Books by Sharon A Lavy

Sharon A Lavy lives with her husband in SW Ohio. When not reading, writing, or sewing for her family, she enjoys traveling with her husband in the small plane they call PaPa. 

She is best known in the novel writing community, as that German Baptist lady. 

In the Old German Baptist community she's a dressmaker, a pattern maker, and the sister who writes.

And in her own mind she's a wife, a mother, and a grandmother, but above all a child of God.


Her greatest desire is to be a woman after God's own heart. Sharon has a heart for hurting women, and writes women's fiction. Because when it's all said and done it's all about relationships.

The forgiving the unforgivable series:


 November 14, 2013
A medical drama about a drug scandal--false accusation-- and death.

The covering on Evalena Davidson’s head invites all kinds of confidences and sharing, a blessing on Denton Community Hospital’s oncology ward. But people expect her to be perfect, which makes living up to the promise of her Old German Baptist uniform a challenge.

Pete Neper, head of the sanitation department senses unrest among the employees but finds it a challenge to track down the cause.

Danni Wagoner, another oncology nurse is implicated in a drug scam.

Old German Baptist Brethren with their adherence to traditional ways do not get involved with the law. But how can Evalena turn her back on a friend?

This unlikely trio put their lives and reputation at risk to uncover a deadly secret in an attempt to identify a killer before someone else dies.

October 11, 2014
     At ten years old she’s injured and feels damaged beyond repair.
Years pass, and she buries the incident deep.

Only twenty-three, Rebekah has to make a hard choice without knowing what Dustin will do…how he will feel. Her fiancĂ© is not with her when the Old German Baptist Brethren Annual Meeting ends.

Will she meekly accept the dishonest way the conference was handled? Accept the irregularities? Accept the way nine powerful men hijacked the Church she loves?

Or will she stand for the truth even if the man of her dreams says “Farewell?”




To be released in 2015


A year after she buried her husband Danni still needs closure. She wants to forgive the killer, and thinks she has. But he has not yet gone to trial. And that puts her on edge.

She needs to feel safe.

Above all else Danni wants to preserve her husband’s memory, restore his good name, and protect her daughter from the rumors that her daddy was part of the counterfeit drug ring which invaded Denton Community Hospital last year.

Pete, a former business partner of Danni’s husband wants to comfort this widow and her child. But unless he can forgive his father he will not be free to love them properly.




The Angel of Antietam due to be released  2015

The Dunker Church during the Civil War.

Other Books By Author Sharon A. Lavy:
In the rich back drop of the farming cradle of the Ohio Valley, a peaceful lifestyle seems possible. Highly likely … at least on the surface. It’s 1973. And three young women want to discover their place in this male dominated world. 

In spite of the economic slowdown Roberta "Birdie" Alexander is determined their family business will both survive and thrive. She'll back up that promise with hard work, and Alexander's foliage will become the standard for all of the Ohio Valley. 

Because if she works long enough and hard enough, her father will love her as much as he loves her older brothers. But Birdie’s dad seems determined to marry her off. 

In her Christian walk, Birdie approaches her relationship with her heavenly father in the same way. 

How much will she risk ... to hold onto her own will and secret sin of self-righteousness? 

Will losing her job wake her up? Losing a lifelong friend? A brother? Or will it take losing the very presence of God? 

Sara Brubaker, an only child, was two-years-old when an Old Order German Baptist couple adopted her. She's become a beautiful woman, and works as secretary for Alexander's Nursery and Greenhouse. 

Now she's torn between wanting to live in the normal world of fun and fashion, and joining the Dunkards to truly belong with her adoptive family. She loves the country living and the peaceful lifestyle. But the Anabaptist people dress so old fashioned. Does she really want to look ... Amish? 

Then she learns her parents have been keeping secrets. Sara’s dad side-steps her questions. Was the deception deliberate? 

Irene West, Birdie's lifelong Sunday school friend, misses having a father figure around … where is he anyway? She’s become very boy crazy, which causes Birdie to struggle with the friendship and Irene to struggle with life. 

Birdie thinks it's her job to shame Irene into acting more like a Christian. Will Birdie overcome her self-righteous nature before it's too late … for Irene? 

The three struggle to find their true identity, dreams, and paths in Christ. Can they forgive their fathers and find the courage to grab hold of a new dream? 

Children's Book:


January 2, 2013
One day, when Wesley was four he walked up to his Grandma Sharon, laid his little hands on her lap and said, “Grandma, tell me a story about when you were a little girl.” “How about,” Grandma Sharon said, “if I tell you a story about when your mommy was a little girl.” “Climb up here onto my lap and let’s look though this photo album while I tell you about what happened one spring day.”

Non Fiction:

October 24, 2014

While all men may be created equal…woman seem to come in all shapes and sizes. And all bodies deserve a well fitting pattern. Even...or perhaps especially...the sisters who wear a distinctive type of dress because of the ethnic or religious group to which they belong. This manual features the Old German Baptist Brethren dress pattern based on the experience of a small group of pattern makers.

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