Inspired by the Amish saying, “The best things in life are not things,” author Suzanne Woods Fisher allows audiences a unique glimpse into how the Amish celebrate the holiday season in A Lancaster County Christmas (Revell). Further upping the ante is the unexpected presence of a non-Amish family who unexpected rolled into the Riehl’s farmhouse, thanks to a snowstorm. “For most Amish families, modest gifts are given only to the children, and a large meal will be shared with extended family,” Suzanne says. “The focus is on Christ’s birth and on people—a good reminder that ushers in true Christmas peace.”

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About The Author

Suzanne Woods Fisher is an award-winning, bestselling author of more than two dozen novels, including novels in the Amish Beginnings series, The Bishop's Family series, and The Inn at Eagle Hill series, as well as nonfiction books about the Amish. She lives in California.