Love Finds You in Sugarcreek Ohio - Serena Miller (And now a movie!)

5 Stars!!!!!

A mysterious outsider casts a long shadow on Ohio's Amish country. Policewoman Rachel Troyer has always looked after her three elderly Amish aunts, proprietors of a farmhouse inn near Sugarcreek, Ohio. The idyllic town is popular with tourists, who come to sample its famous Amish goods. But one thing is clear to Rachel --- Joe Matthews is no tourist. When the bearded stranger lands on her aunts' doorstep, begging shelter for himself and his young son, Rachel is suspicious.
Will she be able to uncover Joe's secrets despite her aunts' --- and her own --- growing affection for him?

Prior to writing novels, Serena Miller wrote for many periodicals, including Woman's World, Guideposts, Billy Graham's Decision Magazine, Reader's Digest, Focus on the Family, Christian Woman, and The Detroit Free Press Magazine. She has spent many years partnering with her husband in full-time ministry and lives on a farm in southern Ohio near a thriving Amish community.

Visit her website - HERE

Oh I enjoyed this book very much! The storyline was suspenseful and heartfelt at the same time. The plot excellently unfolds. I really liked the little twist of both main characters NOT being Amish but living among them (or family to). This just makes it so much more interesting and original.

The character development was great! I fell in love with Joe instantly and never once questioned his integrity (like Rachel did over and over). I also loved Bobby, his adorable young son - both of these characters were very well done. Rachel, on the other hand, annoyed the heck outta me! I think I disliked her for a good half of the book, then finally started to warm up to her. She was so distrusting, to the point of being rude and unlikeable. But her character was suppose to be that way. You are suppose to fall for Joe and not like Rachel till the end - So thumbs up to the author for getting it right. It also made it more interesting and fun that way.

I devoured this book in just 2 sittings - it was that good!

Thank you Litfuse for supplying me with this book for an honest review!

Get your copy from Amazon - HERE
Guideposts Books is excited to announce the premiere of a new film based on the book Love Finds You in Sugarcreek, Ohio (Summerside Press) by Serena Miller. The movie, produced by Mission Pictures International and filmed last fall in the actual town of Sugarcreek, will premiere on Sunday, June 1, 2014, at 7:00 PM EDT on Up TV (formerly the Gospel Music Channel). Visit the movie website for more information.
Serena and Guideposts will be celebrating with a Facebook viewing party

Join Serena and readers on Facebook while you tune in to watch Love Finds You in Sugarcreek to share your thoughts about the movie, chat with other viewers, and win fun prizes. Just use hashtag #LFYSugarcreek to join the discussion on June 1st.

Check your local listing for UpTV ( to find out when it airs in your timezone.

Excited? Help me spread the word! Just share this link and information on your social media along with the hashtag #LFYSugarcreek! Plus, we'll be tracking the hashtag and giving away Amazon & Starbucks cards to people at random who help to promote all throughout the month of May. Winners announced at the Love Finds You in Sugarcreek viewing party on June 1st.


  1. Hi, I love reading amish stories and enjoyed your comments on this one, am looking forward to the movie out soon. wish I had read it first...thanks for sharing
    Paula O(


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