Amanda Pearson, a Quaker woman suffering from a broken engagement, leaves her home in New York and travels West to minister to the Nez Perce Indians. Along the way, she encounters many problems, yet she never gives up. Like a true woman of courage, Amanda trusts God to see her through, even when she fights illness, abandonment, misunderstandings, and an unexpected event. Set in 1837, this historical novel has many twists and turns that will take readers from the rugged Rocky Mountains to Oregon Territory and the home of the Spalding Mission, where the Nez Perce Indians were first introduced to Christianity.
Woman of Courage
Looking for a Miracle
Rebekah Stoltzfus, confined to a wheelchair, longs for a miracle — a way to be self-supporting. When Daniel Beachy spends time with Rebekah she believes he feels sorry for her and is interested in obtaining her new business. Will Rebekah ever find the miracle she’s looking for?
Plain and Fancy
Laura Meade, who grew up in the fancy English world, falls in love with Amish man, Eli Yoder. But Eli’s girlfriend, Pauline, has other plans for Eli. Is it good for two people, one plain, the other fancy, to fall in love? Will Laura and Eli find a way to be together?
The Hope Chest
Rachel Beachy wants something she can’t have — her sister Anna’s boyfriend. When Anna unexpectedly leaves the Amish faith, Rachel’s hope is rekindled. Can Silas set the pain of Anna’s rejection aside and see Rachel as anything more than a child? Will Rachel be disappointed, or will she learn the true meaning of hope.
The Healing Quilt
Retired Amish newlyweds Emma and Lamar Miller have decided to buy a winter place in Sarasota, Florida. But it wouldn’t feel like home if Emma didn’t take her quilting materials and offer classes. Wounded and hurting people have a knack for finding their way to her classes for some quilting therapy: Jennifer, a pregnant new mom; Mike, a charter boat owner; Erika, a wheelchair-bound teen; Kim, a waitress; Noreen, a newly-retired widow; and BJ, an artist facing illness. And when Jan visits from Indiana, romance is also added to the class discussions.
The Westward Brides Christmas Collection
Only the brave—or foolhardy—would attempt a westward journey during the winters of the 1800′s. But the promise of a new life is strong for those taking wagon trains, stagecoaches, or passenger trains to new settlements, as well as those using any excuse to run from their pasts, gain adventure, and find a place to call home. As Christmas approaches, will nine couples find new hope in romance, or will they have to turn back to where they came from? Readers will enjoy diverse settings in history west of the Mississippi River as penned by many of Christian fiction’s leading authors, including New York Times bestselling author Wanda E. Brunstetter.