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Friday, September 24, 2021


About the Book

Book: Dangerous Amish Showdown

Author: Mary Alford

Genre: Amish Suspense

Release date: August 24, 2021

Under siege in Amish country…

She must fight for their lives.

Gunshots shatter Willa Lambright’s placid Montana evening—and that’s before she discovers on-the-run lawman Mason Shetler on her doorstep. Willa hadn’t glimpsed her childhood friend since he’d turned his back on Amish country years before. Now the US marshal’s returned with an injured partner, a young witness he must protect at all costs…and vicious Mafia agents dead set on making sure none of them survive.


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About the Author

USA Today Bestselling author Mary Alford loves giving her readers the unexpected. Her titles have appeared on the USA Today list, Publisher’s Weekly bestseller list, and have finaled in the Daphne Du Maurier award of excellence in mystery, The Beverly, The Maggie, and The Selah Awards.

Mary is an avid reader. She loves to cook, can’t face the day without coffee, and her three granddaughters are the apple of her eye. She and her husband live in the heart of Texas in the middle of 70 acres with two spoiled cats and a dog who thinks he owns the place.


More from Mary

When I first heard of the title for my latest Love Inspired Suspense, I smiled. Dangerous Amish Showdown reminds me of the old westerns where the good guys face off with the bad guys and always win. As a child I loved watching them, mostly because my dad loved them so much, and yes, a big draw for me besides sharing the time with him, was seeing the good guys win. It’s what I try to put into every single book I write, and it’s exactly what happens in Dangerous Amish Showdown.

Lately, I find myself reminiscing a lot about childhood things such as watching old westerns with my dad, and smiling at those simpler times.

In Dangerous Amish Showdown, it takes coming back to his simple childhood Amish community for Mason Shetler to realize how special that life once was for him. Through the courage found in a little girl who has lost everything, and the strength of a woman whose future is uncertain, Mason discovered what he had been searching for all along.

I truly hope you enjoy Mason and Willa’s fight to protect young Samantha and the love they find along the way. And I hope their happy ending leaves you with a smile on your face, and maybe takes you back to a simpler time in your life.

Blessings always,

Mary Alford


It’s a quiet night in my house and I’m sitting down to read this book. Before I know it, my heart is racing and I feel myself grabbing the chair to try to hang on. The adrenaline is pumping as I turn the pages. My mind is on high alert as I prepare myself for a jam packed non stop ride of danger at the highest level. The first few pages prepare me for a story that never lets up with incredible characters, faith and survival. 

The author has delivered a story that has all the boxes checked off for a suspense filled action packed edge of your seat adventure. As bullets fly and sinister men draw near there is only one objective for Mason and his partner. Their mission is to protect their witness which happens to be a sweet little girl. I thought Samantha was very brave and loved how she trusted the men who were there to keep her from harm. The author makes each scene so vivid I could see it unfolding right before my eyes. 

I did like how Mason ends up at a place where an old friend lives to hide out. It was nice to see how Willa was not afraid when she found Mason, his partner who is injured and a child on her doorstep. She steps up to help out and her faith is very evident throughout the story. With her home surrounded by men who are there to harm everyone, her calmness really helped the chaos going on inside the house. 

The story is fast paced and delivers a powerful ending that reflects the importance of faith and trust. I loved how the author was able to keep my attention until the very end. Now if you are wondering what happens to our sweet little Samantha and her protectors , you must grab a copy of this book and get ready to be jolted out of your seat as the action starts on page one. 

I received a copy of this book from Celebrate Lit. The review is my own opinion.

Blog Stops

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Inklings and notions, September 25

Blossoms and Blessings, September 25

Betti Mace, September 26

For Him and My Family, September 26

Lighthouse Academy Blog, September 27 (Guest Review from Marilyn Ridgway)

deb’s Book Review, September 27

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Truth and Grace Homeschool Academy, September 28

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Locks, Hooks and Books, September 29

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Ashley’s Clean Book Reviews, September 30

Gina Holder, Author and Blogger, September 30 (Author Interview)

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Bigreadersite, October 1

Babbling Becky L’s Book Impressions, October 2

A Modern Day Fairy Tale, October 2

Musings of a Sassy Bookish Mama, October 3

Happily Managing a Household of Boys, October 3

Mary Hake, October 3

The Meanderings of a Bookworm, October 4

Simple Harvest Reads, October 4 (Guest Review from Donna Cline)

Because I said so — and other adventures in Parenting, October 5

HookMeInABook, October 5


To celebrate her tour, Mary is giving away the grand prize of a $50 Amazon gift card and a copy of the book!!

Be sure to comment on the blog stops for nine extra entries into the giveaway! Click the link below to enter.


  1. Replies
    1. Hi, Tracie. Many things inspire, but Dangerous Amish Showdown was inspired by watching too many old westerns, I suppose. I love how most always, things in those old westerns came down to one final showdown between good and evil. And I love how the good guy almost always won despite the odds.

    2. Me too! I have found memories of watching westerns with my grandparents and now with my hubby!

  2. Happy Friday! Thank you for sharing your review of this book, it sounds like a great read and I am looking forward to it

  3. Thank you, so much, for letting me stop by your blog and thank you for sharing about Dangerous Amish Showdown. Thank a blessed weekend.