Gay Amish Romance Book #1
When two young Amish men find love, will they risk losing everything?
In a world where every detail of life—down to the width of a hat brim—is dictated by God and the all-powerful rules of the community, two men dare to imagine a different way. At 18, Isaac Byler knows little outside the strict Amish settlement of Zebulon, Minnesota, where there is no rumspringa for exploration beyond the boundaries of their insular world. Isaac knows he’ll have to officially join the church and find a wife before too long, but he yearns for something else—something he can’t name.
Dark tragedy has left carpenter David Lantz alone to support his mother and sisters, and he can’t put off joining the church any longer. But when he takes on Isaac as an apprentice, their attraction grows amid the sweat and sawdust. David shares his sinful secrets, and he and Isaac struggle to reconcile their shocking desires with their commitment to faith, family and community.
Now that they’ve found each other, are they willing to lose it all?
Novel length: 75,695 words
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“A must-read romance.”
~ USA Today
“A self-published gem…[depicts] a gay romance within the Amish culture with tenderness and respect.”
~ Kirkus Reviews
“If you only read one romance novel this year, make it A Forbidden Rumspringa. It is a book that leaves a lasting impression, and one that does not disappoint.”
~ I’m With Geek
“If you had told me at the beginning that an Amish romance would rock my world, I probably would’ve laughed in your face… Tears of sorrow, tears of joy…so many tears. Each and every one of them worth it to take this journey with Isaac and David.” ~ 3 Chicks After Dark