Harvest House Publishers shared that bestselling author Mindy Starns Clark’s and Leslie Gould’s, The Amish Bride, has won Faith, Hope and Love, Inc.’s 2013 Inspirational Reader’s Choice Award in their Women’s category.

The Inspirational Reader’s Choice Award Contest is held annually and is open to all published inspirational writers, but entries must be published by Romance Writers of America-approved publishing houses. Faith, Hope and Love strives to promote excellence in romantic and women’s fiction that glorifies God and promotes biblical principles, to provide continuing support for writers within the publishing industry, and to preserve a spirit of unity within FHL and RWA. 

The Amish Bride is Book 3 in the “Women of Lancaster County” series, which tells the stories of young Plain women as they explore their roots, connect with family, and discover true love.

Inspirational Reader’s Choice Award winners were announced at the 2013 RWA Meeting. For more information about the awards, visit www.faithhopelove-rwa.org.