Mary Ellis has written twelve bestselling novels set in the Amish community and recently completed several historical romances set during the Civil War.
She is currently working on a new mystery series, Secrets of the South, for Harvest House Publishers.
Before "retiring" to write full-time, Mary taught school and worked as a sales rep for Hershey Chocolate. Her debut book was nominated for a 2010 Carol Award. Living in Harmony, won the 2012 Lime Award for Excellence in Amish Fiction while Love Comes to Paradise won the 2013 Lime Award.