In My People, the Amish, Joe Keim paints a detailed picture of life behind the bonnets and buggies. More than a biography, this is an honest look at the heart-warming traditions that mingle with the deep-rooted legalism of the Amish community in Ashland, Ohio.
“This is a unique story of one man’s astonishing journey from an Amish world unlike any I have ever known.” -Ira Wagler, Author of Growing Up Amish
Celesta and Keziah Thiessen are a mother and daughter team who wrote these books together for fun because they both love stories and using their imaginations. They started writing the series when Keziah was seven years old.
During the brainstorming phase, they immediately came up with the idea of having a cat as one of the main characters – cats were Keziah’s favorite animals. Now Keziah is eleven. She still loves animals of all kinds, especially dragons.
Baron Luzader, former Navy SEAL, never liked to talk … until he was forced to do it as part of his post-service therapy. Now, he finds his free tongue gets him in trouble more often than not, especially when he’s assigned to work a surveillance mission with a brilliant, beautiful woman. Eight years in Special Ops didn’t prepare him for Nessa.
Nessa Dimmick finally has a chance to prove herself in her field of Information Management. The biggest perk of the new job turns out to be her hunky partner, a former Navy SEAL with a great smile and no filter on what he says…
The Crusades is an authoritative, accessible single-volume history of the brutal struggle for the Holy Land in the Middle Ages. Thomas Asbridge–a renowned historian who writes with “maximum vividness” (Joan Acocella, The New Yorker)–covers the years 1095 to 1291 in this big, ambitious, readable account of one of the most fascinating periods in history.
From Richard the Lionheart to the mighty Saladin, from the emperors of Byzantium to the Knights Templar, Asbridge’s book is a magnificent epic of Holy War between the Christian and Islamic worlds, full of adventure, intrigue, and sweeping grandeur.
A young man is found in a riverside park, his head bashed in with a rock. One clue is left behind to uncover his identity–an admission stamp for the local gay club.
DS Lucy Black is called in to investigate. As Lucy delves into the community, tensions begin to rise as the man’s death draws the attention of the local Gay Rights group to a hate-speech Pastor who, days earlier, had advocated the stoning of gay people and who refuses to retract his statement…
After a disastrous marriage, Angie Jamison swore off men and dedicated herself to her life-long dream of training and placing therapy dogs. When her German shepherd pup bonds instantly with a friend’s brother, Angie offers to loan him the shepherd on one condition: he socialize the pup and teach her basic obedience under Angie’s instruction.
Ryan Mulvane is running from his past but he can’t run fast enough. When he meets Angie and bonds with Shilo, he figures he has nothing to lose by giving the pup a temporary home. The dog’s companionship might even help him cope with the all-consuming guilt that has plagued him since the night his best friend died in his arms…
What should have been a relaxing vacation in Paris turns into another unwinnable situation for expert criminology consultant Leopold Blake.
Caught in the cross hairs of a ruthless assassin and on the run from the police for a murder he didn’t commit, Blake and his team must fight to clear his name before it’s too late…
“You are the most God-gifted writer I’ve ever had,” Tom’s college professor told him. However, Tom quit college; his love of farming drew him back to the farm. Thirty years later, Tom picked up the pen again, drawing readers into farming adventures with him.
In these exciting and uplifting true stories, he shares his love of farming, family, and God. His unique writing style brings the reader right alongside him and his family as they work on their northern Wisconsin dairy farm.
The Poisonwood Bible is a story told by the wife and four daughters of Nathan Price, a fierce, evangelical Baptist who takes his family and mission to the Belgian Congo in 1959. They carry with them everything they believe they will need from home, but soon find that all of it–from garden seeds to Scripture–is calamitously transformed on African soil.
What follows is a suspenseful epic of one family’s tragic undoing and remarkable reconstruction over the course of three decades in postcolonial Africa…
In this “extraordinary family memoir,” the National Book Award–winning author of The Future Is History reveals the story of her two grandmothers, who defied Fascism and Communism during a time when tyranny reigned.
Ester and Ruzya is a spellbinding work of storytelling, filled with political intrigue and passionate emotion, acts of courage and acts of betrayal. The result is a memoir that reads like a novel–and an extraordinary testament to the bonds of family and the power of hope, love, and endurance.
Army epidemiologist Frank Slater is facing a court-martial, but after his punishment is mysteriously lifted, Slater is offered a job no one else wants–to travel to a small island off the coast of Alaska and investigate a potentially lethal phenomenon: The permafrost has begun to melt, exposing bodies from a colony that was wiped out by the dreaded Spanish flu of 1918.
Frank must determine if the thawed remains still carry the deadly virus in their frozen flesh and, if so, ensure that it doesn’t come back to life.
After ten years, life is giving them a second chance…
Tushar will do anything to rekindle his marriage. Keeping his wife safe is his number one priority. Hiding in the Mountains of Montana is their best chance at survival. Trish isn’t on the same page. She wants more time with the son she hasn’t seen for ten years. She wants her life back. What if it turns out no place is safe? The sparks that brought them together two decades ago are still burning. Neither is willing to take the risk. But second chances should never be squandered.
Ellie, a young woman writing her philosophy dissertation, becomes disrupted by echoes from the past. She follows the voices replaying in her mind to an introspective examination of her childhood and adolescence within her extended family.
This intimate inspection of relationships between family members–and the family’s dogs–leads her to uncover three generations of the family secrets and the focal points of tension in the family’s history.
Crochet pattern to create a pink little girl doll. The doll can be made using any yarn you wish. Choose a hook size that matches the yarn.
“These are some of the cutest little crochet patterns. The dolls are adorable. The patterns are easy to read and understand. I enjoyed working with them.” -Messy, Amazon Reviewer
Will Larson has one last chance to save his stagnant career as an architect: design a grand restoration for a long-abandoned abbey. Looming above the breathtaking, windswept coast of Maine, Winterbay Abbey offers a picturesque spot for a charming hotel. But the locals harbor a peculiar distaste for the ruined Gothic convent.
After witnessing a drowning within sight of the abbey, Will wonders why the police seem disinterested in the case. He begins looking deeper into the incident, gradually uncovering chilling secrets behind the old nunnery’s walls…
In this journalistic tour de force, bestselling author Edward Klein, a friend of Jacqueline Onassis’s for many years, takes us behind the public image to give us a story that has never been told before.
Much more than a portrait of a famous celebrity, JUST JACKIE: HER PRIVATE YEARS captures the essence of a captivating woman whose passion for wealth was matched only by her deep need for privacy.
Something evil is heading to the town of Stillwater….
The 150th year anniversary of the town’s founding is only a few days away and the witches feel their power growing. The battlefield ghosts are becoming more life like as well. But with it comes a sense of dread and doom. Every 50 years the town of Stillwater must endure tragedy. And this year one of their own goes missing right before her eyes took on a hideous glare. What does it all mean? More revelations are put forth…are they good or bad?
3 suspenseful stories + 3 EXCLUSIVE BONUS scenes in one red-hot volume!
There’s more than meets the eye on Twin Moon Ranch, home to a pack of shapeshifting wolves willing to battle for life and love. In Desert Moon, lonely pack alpha Ty Hawthorne meets his match. If only his destined mate weren’t the daughter of a rival pack! In Desert Blood, sunny Cody Hawthorne faces the challenge of his life when a trio of vampires hunt down a beguiling woman who will never be accepted by his wolf pack. In Desert Fate, lone wolf and cop Kyle Williams comes face to face with all the good – and bad – of a troubled past. All three stories are packed with action, suspense, and romance!