New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author
Shelley Shepard Gray

Happy Thanksgiving Weekend

Posted Nov 30 2013

I hope everyone has been having a great weekend. We’ve been blessed with blue skies and cool weather-perfect days to decorate the house for Christmas, go on long walks with the dogs, and even go out and do a little bit of shopping. šŸ˜‰ As usual, every night I’m the first person to bed! What’s […]



Two Days To Go…

Posted Nov 26 2013

Good morning! It’s Tuesday morning, and we’ve already been making lists and checking them twice. Yep, I’m about to brave the Kroger and get the rest of the ingredients for Thanksgiving dinner. Late last night my son and his dog arrived, sometime today my daughter will get home. Then on Wednesday and Thursday, we’ll have […]


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Santa Sighting!

Posted Nov 21 2013

I had a great time at last Saturday’s bookfair in Frankfort, KY. I met a lot of nice authors, bought yet another cookbook, and signed lots and lots of copies of PEACE. It wasĀ also veryĀ fun to meet some readers who had read the whole Secrets of Crittenden County series and talk all about Perry Borntrager! […]


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Are You an ‘Accidental’ Amish Fiction Fan?

Posted Nov 19 2013 in ,

I love receiving notes from my readers. I love to hear what book they just read, love to hear about their favorite characters and scenes. I even donā€™t mind reading about what parts of the books they didnā€™t like so much. But my all-time favorite notes are from brand new readers. I love reading about […]



Meet Lynne and Laurie!

Posted Nov 7 2013

It’s funny~just as I was writing a scene in THANKFUL where the heroine realizes she needs help~I realized I need help, too! I’ve been so busy writing that I’ve let a couple of other things fall by the wayside. Some might beĀ things that y’all might neverĀ notice-such as and, andĀ other social media updates. Others […]



Seven Years!

Posted Nov 4 2013

Happy November! I happen to love reading what everyone is thankful for during the month of November. I especially love reading about all the small things that people are thankful for~a hot cup of coffee, a hug from a friend, a smile on the subway. Those are the kinds of things that can turn a […]