J. M. Hochstetler
Award-winning author J. M. Hochstetler is the daughter of Mennonite farmers, a graduate of Indiana University, a professional editor, and a lifelong student of history. An editor with Abingdon Press for many years, she is currently the publisher and editorial director of Sheaf House Publishers, a small specialty press based in Elkhart, Indiana.
Her latest release is Valley of the Shadow, Book 5 of The American Patriot Series. Books 6 and 7, Refiner's Fire and Forge of Freedom will complete this acclaimed series.
Northkill, Book 1 of the Northkill Amish Series co-authored with her cousin, multi-published author Bob Hosteteler, was awarded ForeWord Magazine's 2014 INDIEFAB Bronze Award for historical fiction. Northkill is the inspiring story of their Amish Mennonite ancestors who came to America seeking religious freedom and were caught up in the brutal clashes of the French and Indian War. Book 2, The Return, releases in Spring 2017 and will complete their inspiring story.
Hochstetler's contemporary novel One Holy Night, a retelling of the Christmas story set in modern times that released in a new edition in 2013, was the Christian Small Publishers 2009 Book of the Year and finalist for the American Christian Fiction Writers 2009 Carol Award.
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