Biography

Shelley Shepard Gray

Shelley Shepard Gray is the New York Times bestselling author of the Sisters of the Heart, Seasons of Sugarcreek and Families of Honor series. Before becoming a writer, she was a teacher in both Texas and Colorado. She now lives with her family in southern Ohio, where she writes full-time. Visit Shelley Shepard Gray’s website and Like her on Facebook.

Shelley Shepard Gray

Books by Shelley Shepard Gray

by Shelley Shepard Gray - Christian, Christian Fiction, Fiction, Holiday, Romance

Twenty-year-old Ruth Stutzman is a wonderful caregiver --- but she has no experience with children. Laid off from her job at a retirement home due to budget cuts, she’s relieved to find work --- even if it means temporarily watching widower Martin Rodes’ brood of six! Laughter and disaster ensue, as well as an unexpected romance between Ruth and Martin. But how long can all the good cheer last?

by Shelley Shepard Gray - Christian, Christian Fiction, Fiction, Romance

Randall Beiler will sacrifice anything to take care of his younger siblings and the family farm, even if it means forsaking love. But when his brother offers pretty Elizabeth Nolt a job cleaning and cooking for the family, Randall is furious --- and feels guilty about the way he once broke Elizabeth's heart. Then he learns that Elizabeth and her grandmother are struggling to make ends meet, and he knows the offer, no matter how painful, is the right thing for everyone.

by Shelley Shepard Gray - Christian, Christian Fiction, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Mystery, Historical Romance, Mystery, Romance

Rosalind Perry works as a housemaid at Sloane House, one of the most elegant mansions in Gilded Age Chicago. However, she's not there just to earn a living and support her family --- she’s at Sloane House determined to discover the truth about her sister’s mysterious disappearance. When Reid Armstrong, the handsome heir to a silver fortune, begins to realize that Rosalind’s life may be in danger, he stops thinking of marriage prospects and concentrates on helping Rosalind.

by Shelley Shepard Gray - Christian, Christian Fiction, Fiction, Romance

Aden Reese always planned to court Christina Kempf. But losing his mother and father changed everything --- except his love for her. Her parents generously welcomed him into their home and treated him like a son. He can’t betray their kindness by admitting his feelings for the girl who is like a sister...yet so much more. Pressured by her parents to court, Christina begins to accept the attentions of Sugarcreek’s young men, and now, Aden must make a choice.

by Shelley Shepard Gray - Christian, Christian Fiction, Fiction, Romance

Miriam Zehr has never felt particularly beautiful, especially because she's always been a bit heavier than other girls her age. When Junior, the man she's pined for all her life, suddenly seeks her out, she's thrilled to be noticed...until she realizes he's only asking her to help get the attention of Mary Kathryn Hershberger, her pretty friend. If Miriam helps Junior court Mary Kathryn, she'll get to spend a lot of time with him, but she might lose him in the process.

by Shelley Shepard Gray - Christian, Christian Fiction, Fiction, Holiday, Romance, Romantic Suspense, Suspense

Beth Byler can't stop thinking about Englischer Chris Ellis. Nothing could ever happen between them, but he felt the attraction, too. It was the reason he left so suddenly, promising never to see Beth again. Then, three days before Christmas, Chris returns in need of a place to hide. Before long, it becomes clear that nothing between them has changed --- a relationship is inevitable. But are they ready to sacrifice everything for this chance at love?

by Shelley Shepard Gray - Christian, Christian Fiction, Fiction, Romance

Honest and faithful Elsie Keim falls for her new neighbor, Landon, but she can’t bear to tell him the truth: She’s going blind. Landon is enamored with Elsie. When Elsie’s brother, Roman, steps in and shares the truth of Elsie’s disease, Landon is floored. His job is demanding and takes him away from home, sometimes for days at a time. He wonders how he’d be able to keep up with his responsibilities and take care of Elsie.

by Shelley Shepard Gray - Christian, Christian Fiction, Fiction, Romance

In the second installment of Shelley Shepard Gray's Days of Redemption series, Roman Keim just wants a break from the family drama at his snowy Ohio home when he heads to an Amish snowbird community in Florida. There he meets Amanda Yoder and her daughter Regina, who soon are warming his heart. But will Roman return to Ohio, or will he stay and help the young widow embrace a second chance at love?

by Shelley Shepard Gray - Christian, Fiction, Mystery, Religion, Romance, Suspense

As the search for Perry Borntrager's killer continues, Jacob Schrock feels like his world is about to crumble. Right before Perry went missing, he and Jacob got into a fistfight. Jacob never told anyone what happened that terrible night. He's good at keeping secrets --- including his love for Deborah, Perry's sister. But when Deborah takes a job at his family's store and their friendship blossoms, Jacob senses everything is about to be revealed.

by Shelley Shepard Gray - Christian, Christian Fiction, Fiction, Mystery, Romance

The serenity of the quiet Amish community of Marion, Kentucky, is disrupted when the body of Perry Borntrager is discovered in an abandoned well. Detective Luke Reynolds is brought in to help investigate. But before he can solve the crime, he faces unexpected feelings for Frannie, the Amish owner of the local bed-and-breakfast, who is carrying secrets of her own.

by Shelley Shepard Gray - Christian, Christian Fiction, Fiction, Mystery, Romance

Perry Borntrager's body is discovered at the bottom of an abandoned well. Lydia Plank, Perry’s former girlfriend, and Perry’s best friend, the Englischer Walker Anderson, know they didn’t have anything to do with Perry’s death, but they both hold secrets about his final days. Do they dare open up about the kind of man Perry had become?

by Shelley Shepard Gray - Christian, Christian Fiction, Fiction, Holiday, Romance

Judith Graber has always been the obedient daughter, and this holiday season she feels overworked, overlooked and underappreciated. But everything changes when her father hires Ben Knox.