The Matchmakers of Butternut Creek

Published November 20, 2012

Once again, the Widows of Butternut Creek are determined to find a bride for Pastor Adam. This time, their candidate is as gun shy as the pastor!

A traumatic experience as a college freshman has left Gussie Milton ‘once bitten, twice shy.’ Although she’d like a relationship, she’s frightened, so she’s thrown herself into caring for her aging parents, her photography business, and her church. In the eyes of Miss Birdie and her friend Mercedes, aka ‘the Widows,’ Gussie would make their young pastor the perfect wife. And though the attraction proves mutual, first Gussie’s past and then the pastor’s hopes for the future threaten to keep them apart. Can the Widows’ meddling be the catalyst that changes the couple’s lives forever?

Tales from Butternut Creek
From FaithWords/Center Street

The Welcome Committee of Butternut Creek — April 3, 2012
The Matchmakers of Butternut Creek — November 20, 2012
The Wedding Planners of Butternut Creek — November 5, 2013


“I did not want to put this book down. The characters and Jane Myers Perrine’s storytelling gift captured my heart on page one and held on to the satisfying end. This is truly a special story.”
— Laurie Alice Eakes, award-winning author of A Flight of Fancy
“A warm, witty, wonderful book. I loved it, and you will, too.”
— Susan Mallery, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author
“Heartwarming and hilarious, The Welcome Committee of Butternut Creek offers a touching, small-town view of the ties that bind.”
— Colleen Thompson, Award-winning author
“With small-town charm and the perfect amount of humor, Perrine’s second novel set in Butternut Creek is sweet and engaging.”
— Romantic Times

2 thoughts on “The Matchmakers of Butternut Creek

  1. Now that the wedding planners have had success, it would be wonderful if they continued with Gabe and Hannah’s, wedding and oh do many of the people we’ve been introduced to from Butternut Creek.

    I just finished the 3rd book in this series and would love for you to add to the series. Thank you for letting us take a peek into the lives of Butternut Creek.

    1. I agree! Actually, in my brain, Hannah and Gabe were married immediately after then end of Wedding Planners. I started the 4th book in which they are already married, living in Kenya, and Hannah is pregnant. Unfortunately, for personal reasons, I can no longer spend the time needed to finish a novel. MANY thanks for your interest.

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