turned into an urban nightmare on the brink of anarchy. <br /><br /> Shelby and Max's search for medical supplies will lead them into terrifying territory, where the only thing more uncertain than finding what they need is the hope of making it out of the city alive.<br /><br /> * * *<br /><br /> In this second book in an eerily plausible, action-packed dystopian series, survival will be threatened and faith will be put to the ultimate test as a raging storm engulfs America.

32 Light of Dawn

Author : Vannetta Chapman
Genre :  Religious  Books  Fiction & Literature  Romance  Suspense 
Price :  $14.99
Release Date :  2017-06-27
Description :  <b>Before Dawn, What Dangers Lurk in the Darkness?</b><br /><br /> For nine months, since a devastating solar flare caused a complete failure of the electrical grid, Shelby Sparks and her diabetic son, Carter, have been living at the ranch of Shelby's high school sweetheart, Max Berkman.<br /><br /> Mostly insulated from the chaos surrounding them, Shelby and Max discover that the Texas government has fled the capitol and is barely maintaining control of the state. The governor needs volunteers to search for the new federal government, but no one knows exactly where it might be located—if it even still exists—or what perils await those brave enough to take on the mission.<br /><br /> Compelled by Carter's desperate need for insulin and their God-given sense of duty, Shelby and Max answer the governor's call and set out on a treacherous 600-mile journey, where they will experience the terrifying effects of unrestrained anarchy. If they have the faith and fortitude necessary to reach their destination, what will they find when they get there?<br /><br /> In this thrilling conclusion to the Remnant trilogy, America is left teetering between total collapse and the dawn of a new and vastly different reality.

33 When the Bishop Needs an Alibi

Author : Vannetta Chapman
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books  Fiction & Literature  Religious 
Price :  $14.99
Release Date :  2017-08-29
Description :  <b></b><b>A Terrible Secret Hides in the Bulrushes</b><br /><br /> Amish bishop Henry Lapp eagerly awaits the annual arrival of 20,000 sandhill cranes to the San Luis Valley of Colorado. But his visit to the Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge reveals more than just a miracle of God's creation. Hidden among the bulrushes and cattails is the deceased body of a young woman.<br /><br /> As the local authorities attempt to unravel the mystery, Henry feels God's calling to use his extraordinary talent to aid in the investigation. His ability to draw from memory in photographic detail could help solve this puzzling case.<br /><br /> Henry's closest friend, Emma Fisher, has always urged him to embrace his gift. As their relationship deepens, Henry realizes his involvement could put him and those he loves in the direct path of a killer, one who is willing to do anything to cover up a brutal crime, including framing the bishop.<br /><br /><i>When the Bishop Needs an Alibi</i> is a compelling story of faith, friendship, and finding courage only God can provide.



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