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Ertl, Renee

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Works: 33 works in 110 publications in 1 language and 3,935 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Christian fiction  History  Love stories 
Roles: Narrator, Actor
Classifications: PS3569.N39, 813.6
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Publications about Renee Ertl
Publications by Renee Ertl
Most widely held works by Renee Ertl
The blessed a novel by Ann H Gabhart( file )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 267 libraries worldwide
It is 1844 and Lacey Bishop's life is a tangled mess. Estranged from her own family, at age 16 she went to work for a preacher and his wife. When his wife died, the preacher convinced Lacey that the only decent thing to do was to marry him. That way she could continue to act as mother to the little girl who was left on his doorstop. But Lacey never expected he would decide to take them all off to a Shaker village
Plain proposal by Beth Wiseman( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 259 libraries worldwide
Miriam Raber enjoys life in her Amish community, and she is hopeful that Saul Fisher will propose to her soon. But when Saul starts talking about leaving, Miriam imagines what her life might look like as an Englischer. One thing she knows for certain, she loves Saul and feels he's the one God has chosen for her. But Saul's indecision has come at an inconvenient time as Miriam is noticing advances from Jesse Dienner
The half-stitched Amish quilting club by Wanda E Brunstetter( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 253 libraries worldwide
As Amish widow Emma Yoder contemplates the task ahead, her thoughts center on one: What if she fails? Longing to remove a burden from her family by becoming self-sufficient, Emma has offered to hold quilting classes in her home. But when she sees the patchwork of faces assembled for the first lesson, her confidence dwindles as doubt threatens to take hold. 7
Plain paradise by Beth Wiseman( file )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 251 libraries worldwide
Josephine will discover more than she bargained for as her world collides with the Plain people of Lancaster County. Josephine Dronberger was a scared teenager when she left her baby in the care of an Old Order Amish couple. But seventeen years have passed and Josie longs to reconnect with her daughter. Linda -- as the couple named the child -- is promised to Stephen Ebersol, the bishop's grandson. They plan to marry in the fall. When her birth mother comes to Paradise, Linda is drawn to a world she's never known. Will the direction she's been heading since birth be suddenly derailed, and who will stand by her convictions -- mother or daughter?
Plain perfect by Beth Wiseman( file )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 251 libraries worldwide
"A search for peace in Amish country proves anything but simple for a woman on the run from life ... and herself. On the rolling plains of Lancaster County, PA., Lillian Miller is searching for her grandparents' house ... and so much more. After years of neglect and abuse, she's turning to a lifestyle of simplicity among the Amish to find herself. As she discards the distractions of her former life, she befriends the young boy working on her family's farm and his attractive widowed father, Samuel Stoltzfus. Despite Lillian's best efforts to the contrary, her feelings for Samuel--and his for her--deepen. Will Lillian find her faith in Plain living, or will she be forced to return to her former life?"--Publisher description
Plain pursuit by Beth Wiseman( file )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 233 libraries worldwide
Carley has given up chasing her dreams. Now her dreams are chasing her. Carley Marek experiences culture shock when she visits her friend Lillian's family on their farm deep in Amish country. She'll get an article out of the visit--and maybe some of Lillian's newfound peace will somehow rub off on her. Just when Carley is getting used to the quiet nature of the Plain community, Lillian and Samuel's son falls ill
The Art of listening ( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 232 libraries worldwide
Uses family and workplace situations to teach good listening techniques. Illustrates the surprising value of silence, the need to find something of interest in the person speaking, and the importance of staying out of the speaker's way. Emphasizes the role of body language in listening, and the need to "listen between the words" for feelings
Plain promise by Beth Wiseman( file )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 232 libraries worldwide
Sadie Fisher wonders if she'll ever find true love again after the death of her husband. When wealthy Englischer Kade Saunders rents her guest cottage, Sadie's world is turned upside-down. Kade has a five-year old autistic son who is unexpectedly left in his permanent care. As Sadie's feelings for the child grow, so do her feelings for Kade. But is this man suitable for anything more than friendship?
The house that love built by Beth Wiseman( file )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 180 libraries worldwide
Brooke has only loved one man. Owen's heart is filled with bitterness. Can a mysterious house bring them together for a second chance at love?
The believer by Ann H Gabhart( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
Elizabeth Duncan has nowhere to turn. In charge of her younger brother and sister after their parents die, her options are limited. When Elizabeth hears that the Shaker community in the next county takes in orphans, she presents herself and her siblings at Harmony Hill. Despite the hard work and strange new beliefs around her, Elizabeth is relieved to have a roof overhead and food to eat. But life gets complicated when she finds herself attracted to a handsome young Believer named Ethan.--From container
A heartbeat away a novel by Harry Lee Kraus( file )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
Dr. Tori Taylor rules the operating room with a cold precision that makes nurses cower and her colleagues take notes. But even with her success as a respected surgeon, Tori finds herself alone in her moment of desperation -- dying on her own operating table. Tori needs a heart transplant, but what she receives is far more than just a donor organ. Lying loveless and friendless in the recovery room, Tori experiences flashes of terrifying events she never witnessed
The outsider [a novel] by Ann H Gabhart( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 134 libraries worldwide
Kentucky, 1812. Gabrielle Hope finds joy in teaching in the close-knit Shaker village of Harmony Hill, the celibate, spiritual community where she and her mother sought refuge following a family tragedy. But Gabrielle questions her chaste way of life when she falls in love with Dr. Brice Scott--an outsider
The tattered quilt return of the half-stitched Amish Quilting Club by Wanda E Brunstetter( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
Amish widow-turned-newlywed Emma Yoder Miller begins another quilting class with a new group of unlikely students, all with tattered pieces of their lives that need mending. Members of this new patchwork group find friendship, faith, healing, and restoration while gathered around their quilts, under the Father's guiding hands-for only He can take what's ragged and shabby from the lives of His children and turn it into beauty for His glory
Plain peace by Beth Wiseman( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
Anna Byler should be enjoying her Rumspringa as allowed by her faith. But because of the strict rules enforced by her grandfather-the bishop-the available suitors in town are afraid to court her. Jacob Hostetler and his family have relocated to Lancaster County following a family tragedy in Ohio. It's been a long time since Jacob has felt any joy. Until he meets Anna Byler. But will Anna's grandfather succeed at keeping them apart? And can Jacob put the past behind him and open his heart?
The seeker by Ann H Gabhart( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
With the country--and her own household--on the brink of civil war, pampered gentlewoman Charlotte Vance hatches a plan to avoid her new stepmother and win back her man by joining the Shaker community at Harmony Hill. Little does she know that this decision will lead her down a road toward unforeseen peace--and a very unexpected love
A measure of mercy by Lauraine Snelling( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
18-year-old Astrid Bjorklund has always dreamed of being a doctor. But will she have to give up love to pursue her dream?
The tattered quilt return of the half-stitched Amish Quilting Club by Wanda E Brunstetter( file )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
Amish widow-turned-newlywed Emma Yoder Miller begins another quilting class with a new group of unlikely students, all with tattered pieces of their lives that need mending. Members of this new patchwork group find friendship, faith, healing, and restoration while gathered around their quilts, under the Father's guiding hands-for only He can take what's ragged and shabby from the lives of His children and turn it into beauty for His glory
No distance too far by Lauraine Snelling( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
Astrid Bjorklund believes God might use her medical training on a faraway mission field. But when an emergency calls her home, she's confronted with a measles outbreak on a nearby Indian reservation
The gifted a novel by Ann H Gabhart( file )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
Some dreams were meant to come true. Jessamine Brady has been in the Shaker Village for half her young life, but in spite of how she loves her sisters there, she struggles to conform to the strict rules. Instead she entertains dreams of the world outside. When Tristan Cooper seems to step out of those dreams to entice her into the forbidden realm beyond the Shaker Village, her life turns upside down. Will Jessamine be able to survive the storms of the world? Or will she retreat back to the peace of Harmony Hill?
Rebecca's reward by Lauraine Snelling( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Nineteen-year-old Rebecca Baard has experienced more than her share of sorrow, and now she is afraid to open her heart to love. Rebecca's friends set out to remedy the situation, concocting social events to attract all the eligible bachelors in Blessing, and advising her in the use of her feminine wiles
 
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