Slow down! A horse and buggy in front of you! Look at the manicured cornfields and pastures. See the straw hats and white caps. Let’s stop for raspberry shoo-fly- pie and coffee! Where are we?
If you said “Amish country” give yourself a high five! Whether or not you’ve been there, this week’s spotlighted author can show you Amish culture, food and romance. (And you’ll know that “gut” is pronounced “goot!”)
I was in my fourth rewrite of The Covered Bet when she came on board to our critique group. She has an eye and memory for detail. “Umm, I might be wrong but did you say he had red hair and now it’s brown?” Invaluable!
She’s an artist in every way – painting, photography, singing and of course writing. Please welcome my friend:
Each book in Kate Lloyd’s Legacy of Lancaster Trilogy is brim full of Amish culture and tangled webs. A native of Baltimore, Kate has spent much time in Lancaster County, PA doing exhaustive research for her books so everything is: “meet, right and salutary.”
She and her husband live in the Pacific Northwest, the setting for Kate’s first novel, A Portrait of Marguerite. She’s worked a variety of jobs, including car salesman and restaurateur.
Her stories gave me an appreciation for many aspects of the Amish life. They are romantic, fun and always have a message. You’ll be very happy you read them:
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The Bible tells us to think on things that are good and right and lovely—to dwell on the good things in others and things about which to be glad. I thank God for Kate Lloyd who gives us those things in her novels. This week let’s put everything else out of our heads and mouths. And the God of peace will be with us.