USA Today bestselling authors Shelley Shepard Gray, Rachel J. Good, and Loree Lough celebrate the spirit of the season, the warmth of simple traditions, and of course, the joy of holiday treats, with this faith-affirming collection of three connected holiday novellas about the Christmas surprises in store for those who work and shop at a charming Amish bakery.
As the most joyful holiday draws near, three couples discover the recipe for love includes faith, hope, and the sweetest blessings… A CHRISTMAS CAKE FOR REBECCA by New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author Shelley Shepard Gray When carpenter Aden returns to Lancaster after twenty years away, bakeshop owner Rebecca is dismayed to find he’s still as handsome and kind as ever. He broke her heart when he left the community back then. Will a holiday emergency provide a second chance at love, this time forever?
BEST CHRISTMAS PRESENT EVER by USA Today Bestselling Author Rachel J. Good When a lonely widower with a sick daughter and a new cake decorator meet at the bakeshop, they discover they were once childhood playmates. But as each of them helps the other care for family, their neighborly kindness inspires a gift that only love could make possible…
THE CHRISTMAS CUPCAKE by USA Today Bestselling Author Loree Lough A builder who never learned to read believes he must hide his fond feelings for a kind schoolteacher. But after they run into each other at the bakeshop, she offers to teach him—and as Christmas approaches, each of them learns a lesson about the great gift of love…
About the Author
Shelley Shepard Gray is the two-time Holt Medallion Award-winning, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of over eighty novels. Her novels have been translated into multiple languages and highlighted in the Philadelphia Enquirer, The Washington Post, Time Magazine, NPR and USA Today. An active member of her church and the mother of two young adults, Shelley lives with her husband in Colorado and writes full time. Please visit her online at ShelleyShepardGray.com.
Rachel J. Good is the USA Today bestselling author of inspirational fiction including the Surprised by Love, the Unexpected Amish Blessings series, the Sisters & Friends series, and the Amish Popcorn Shop Mysteries. She grew up near Lancaster, Pennsylvania, the setting for her Amish romances, and she frequently visits Amish friends, who help to ensure the accuracy of her novels. In addition to her Amish novels, she's written more than 50 books, including children's educational books, adult nonfiction, and fiction for children and teens under several pen names. A former teacher and children’s librarian, Good completed her MA from Vermont College while raising five children and is presently completing her thesis in the Hollins University MFA program. A member of RWA, ACFW, ALA, and SCBWI, Good speaks regularly at civic events, schools, libraries, and conferences across the country. Rachel can be found online at RachelJGood.com.
Loree Lough is the USA Today bestselling author of more than 115 books, with nearly nine million copies sold. She and her husband divide their time between Baltimore and the Allegheny Mountains. She loves hearing from her readers, and answers every letter, personally. You can connect with her on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, and LoreeLough.com.