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When the battle is for love, the one who surrenders wins. But who will lay down arms first? And whose heart will break wide open?

The Courtship Basket by Amy Clipston


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Also by Amy Clipston:

An Amish Picnic, March 2020
Paperback / e-Book
The Bake Shop, November 2019
Hardcover / e-Book
An Amish Christmas Bakery, October 2019
Paperback / e-Book
A Welcome at Our Door, May 2019
Paperback / e-Book
An Amish Reunion, April 2019
Paperback / e-Book
Room on the Porch Swing, May 2018
Paperback / e-Book
An Amish Heirloom, April 2018
Paperback / e-Book
An Amish Spring, March 2018
Mass Market Paperback / e-Book
Amish Sweethearts, January 2018
Paperback / e-Book
A Place at Our Table, November 2017
Paperback / e-Book
An Amish Summer, June 2017
Paperback / e-Book
The Beloved Hope Chest, May 2017
Trade Size
The Cherished Quilt, December 2016
Trade Size / e-Book
A Heartwarming Amish Sampler, November 2016
An Amish Harvest, August 2016
Paperback / e-Book
The Courtship Basket, July 2016
Paperback / e-Book
An Amish Market, February 2016
Paperback / e-Book
The Forgotten Recipe, December 2015
Paperback / e-Book
An Amish Christmas Gift, October 2015
Paperback / e-Book
A Simple Prayer, May 2015
Paperback / e-Book
A Dream Of Home, November 2014
Paperback / e-Book
A Mother's Secret, June 2014
Paperback / e-Book
A Season Of Love, June 2012
Paperback / e-Book
A Life Of Joy, February 2012
Trade Size / e-Book
Naomi's Gift: An Amish Christmas, August 2011
A Place Of Peace, December 2010
A Plain And Simple Christmas, September 2010
A Promise Of Hope, April 2010
Trade Size
A Gift Of Grace, May 2009

The Courtship Basket
Amy Clipston

Amish Heirloom #2
July 2016
On Sale: June 28, 2016
Featuring: Mike Lantz; Rachel Fisher
320 pages
ISBN: 0310342015
EAN: 9780310342014
Kindle: B01863JOCM
Paperback / e-Book
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Inspirational Romance | Inspirational Amish

Years ago, a picnic basket brought two hearts together. For Rachel and Mike, history may be about to repeat itself.

Rachel Fisher is devastated when the young man she’s loved for years leaves her to date her best friend. Her heart is broken, and she has all but given up on love. Determined to keep her mind off the pain, she starts teaching at an Amish school for children with learning disabilities.

Since his father became ill, Mike Lantz has been overwhelmed with the responsibility of providing for his family and caring for his six-year-old brother, John. When John joins Rachel’s class and she learns that his mother is deceased and his father sick, she desperately wants to help the family, even with something as simple as a meal.

With her parents’ old picnic basket, Rachel begins sending food to the Lantz family. As the weeks go by, John’s grades start to improve, and the attraction grows between Rachel and Mike. They can’t deny that their friendship is growing toward something more, but both of them are hesitant to risk a more serious relationship.

The last thing Rachel wants is another heartbreak, and Mike is worried about providing for his loved ones. Will the two be able to reconcile their past hurts with new hope for the future?

Amish Heirloom


32 comments posted.

Re: The Courtship Basket

Amy's books are definitely a match for me! And the cover of The Courtship Basket makes me want to go on a picnic! Thanks for the chance to win.... I can't wait to start reading!
(Jamie Stein 11:24am July 1, 2016)

I'm a fan of wholesome/clean romance in any genre, and Amy's books have been ones I've enjoyed! I'm looking forward to reading The Courtship Basket!
Heidi Robbins 11:45am July 1, 2016)

I definitely believe Amy's books are a good match for me.
Ever since I first read A Promise of Hope I've been hooked
with her books. I can't wait to read this book!
Becky Tarver 12:25pm July 1, 2016)

Yes I am definitely a good match with the author Amy Clipston and her
amish fiction! Amish fiction is my favorite genre, but certain authors just
catch me more than others. I have yet to read a book of hers that I didn't
just love!
Tiffany Hall 12:44pm July 1, 2016)

Good-golly, Miss Mollie, Amy's books are the ones for ME! I have loved every one I've read. (and reread) Her books totally put me in a new relaxing place that I love. Family, faith, and fun are words that describe her books!
Susan Fletcher 12:46pm July 1, 2016)

Oh yea, we are a match! Love your books! We vacation
in Berlin Ohio and enjoy touring the country side and
reading Amy's books in the evening on the chicken/beef farm
where we vacation :)
Jerrilyn Reynolds 1:21pm July 1, 2016)

I love your books, and i love reading about the Amish, please
choose me to win one, thank you
Shirley jcisforme@aol.com
Shirley Blanchard 1:52pm July 1, 2016)

I absolutely enjoy your books, I started reading Beverly Lewis's books about the Amish then from there I continued to find other authors that write about the Amish. It seems that the books that I read now are either Amish or Christian.
Peggy Waldbillig 3:02pm July 1, 2016)

Ilove any book that she writes! I think we are a perfect
match because she makes feel like one of her charaters.
Pam Jackson 4:01pm July 1, 2016)

I love her books. I love to read Amish Fiction
Angela Chesnut 4:35pm July 1, 2016)

Amy is a wonderful writer and her Amish stories make you feel like you are right there in the story, I love all her books!!! Thanks all the great books Amy!!!
Victoria Martin 5:51pm July 1, 2016)

Love to read Amish fiction! Here in my apt building we read
and pass them around. Thanks for the chance to win a copy!
Teresa Ward 8:07pm July 1, 2016)

I know Amy is a match for me! I have read several of her books, the latest
The Forgotten Recipe, and I have enjoyed every one of them! Really
looking forward to reading The Courtship Basket. Thank you Amy for
Linda Golubski 8:47pm July 1, 2016)

I would be a good match. Love reading Amy's books.
Ola Norman 10:03pm July 1, 2016)

She's a match for me! I'm really looking forward to reading
The Courtship Basket. Right now, I'm reading The Forgotten
Recipe and I'm loving it!
Karen Gervais 12:09pm July 2, 2016)

Sounds like a match to me.
Pat Lieberman 3:13pm July 2, 2016)

Amy Clipston and her books are a definite match for me! I
enjoy reading anything Amy writes. Wishing you continued
success, Amy!
Jennifer Ingman 4:19pm July 2, 2016)

Amy's novels are captivating and a match for me.
Sharon Berger 9:05pm July 2, 2016)

I always enjoy Amy's books. I enjoy most books written about the Amish and their way of life.
Melinda Marks 5:02pm July 3, 2016)

A match, for sure!! I love visiting Amish communities & love the storyline of 'The Courtship Basket' - I've lost a kidney also, due to cancer. Thanks for the post and the giveaway opportunity, Amy!!
Bonnie Roof 8:12pm July 3, 2016)

Yes, I'm a match. I love the romance genre, from sweet to
Cynthia Powers 4:29pm July 4, 2016)

A match of course this book sounds really good and I want to read it thanks for a great contest
Jeri Dickinson 5:59pm July 4, 2016)

Amy's books are a match for me. I love any book that has an
Amish theme.
Marilyn Collins 6:34pm July 4, 2016)

A match for me!! :) Great looking book and prizes. Thank
Tina Myers 5:53pm July 5, 2016)

Looking forward to reading your books.
Carol Woodruff 7:27pm July 5, 2016)

Yes, I think we're a match. This story sounds like
something I'd really want to read. It's sweet and
romantic. Thank you for the chance.
Tanja Dancy 12:44pm July 6, 2016)

lol, I can do the Saturday night in, and definitely the chocolate, but the diet soda...sorry, give me regular please, or better yet, a glass of wine!
Melody Kaufman 3:27am July 6, 2016)

Yes , we are a match . I love the Amish stories and I'd love to read "The Courtship Basket ". Thanks for this chance to win .
Joan Thrasher 11:01am July 6, 2016)

Yes, we are a good match. I enjoy reading a good romance.
Anna Speed 12:42pm July 6, 2016)

yes we are a match, I love reading Amy's books!!!
Darlene Carroll 5:37pm July 6, 2016)

I think this is a good match I have never read one of her books so I don't know for sure but the plot is very appealing to me.
Kathleen Bianchi 8:20pm July 6, 2016)

Would love to win the book. I have read all of your Amish
Christine Kilner 9:11pm July 6, 2016)

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