Leslie Gould is the award-winning author of fifteen novels, including the #1 bestseller The Amish Midwife (CBA and ECPA), co-written with Mindy Starns Clark. The novel, the first in The Women of Lancaster County series, is a Christy Award finalist for 2012. The Amish Nanny, the second in the series, also hit the bestseller list.
One of Leslie’s stand-alone novels, Beyond the Blue, won of the Romantic Times Book Club Magazine’s Reviewer’s Choice Award for Best Inspirational Novel in 2006.
Leslie received her master of fine arts in creative writing from Portland State University in 2009 and has taught fiction as an adjunct professor at Multnomah University. She also teaches workshops at public and private schools and at writers’ conferences.
A varied work history, from curating a historical museum to editing a bridal magazine, preceded her fiction-writing career. She is also an Army Reserve wife who has supported her husband, Peter, through many years of service, including a deployment to Afghanistan as the commander of a field hospital. Leslie and her husband live in Oregon with their four children.
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Books:A Faithful Gathering, February 2019
A Simple Singing, August 2018
Sisters of Lancaster County #2
Amish Weddings, January 2017
Neighbors of Lancaster County #3
Amish Sweethearts, February 2016
Neighbors of Lancaster County #2
Amish Promises, May 2015
Neighbors of Lancaster County #1
Minding Molly, February 2014
The Amish Seamstress, August 2013
Adoring Addie, May 2013
The Amish Bride, August 2012
The Amish Nanny, July 2011