“Amish fiction is here to stay. The sales for Amish titles may come down some in future years, but it will always be good selling category in the Christian book market,” says White. Harvest House has several Amish series that will have new releases this year, including the Little Valley Series by Jerry S. Eicher, The Amish Farm Trilogy by Gayle Roper, The Wayne County Series by Mary Ellis and The Women of Lancaster County by Clark and Leslie Gould.

For the Fans

For fans of Amish fiction, this year brings a slew of new releases from new and current authors. Below is a partial list of 2011 Amish fiction titles. For more information about the Amish and Amish fiction, check out:




Currently in Bookstores

The Amish Midwife by Mindy Starns Clark and Leslie Gould

A Wedding Quilt for Ella by Jerry S. Eicher

A Rose Revealed by Gayle Roper

The Search by Suzanne Woods Fisher

March 2011

Lilly’s Wedding Quilt by Kelly Long

Plain Proposal by Beth Wiseman

What the Heart Sees by Kathleen Fuller

April 2011

Abigail’s New Hope by Mary Ellis

The Judgment by Beverly Lewis

May 2011

Ella’s Wish by Jerry S. Eicher

The Promise of an Angel by Ruth Reid

June 2011

Double Take by Melody Carlson

July 2011

The Amish Nanny by Mindy Starns Clark and Leslie Gould

A Baby for Hannah by Jerry S. Eicher

August 2011

Healing Hearts by Beth Wiseman

Hide and Secret by Kathleen Fuller

Treasuring Emma by Kathleen Fuller

September 2011

Ella Finds Love Again by Jerry S. Eicher

Falling to Pieces by Vannetta Chapman

A Lancaster County Christmas by Suzanne Woods Fisher

The Mercy by Beverly Lewis

October 2011

A Marriage for Meghan by Mary Ellis

The Wonder of Your Love by Beth Wiseman

December 2011

An Amish Wedding by Wiseman, Fuller, Long

The Captive Heart by Dale Cramer


Sarah Hamaker is a freelance writer and editor, and author of Hired @ Home: The Christian Mother's Guide to Working From Home. She lives in Fairfax, Va., with her husband and four children. Visit her at www.sarahhamaker.com.