Nashville, TN (May 30, 2021)
New York Times bestselling Christian fiction author Shelley Shepard Gray has released the second installment of the Berlin Bookmobile Series, An Amish Surprise. In the second book, librarian Sarah Anne Miller returns to Berlin to help a childless Amish couple form the family they’ve always prayed for.

A Perfect Amish Romance (Jan. 2021) introduced readers to charming bookmobile librarian-turned-matchmaker Sarah Anne Miller, who uses her God-given talents to bring true love and joy to her Amish patrons. Now, Sarah Anne returns to Ohio to help a childless Amish couple form the family they’ve always prayed for.

An Amish Surprise has already received its first glowing review in from Publishers Weekly deeming it “[a] lovely second in her Berlin Bookmobile Series… Gray’s fully realized characters, believable situations, and delicately woven biblical themes make this a standout. Gray’s fans will be thrilled.”

Shelley Shepard Gray’s authentic and affectionate writing reflects years of researching the Amish community, depending on her friends for gossip, advice, and cinnamon rolls. A practicing Lutheran, Shelley Shepard Gray is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of more than one hundred novels, translated into multiple languages.

An Amish Surprise
Berlin Bookmobile Series #2
Shelley Shepard Gray
Gallery Books
Genres: Amish Romance
Release Date: May 18, 2021

ISBN-10 : 1982148454
ISBN-13 : 978-1982148454

Book Summary:
Miriam and Calvin Gingerich have been trying for a baby for several years, but the Lord hasn’t seen fit to bless them. Though Calvin claims he’s content with their childless state, Miriam knows he’s not, and when he starts spending more time off their farm, she worries he’s found someone else. But just as she finds herself at her lowest point, she discovers the ultimate surprise. Unable to confide in anyone who might tell Calvin—out of fear she’ll disappoint him with another miscarriage—Miriam turns to bookmobile librarian Sarah Anne Miller—and any books she may have on pregnancy and childbirth.

Calvin has been keeping a secret from his wife, but it’s not another woman. It’s a little boy. One afternoon when visiting Sarah Anne’s bookmobile, he meets Miles, a ten-year-old living with a foster family down the road. But after spending more time with the boy, Calvin learns that his foster family has no plans to adopt him. Calvin feels a connection with Miles and yearns to give the boy a home, but he’s afraid to tell Miriam, knowing she’s devastated they can’t have children of their own.

As weeks pass and Sarah Anne learns that Miles has nearly given up hope of ever finding a real home, she knows it’s time to intervene. It’s going to take some fancy footwork and a whole lot of prayer, but she knows she can help make this struggling couple into a happy family of four.

Christian Fiction New Book Release: An Amish SurpriseBerlin Bookmobile Series #2 by Shelley Shepard Gray


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About The Author

Shelley Shepard Gray lives in southern Ohio and writes full-time. A busy wife and mother of two, she spends her days writing and keeping track of her two teens. Shelley enjoys writing about the Amish and visits Amish communities in Adams and Holmes counties several times a year. When not spending time with her family or writing, she serves on several committees in her church.