Authors: Mindy Starns Clark,Susan Meissner
The Men of Lancaster County Series
By Mindy Starns Clark and Susan Meissner
The Amish Groom
The Women of Lancaster County Series
By Mindy Starns Clark and Leslie Gould
The Amish Midwife
The Amish Nanny
The Amish Bride
The Amish Seamstress
Other Fiction by Mindy Starns Clark
A Penny for Your Thoughts
Don’t Take Any Wooden Nickels
A Dime a Dozen
A Quarter for a Kiss
The Buck Stops Here
The Trouble with Tulip
Blind Dates Can Be Murder
Elementary, My Dear Watkins
Whispers of the Bayou
Shadows of Lancaster County
Under the Cajun Moon
Secrets of Harmony Grove
Echoes of Titanic
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This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents are products of the authors’ imaginations or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, is entirely coincidental.
THE AMISH GROOM
Copyright © 2014 by Mindy Starns Clark and Susan Meissner
Published by Harvest House Publishers
Eugene, Oregon 97402
Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Clark, Mindy Starns.
The Amish groom / Mindy Starns Clark and Susan Meissner.
pages cm.—(Men of Lancaster County ; book 1)
ISBN 978-0-7369-5734-2 (pbk.)
ISBN 978-0-7369-5735-9 (eBook)
1. Amish—Fiction. 2. Lancaster County (Pa.)—Fiction. I. Meissner, Susan, 1961- II. Title.
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For the Akamines
Brian, Tracey, Hannah, and Emiko
with love and thanks for your faith and your friendship
Our sincere and heartfelt thanks are extended to
Kim Moore, editor extraordinaire, and the entire Harvest House team, for being so gifted and dedicated in all you do.
Chip MacGregor, our literary agent, for pairing two good friends on such a wonderful collaborative journey.
John Clark, for assistance with plotting, brainstorming, research, and so much more.
Ben Riihl and the Daniel and Liz Fisher family, all of Lancaster County, for opening your Amish homes to us, sharing your insights and friendship, and showing us such warm hospitality.
Emily Clark, Lauren Clark, Tara Kenny, and Christy Koustourlis, for help with brainstorming and problem-solving.
Erik Wesner and Sherry Gore, for assistance in our research.
God, who walks alongside all of us on the search for our true place of belonging.