The Decision (The Prairie State Friends #1) (Paperback)

By Wanda E. Brunstetter

Shiloh Run Press, 9781616260880, 320pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2015

Other Editions of This Title:
Mass Market (11/1/2019)
Paperback, Large Print (3/4/2015)
CD-Audio (3/1/2015)
Hardcover, Large Print (3/4/2015)

List Price: 15.99*
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An Amish Man’s Heart Rebounds in Illinois
From Amish Country's Most Beloved Storyteller, Wanda E. Brunstetter

Discover along with Jonah Miller how life can begin anew in the prairie state of Illinois. Moving from Pennsylvania, finding rewarding work, and leaving heartbreak behind is the best decision Jonah ever made. But is he ready to consider love again when he meets Elaine Schrock? Will his scarred heart mend when she chooses family loyalty over love?

Don't forget to get Book 2 (The Gift) and 3 (The Restoration) too!

About the Author

New York Times bestselling and award-winning author Wanda E. Brunstetter is one of the founders of the Amish fiction genre. She has written close to 90 books translated in four languages.  With over 10 million copies sold, Wanda's stories consistently earn spots on the nation's most prestigious bestseller lists and have received numerous awards.

Wanda’s ancestors were part of the Anabaptist faith, and her novels are based on personal research intended to accurately portray the Amish way of life. Her books are well-read and trusted by many Amish, who credit her for giving readers a deeper understanding of the people and their customs.

When Wanda visits her Amish friends, she finds herself drawn to their peaceful lifestyle, sincerity, and close family ties. Wanda enjoys photography, ventriloquism, gardening, bird-watching, beachcombing, and spending time with her family. She and her husband, Richard, have been blessed with two grown children, six grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.

To learn more about Wanda, visit her website at

Praise For The Decision (The Prairie State Friends #1)

Readers of Amish fiction will enjoy this story, but I believe its deeper layers with caregiving are worth exploring. After this read, Brunstetter fans, new and old, will be clamoring for more.

— Kim Trivilino

The first book in a new contemporary series has amazing characters who are kind and willing to help those they love any way they can. Brunstetter is a talented author.

— Patsy Higgason