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Mom’s Strawberry Pie by Marta Perry

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The strawberries are ripening as fast as we can pick them here in central Pennsylvania, and we’re all kept busy finding ways to use the delectable treat. My husband comes in from the garden every day now with a strainer full of lovely, ripe berries. The ones that are grown here, unlike the strawberries you […]

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A Giveaway of The Rescued by Marta Perry

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What do you think of when I say the words Amish schoolhouse? Did you picture a small white frame building in a secluded rural spot, with children in Amish clothing playing ball or tag outside? That’s the most common image we have, especially of the Pennsylvania Amish. But Amish schooling wasn’t always so peaceful. In […]

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The Contradiction of Writing Amish Suspense by Marta Perry

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What comes to mind when you hear the word Amish? Most people visualize lush pastures and horse-drawn buggies and smell the enticing aroma of freshly-baked streusel pie. The peaceful, pastoral setting seems far removed from the world of suspense fiction, with its aura of threat and danger. Maybe it’s that contrast that draws the reader […]

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Amish Appeal by Marta Perry

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Awhile back, in the course of a fairly long series for Steeple Hill Love Inspired, I introduced some Amish minor characters, wondering what my editor would say about that. She responded, “You know that Amish thing? Do that more.” So, since I’m in the habit of saying yes to editors, probably in reaction to all […]

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A Visit with Marta Perry

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I’m sitting here in sunny South Carolina, watching the weather forecast which tells me that at home in our central Pennsylvania valley, still more snow and cold weather is predicted. Any guilt I feel at enjoying the sunshine while my friends back home are shivering is balanced by the reminder that I couldn’t do anything […]

Book Reviews

The Forgiven – Review by Susan Ferrell

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I am a newbie when it comes to the writings of Marta Perry.  So when I received a copy of her latest release, The Forgiven (first in her newest series Keepers of the Promise), I went in with eyes wide open.  The Forgiven is certainly different than most of the other novels I have read […]

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Guest post by Marta Perry plus Giveaway!

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Marta Perry is our guest today and she is blogging about a subject I know we all love…Amish cooking. She is also giving one lucky reader the chance to win her new book Susanna’s Dream. Contest rules are at the bottom of the post. Let’s all welcome Marta to Destination Amish! Amish Cooking by Marta […]