I’m Marie E. Bast. Thank you for visiting my official site.

I’m a Christian author of Amish, contemporary, historical novels, and children’s picture books. I invite you to look around, get to know me better, leave a comment or follow me to keep in touch and get my latest book release news and blog updates.

My first Amish book, The Amish Baker, a Publishers Weekly Bestseller, is an inspirational book that released Feb. 19, 2019, from Harlequin Love Inspired. It is the first in my Washington County, Iowa, series. 

The Amish Marriage Bargain, a Publishers Weekly Bestseller, released December 17, 2019. Also a inspirational book.

The Amish Baker’s Rival, a Publishers Weekly Bestseller, released January 1, 2021. 

Next release is Feb. 22, 2022. A beautiful 2-in-1, 432-page collection of Her Amish Chaperone by Leigh Bale and The Amish Baker’s Rival by Marie E. Bast.

More information to come about the next book/series release date so be sure to stop back.