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Marie E. Bast

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Marie E. Bast is the Publishers Weekly Bestselling Author of The Amish Baker, The Amish Marriage Bargain, and The Amish Baker’s Rival. She was a finalist in the 2020 Book Buyers Best contest, and first place 2015 contemporary winner of the Ignite the Flame Contest for The Perfect Client. Her stories weave words of hope, healing, and forgiveness through complex characters and twisting plots. She enjoys writing Amish, contemporary and historical stories. Married for thirty years, she and her husband have two grown sons and one daughter. When she’s not writing, she’s walking, golfing, gardening or spending time with her family. Visit her website at or follow her on social media: Twitter @mariebast1; Facebook @mariebastauthor; or visit her blog

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The Amish Baker's Rival

Amish baker Mary Brenneman is furious when handsome Englischer Noah Miller opens up a bakery right across from hers. Now she must win a local baking contest just to stay in business—and beat know—it—all Noah. But somewhere along the way, Noah and Mary's kitchen wars are quickly warming into something…

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The Amish Marriage Bargain

After her sister's death, nothing can keep May Bender in her Amish hometown—except caring for her baby niece. But to live in the house, the bishop insists that May marry her widowed brother-in-law, Thad Hochstedler—The beau who jilted her to wed her sister. Can May risk her heart long enough to…

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The Amish Baker

When his son breaks one of baker Sarah Gingerich's prized possessions, widower Caleb Brenneman insists the boy make amends by doing odd jobs in her bake shop. A childless widow, Sarah can't help falling for the boy...or his farmer father. But Caleb is progressive New Order Amish while Sarah holds traditional…

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