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Burden of Proof

Characterizing the Strong Female Character by DiAnn Mills

A strong female character begins with a woman who has experienced life and grown from the lessons learned. Through adversity, she’s been wounded; taken note of what caused the mental, physical, or spiritual infliction; explored how to heal; and applied the techniques. When others fall, she’s still standing, and when she does bottom out, she’s […]

The Ladies of Ivy Cottage

The Ladies of Ivy Cottage: Review by Susan Scott Ferrell

The Ladies of Ivy Cottage – It’s That Good! The last time I reviewed a Julie Klassen novel, she was a new-to-me author. Since then, I haven’t met a Klassen novel that I didn’t like. Her latest installment in her Ivy Hill series, The Ladies of Ivy Cottage, is no exception. Be sure to add this […]


Annie’s Amish Inn Mysteries: Secrets of the Amish Diary

Secrets of the Amish Diary follows Liz Eckardt as she learns the inns and outs of running a bed and breakfast. She yearns for a quieter life and when she buys the Olde Mansion Inn, located in the heart of Amish Country, quiet is not on the agenda. From a group of loud and boisterous […]


Honey Bee Cafe: Interview and Giveaway with Kathy Kimble

Hi Kathy, welcome to Destination Amish! Can you tell us about Honey Bee Café and Bakery? Honey Bee Cafe opened July 2015 in Sugarcreek, Ohio as a local eatery & coffee shop. In 2016 we added the bakery and began baking all of our baked goods in house from scratch. Some folks may not know […]

The Light Before Day

The Light Before Day: Interview with Suzanne Woods Fisher

The Light Before Day is the third book in the Nantucket Legacy series. How is this book different from the two preceding novels? The series’ umbrella has been the historical rise and fall of Nantucket Island. The Light Before Day captures the steep decline of Quaker Nantucket in the mid-nineteenth century after decades as the […]

Premeditated Peppermint

Premeditated Peppermint by Amanda Flower: Excerpt and Giveaway

Excerpt from Chapter 1 Peppermint is much more than a Christmastime treat. It has a thousand uses. It has been used to freshen breath, flavor beverages, calm nerves, and even grow hair. But as far as I could tell, it did not have the power to repel ex-boyfriends. I wasn’t considering this failing on peppermint’s […]

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