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Authors: Beth Wiseman,Kathleen Fuller,Kelly Long

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An Amish Wedding

Acclaim for Amish Novella Collections

“[T]riple the enjoyment here thanks to this gathering of novellas in one book. The trio of stories . . . create a tight braid of friendship and love as three young women follow their hearts despite bumps in the road.”


Publishers Weekly
review of
An Amish Wedding

“Three of the top authors in Christian literature collaborate on these three Amish-themed novellas. Characters overlap in the stories, which brings unity to the book. These heartwarming tales focus on finding oneself and finding love.”


Romantic Times
, 4-star review of
An Amish Love

“Perfect for the holiday season, this trilogy also makes good reading for fans of Amish fiction.”


Library Journal
review of
An Amish Christmas

“While the Amish maintain a plain lifestyle, that doesn’t mean they’re strangers to love or loss. In this captivating anthology, the characters keep readers engaged. The stories are authentic, inspiring and positive. Also included are some Amish recipes and a handy glossary of words and phrases.”


Romantic Times
4.5-star review of
An Amish Gathering

“[T]hese three warm, entertaining stories are sure to please readers curious about the world of the Plain People as well as fans of Beverly Lewis, Cindy Woodsmall, and other authors of Amish fiction.”


Library Journal
review of
An Amish Gathering

A
DDITIONAL
C
OLLECTIONS FROM
T
HESE
A
UTHORS

An Amish Christmas

An Amish Gathering

An Amish Love

O
THER
N
OVELS BY
K
ELLY
L
ONG

A Patch of Heaven series

Sarah’s Garden

Lilly’s Wedding Quilt

O
THER
N
OVELS BY
K
ATHLEEN
F
ULLER

The Hearts of Middlefield series

A Man of His Word

An Honest Love

A Hand to Hold

The Middlefield Family series

Treasuring Emma

The Mysteries of Middlefield series for young readers

A Summer Secret

The Secrets Beneath

Hide and Secret

O
THER
N
OVELS BY
B
ETH
W
ISEMAN

The Daughters of the Promise series

Plain Perfect

Plain Pursuit

Plain Promise

Plain Paradise

Plain Proposal

The Land of Canaan series

Seek Me with All Your Heart

The Wonder of Your Love

An Amish Wedding

K
ELLY
L
ONG
K
ATHLEEN
F
ULLER
B
ETH
W
ISEMAN

© 2011 by Kathleen Fuller, Kelly Long, and Elizabeth Wiseman Mackey

All rights reserved. No portion of this book may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means—electronic, mechanical, photocopy, recording, scanning, or other—except for brief quotations in critical reviews or articles, without the prior written permission of the publisher.

Published in Nashville, Tennessee, by Thomas Nelson. Thomas Nelson is a registered trademark of Thomas Nelson, Inc.

Thomas Nelson, Inc., books may be purchased in bulk for educational, business, fund-raising, or sales promotional use. For information, please e-mail [email protected]

Scripture quotations are from the King James Version of the Holy Bible.

Publisher’s Note: This novel is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents are either products of the author’s imagination or used fictitiously. All characters are fictional, and any similarity to people living or dead is purely coincidental.

Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

Long, Kelly.

   An Amish wedding / Kelly Long, Kathleen Fuller, Beth Wiseman.

      p. cm.

   ISBN 978-1-59554-921-1 (trade paper)

1. Amish—Fiction. 2. Christian fiction, American. 3. Love stories, American.

I. Fuller, Kathleen. II. Wiseman, Beth, 1962- III. Title.

   PS648.A45L68 2011

   813'.6—dc23

2011035347

Printed in the United States of America

11 12 13 14 15 QG 5 4 3 2 1

K
ELLY:
For my girl, Gracie
K
ATHLEEN:
To my family
B
ETH:
To Pat Mackey, my fabulous mother-in-law

GLOSSARY

ab im kopp
—off in the head, crazy

ach—
oh

aenti
—aunt

appeditlich—
delicious

bensel—
hard to handle; a handful

bruder
—brother

daadi haus
—a small house built onto or near the main house for grandparents to live in

daag
—day

daed
—dad

danki
—thanks

Derr Herr
—God

dochder
—daughter

dumm
—dumb

dummkopf
—dummy

eck
—special place for bride and groom at the corner of the wedding table

Englisch
—non-Amish

Englischer
—a non-Amish person

familye
—family

frau
—wife

freind
—friend

geh
—go

gut
—good

haus
—house

hiya—
hello

kaffee—
coffee

kapp
—prayer covering or cap

kinn, kinner
—child, children

kumme
—come

lieb
—love

maedel
or
maed
—girl or girls

mamm
—mom

mann
—man, men

mei
—my

milch—
milk

mudder
—mother

narrisch
—crazy

nee
—no

nix
—nothing

onkel
—uncle

roascht—
bread stuffing and chicken baked in a casserole

rumschpringe
—running-around period when a teenager

turns sixteen years old

schee
—handsome

schwester
—sister

seltsam
—weird

sohn
—son

was in der welt—
what in the world

wunderbaar
—wonderful

ya
—yes

Yankee—
non-Amish person, term used in Middlefield, Ohio

CONTENTS

A P
ERFECT
S
ECRET

Prologue

Chapter One

Chapter Two

Chapter Three

Chapter Four

Chapter Five

Chapter Six

Chapter Seven

Chapter Eight

Chapter Nine

Chapter Ten

Chapter Eleven

Chapter Twelve

Chapter Thirteen

Chapter Fourteen

Chapter Fifteen

Chapter Sixteen

Chapter Seventeen

Chapter Eighteen

Chapter Nineteen

Chapter Twenty

Chapter Twenty-One

Chapter Twenty-Two

Chapter Twenty-Three

Chapter Twenty-Four

Chapter Twenty-Five

Chapter Twenty-Six

A P
ERFECT
M
ATCH

Chapter One

Chapter Two

Chapter Three

Chapter Four

Chapter Five

Chapter Six

Chapter Seven

Chapter Eight

Chapter Nine

Chapter Ten

Chapter Eleven

A P
ERFECT
P
LAN

Prologue

Chapter One

Chapter Two

Chapter Three

Chapter Four

Chapter Five

Chapter Six

Chapter Seven

Chapter Eight

Chapter Nine

Chapter Ten

Chapter Eleven

Chapter Twelve

Reading Group Guide

Amish Recipes

Acknowledgments

About the Authors

A PERFECT
SECRET

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