Wanda E. Brunstetter Books In Order

Publication Order of Brides Of Lancaster County Books

A Merry Heart (1997) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Looking For a Miracle (2001) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Plain and Fancy (2002) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Hope Chest (2002) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Brides Of Webster County Books

Going Home (2004) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
On Her Own (2005) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dear to Me (2005) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Allison's Journey (2005) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Brides Of Lehigh Canal Books

Kelly's Chance (2004) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Betsy's Return (2007) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sarah's Choice (2010) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Daughters Of Lancaster County Books

The Storekeeper's Daughter (2005) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Quilter's Daughter (2005) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Bishop's Daughter (2006) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Holmes County Books

A Sister's Secret (2007) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Sister's Test (2007) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Sister's Hope (2008) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Rachel Yoder Books

School's Out (2007) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Back to School (2007) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Out of Control (2008) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
New Beginnings (2008) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Happy Heart (2008) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Just Plain Foolishness (2008) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Jumping to Conclusions (2009) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Growing Up (2009) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Indiana Cousins Books

A Cousin's Promise (2009) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Cousin's Prayer (2009) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Cousin's Challenge (2010) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Kentucky Brothers Books

The Journey (2011) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Healing (2011) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Struggle (2012) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Double Trouble Books

What a Pair! (2012) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Bumpy Ride Ahead! (2012) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Bubble Troubles (2013) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Green Fever (2013) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Humble Pie (2014) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Half-Stitched Amish Quilting Club Books

The Half-Stitched Amish Quilting Club (2012) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Tattered Quilt (2013) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Healing Quilt (2014) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Discovery Short Stories

Goodbye to Yesterday (2013) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Silence of Winter (2013) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Hope of Spring (2013) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Pieces of Summer (2013) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Revelation in Autumn (2013) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Vow for Always (2013) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Prairie State Friends Books

The Decision (2015) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Gift (2015) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Revelation / The Restoration (2016) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Lopsided Christmas Cake Books

The Lopsided Christmas Cake (2015) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Farmers' Market Mishap (2017) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Amish Millionaire Books

The English Son (2016) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Stubborn Father (2016) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Betrayed Fiancee (2016) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Missing Will (2016) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Divided Family (2016) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Selfless Act (2016) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Amish Cooking Class Books

The Seekers (2017) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Blessing (2017) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Celebration (2018) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Prayer Jars Books

The Hope Jar (2018) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Forgiving Jar (2019) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Healing Jar (2019) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Amish Greenhouse Mysteries Books

The Crow's Call (2020) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Mockingbird's Song (2020) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Clowning Around (2003) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
White Christmas Pie (2008) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Wisdom of Solomon Lapp (2009) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Lydia's Charm (2010) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Twice Loved (2013) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Woman of Courage (2014) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Hawaiian Quilt (2016) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Christmas Secret (2016) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

Rescue (2001) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Romance on the Rails (2001) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Attic Treasures (2005) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Holiday Hope (2005) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Washington (2005) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Schoolhouse Brides (2005) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Patchwork Holiday (2005) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Love Finds a Home (2011) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Log Cabin Christmas (2011) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Love Finds a Way (2012) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Time to Laugh (2014) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Sweet Surprise Romance Collection (2015) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Log Cabin Christmas Collection (2016) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Beloved Christmas Quilt (2017) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

Mother's Love (2004) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Simple Life: Devotional Thoughts from Amish Country (2006) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Wanda E. Brunstetter's Amish Friends Cookbook (2007) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Wanda E. Brunstetter's Amish Friends Cookbook Volume 2 (2009) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Celebration of the Simple Life (2010) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Inspiring Thoughts from the Simple Life (2011) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Wanda E. Brunstetter's Amish Friends Cookbook: Desserts (2011) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Portrait of Amish Life (2012) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Best of Amish Friends Cookbook Collection (2013) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Simple Life Perpetual Calendar (2013) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Wanda E. Brunstetter's Amish Friends Christmas Cookbook (2014) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Wanda E. Brunstetter's The Simple Life Devotional (2014) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Wanda E. Brunstetter's Amish Friends Harvest Cookbook (2016) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Amish Quilts (2016) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Wanda Brunstetter is an outstanding romance novelist with over 70 novels in her name. Through her talent, she has lured millions of her readers to losing their hearts to the Amish people’s way of life with over 80 million copies of her books sold to date. Majority of her books have often dominated the bestsellers list in the Publisher’s Weekly, New York Times, CBD, CBA, USA Today and ECPA. Wanda is considered the founding fathers of Amish fiction. Her Amish genre has been covered by various publications such as the USA Today, Time Magazine, Country Woman, Good Housekeeping and Newsweek magazine. Many of Wanda’s books have also been translated into more than four foreign languages.

Wanda’s fascination with Amish genre intensified when dating her later husband to be; Richard. Richard had a Pennsylvania Dutch heritage mixed with the Mennonite church’s way that shaped his life. Wanda therefore yearned for a simpler life when she met with her sister-in –laws. The company of her husband and her sister-in –laws pulled her closer to the Amish people’s way of life, prompting a strong friendship between them. Wanda’s desire to explore the culture of the Amish people exploded when she discovered that her great-great grandfathers belonged to the Anabaptist faith.

As a result, Wanda wrote a number of novels based on personal research that intended to show the world Amish’s beautiful way of life and their day to day challenges. Many of her books are professionally written and very popular among the Amish people. They credit her for opening the Amish people’s culture and way of life to the world.

Wanda primarily got attracted to the Amish way of life because of their hard working life that honors God while maintaining close family ties. On visiting her Amish friends, Wanda Brunstetter found herself humbled by the close family ties they had and the peaceful lifestyle which she found to contrast the busyness and chaotic lifestyle that many “Englishers” live in. Wanda completely lost her heart to the life of the Amish people and hopes her readers will; through her books.

Family History of Wanda Brunstetter

Wanda and her husband Richard have been blessed with two children; Lorine and Richard. Their first born Richard jr is married to Jean and their second born Lorine is married to William. Wanda Brunstetter has six grandchildren namely: Madolyne, Jinell, Rebekah, Philip, Richard 3 and Richelle. They have also been blessed with two grandchildren namely Jocelynn and Ezekiel.

Wanda Brunstetter’s family history; from the side of her father, dates back to her great-great-great grandfather; Jacob Landess, born in 1750 in Germany and Mary Reynolds who was born in the streets of North Carolina at around 1760s. Wanda’s great-great grandparents were members of a group called the Plain People “Dutch Quakers”. They had a very strong connection to the then Duncard Church, which was part of the Anabaptist movement which the Mennonite and the Amish people belong to.

Mary and Jacob had 13 children. Among them was Wanda’s great-great-great grandfather; Henry Landess born in Kentucky in 1789s. Henry was married but widowed three times. Catherine Moler; second wife to Henry gave birth to John Landess in Ohio-Highland county in 1814. John got married to Rachel Landess born in 1818 in Virginia.

Wanda’s Hobbies

Wanda enjoys bird watching, photography, beachcombing and gardening. She also enjoys the company of her Amish friends, whom she loves so dearly. Above all, she enjoys every time she spends with her family.

Other than writing, Wanda is a ventriloquist and a professional puppeteer. She always entertains adults and children with one of her ventriloquist figures. Wanda uses a little boy puppet dressed in Amish clothes as her favorite ventriloquist and more often uses it when she visits English schools and the Amish people.

Wanda’s husband is a very talented photographer who likes to take photos of any captivating image of Amish country. A number of his pictures are available on the internet as free downloads or for purchase.

Wanda Brunstetter’s Favorite Places of Visit

Wanda and her family enjoy travelling. They take every little opportunity they get to visit Amish settlements in all parts of the United States of America, courtesy of Wanda’s many Amish friends that she has either written about or interacted with. Wanda and her husband Richard have so far visited several Amish settlements in various states including Ohio, Pennsylvania, Indiana, Illinois, Montana, Florida, Tennessee, Kentucky, Missouri and Iowa.

Mrs. Brunstetter also enjoys being in Hawaii, which she term as her favorite place that any Englishman can visit if he/she want to relax. Wanda has a very extensive knowledge of Amish recipes and has written two amazing Amish cookbooks.

Wanda’s Affiliations and Organizations

Wanda is a member of The America’s Christian Fiction Writers, The Romance Writers of America and the Northwest Christian Writers Association.

Wanda’s Awards

Wanda Brunstetter has won several awards including the 2014 Single Titles Reviewers’ Choice for her book Woman of Courage, 2013 Career Achievement Award for the her inspirational novels, Single Titles Reviewers’ Choice Award for her novel The Tattered Guilt in 2013, won The Author of The Year Award in 2011, won Contemporary Choice awards in the category of Romance in 2011 and finally won the Retailer Choice Award in 2006 for her book Storekeeper’s Daughter among others.


Wanda is a modern talented writer who believes that everybody needs a sense of humor in life. She believes in Christianity and draws her inspiration from the Christian bible’s book of proverbs. She has nevertheless dedicated all her life to writing, and in so doing, she has covered almost every aspect and way of life of the Amish people. Through this, she has been able to appear in various TV interviews and features in top magazines in the world.

She is among the very few authors who have been able to balance family life, religion and her time consuming writing profession. Wanda is a very humble being, who believes in herself and her talent. She uses her gift to let her feelings be known to the world from Amish people’s point of view. Wanda Brunstetter is a very talented celebrity with a good number of fans. She understands herself and knows how to carry herself around respectively. Ask your neighbor about her and you will be surprised to know that he/she is her fan.


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