A Wells Landing Romance 7
The Quilting Circle
Paperback, Mass market
FICTION / Christian / Romance
Oct 31, 2017
4.2 x 6.8 x 0.8 in
- Author Bio
United by faith, and bonded by their quilting circle, the Amish women of Wells Landing, Oklahoma, are there for one another through all life’s joys and challenges…
MORE THAN FRIENDSHIP
Youngest quilter Clara Rose Yutzy is planning her wedding to her longtime beau—which is why she resolutely ignores newly warm feelings for her best friend, Obidiah. But Obie is certain God intends them to be together. With the Lord’s help, he’ll prove to Clara Rose how much he loves her…
MORE THAN A PROMISE
Mariana Miller prayed for a child throughout fifteen years of marriage. But now, newly widowed, Mariana discovers she’s pregnant—with twins! She’s more grateful than ever for her caring community—especially Reuben Weisel, her late husband’s business partner and best friend. Reuben’s quiet strength comforts her—until he proposes marriage…
MORE THAN A MARRIAGE
Tess Smiley is new to Wells Landing and newly married. But her marriage isn’t the harmonious union she envisioned. Tess loves Jacob with all her heart, but her heart tells her she must take a stand—and ask for support. Only then does Jacob see how he has hurt her. But is he too late?…
Story Locale: Oklahoma.
Amy Lillard won a Carol Award in 2013 for her novel, Saving Gideon.
Large print rights have sold for Lorie’s Heart, Courting Emily, and Caroline’s Secret.
Tension between the Amish and the “English” is a very popular theme in Amish fiction. Lillard always addresses this tension in surprising and innovative ways which showcases her deep knowledge of Amish culture.
Emphasizing the importance of faith, family, love, and community, Amy Lillard creates sweet romances with honest characters and a welcoming Amish setting.
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Praise for Amy Lillard’s Wells Landing series
“Lillard’s evocative prose, well-drawn protagonists, and detailed settings result in an inspirational story of romance, faith, and trust. Caroline’s search for forgiveness and happiness will appeal to fans of Wanda Brunstetter and Beverly Lewis.”—Library Journal on Caroline’s Secret
“A beautifully written romance…fast paced and believable. Lillard writes stories readers can relate to.”—RT Book Reviews, 4 Stars for Just Plain Sadie
“[A] gentle romantic meander…Readers will enjoy following Lorie’s adventures.”—Publishers Weekly on Lorie’s Heart
“Lillard’s writing showcases a deep knowledge of the modern Amish culture.”—Tulsa People
“Amy Lillard takes the Amish romance genre to new heights of excellence…Amy’s writing in Caroline’s Secret is exquisite.” - Family Fiction on Caroline’s Secret