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  • Retail Price: 13.99
  • Release Date: April 2014
  • Page Count: 304
  • Size: 5 1/2 x 8 1/2
  • Binding: Trade
  • ISBN: 978-0-7369-4980-4
  • Case Lot Quantity: 48

A Plain Man

Mary Ellis

Bestselling author Mary Ellis offers an engaging new standalone Amish romance about a prodigal seeking to find his way home.

Though Caleb Beachy lived in the Englisch world for some years, he is a Plain man at heart. When he decides to return to the Amish lifestyle, he moves back home and goes to work for his father. Soon these two strong-willed men find themselves at odds. Caleb discovers there’s more to embracing his faith and reconnecting with the community than merely driving a horse and buggy and giving up Levis.

Josie Yoder was just a girl when he left. All grown up now, she gives Caleb hope for the future. She soothes his frayed temper and is determined to remind him that while his faith may have wavered, God never left his side. Caleb is tempted to return Josie’s feelings, but the choices he made while away are a heavy burden on his conscience. Will past mistakes end up destroying their fledgling romance? Or will she be able to break through the wall around his heart?

A Plain Man is more than just a sweet romance centered in Amish beliefs. It’s the ever-fresh story of a wounded heart finding joy, health, and healing in God’s infinite grace.

Mary Ellis

Mary Ellis

Mary Ellis is the bestselling author of many books, including A Widow's Hope, An Amish Family Reunion, and Living in Harmony. She and her husband live in central Ohio, where they try to live a simpler style of life.

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Editorial Reviews

“Ellis has written a believable story that will bring on both laughter and tears. The characters are trying to find their way in the Amish world after spending some time away. The author has turned this somewhat overused plot into something new and fresh.”
RT Book Reviews

“Fans of Amish romances…will be swept away by this inspiring tale of healing and hope; the well-developed characters and colloquial language give a true flavor of Amish life.”

“I loved this book.”

A Plain Man is a delightful Amish romance…”
The Midwest Book Review

“As always, Mary Ellis writes a heart-warming Amish story that will capture your heart and stay with you for awhile.”

“Mary Ellis knows romance and unique character development.”

“Some authors are content to tell a story—Mary Ellis will make you experience…EVERYTHING!”

“Mary Ellis has written a book that resonated with me in ways I never anticipated…”

“Five out of five stars for an amazing book.”

“I liked how real Caleb was.”

“I really enjoyed this refreshing Amish story with a strong male point of view.”

“A good read for those who love Amish fiction—a great book altogether.”

Reader Reviews

“You will be hooked from the very first page.”
Lois Klobucher

“Mary Ellis writes in a style that is easily understood and well plotted out.”
Carrie C. Wolfgang


“I would have to say, this is one of my favorite books by Mary Ellis, and is definitely on my top list of all Amish fiction.”
Kelly Smith,

“This is one of Mary Ellis’ best works yet.”
Terri Wangard

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