*New: Revised and Expanded Edition* Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live in an Old Order Amish community? This is the updated true story of my 4 visits to Unity, Maine where I lived... More > with 3 remarkable Amish families. I went there to do research for my new Amish novel, The Ring Thief, and I did everything they did. I dressed like them, rode in buggies, taught in their school house and even attended an Amish wedding. Join me on my fascinating Amish adventure!< Less
Nichole Brown lives with the regret of accidentally killing her father while protecting her mother from his violence. Scarred by painful memories, Nichole tries to forget her past as she and her... More > mother move from Brooklyn, New York to the small town of Biddeford, Maine. While attending high school there she befriends twin siblings James and Janelle Johnson. The pastor’s kids soon discover Nichole’s talent for singing and together they form a band. Even though Nichole is grateful for her two friends, she hides her secret and begins a risky online relationship with a stranger who attends her school. Just when Nichole finally begins to heal, the secret of her father's death is exposed. Though many reject her, James and Janelle are steadfast in showing her kindness. Through a reappearing Bible verse, good friends and a sign from heaven, Nichole finally learns about forgiveness and true love.< Less
One stormy night a young girl was rushed to the hospital after being hit by a truck. After the accident, no one can find records of her existence, and she suffers from amnesia. A few years later at a... More > historic castle, she finds a magic diary that can transport its reader through time when it is read out loud. The diary brings her to the Middle Ages where she is welcomed as the long lost Princess Anneliese. She begins to learn the ways of royalty as she fails at ballroom dancing, gets to know the royal family, and remembers more of her childhood. She is soon caught in the middle of a war over the magic diary as she is kidnapped and almost assassinated. After she outsmarts the enemy’s king and loses her best friend, she makes the difficult choice to do the right thing. She accepts her responsibility as the future queen as she discovers her true identity.< Less
No one recognizes the young girl who is found after being hit by a truck. She can't remember anything before the accident. There are no records of her existence.
She is named Naomi. Just when she... More > thinks she will never learn about her past, she is taken to a historic castle on a field trip. There, in the castle wall, she finds a diary that takes her back in time. In the Middle Ages everyone welcomes Naomi as the long lost Princess Anneliese, except for the ones who want her dead. She finds out being a princess is not what it seems as she is pursued by the enemy, kidnapped and almost assasinated. She learns how to take matters into her own hands to survive and protect her family. She realizes what’s most important in life, and most of all she learns about her true identity.< Less
This is the fascinating true story of my stay with several Amish families. I went there to do research for my upcoming book, The Ring Thief, but I learned so much more than I thought I would. This is... More > the story of the fun times we shared and the friendships that were made.< Less
This is the fascinating, true story of my stay with three Amish families in Unity, Maine. I went there to do research for my upcoming book, The Ring Thief, and I did everything the Amish did. I... More > dressed like them, rode in buggies, made cheese from scratch, helped make 100 quarts of apple sauce, and I taught in the one-room school house. Not only did I learn how truly amazing the Amish are and how greatly I respect them, but I made friends and memories with them that will last a life time.< Less
After her first fiancé heartlessly dumped her, Charlotte Cooper took revenge on the male species by tricking men into proposing to her, dumping them, then selling the rings online. When one ex... More > violently demands back a ring that she cannot recover, recently orphaned Charlotte and her younger sister take refuge with their Amish relatives. As the Amish community suspects Charlotte of robbing several Amish homes, Elijah the gentle farmhand can’t help his growing love for her, though dating her is as taboo as electricity unless she joins the Amish faith. When an unknown attacker dangerously strikes repeatedly, she wonders if her rampaging ex-fiancé has located her and wants revenge. When being together almost destroys their future, Charlotte and Elijah must choose between vengeance or pursuing faith, forgiveness, and true love.< Less