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Lewis, Beverly 1949-

Overview
Works: 415 works in 1,647 publications in 1 language and 163,915 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Christian fiction  Love stories  Drama  Detective and mystery stories  Film and video adaptations  Bildungsromans  Domestic fiction, American 
Roles: Creator
Classifications: PS3562.E9383, 813.54
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Publications about Beverly Lewis
Publications by Beverly Lewis
Most widely held works about Beverly Lewis
 
Most widely held works by Beverly Lewis
The shunning by Beverly Lewis( Book )
33 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,891 libraries worldwide
On the eve of her wedding Katie Lapp discovers she is not the birth daughter of her Amish parents but their adopted daughter. After finding out the truth she knows she must find her birth mother no matter what the cost
The sacrifice by Beverly Lewis( Book )
30 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,800 libraries worldwide
When Sadie Ebersol abandons the Amish community with her sister Leah's beloved Jonas, the family of four sisters is thrown into turmoil, forcing Leah to make difficult choices between her happiness and her loyalty to those closest to her
The preacher's daughter by Beverly Lewis( Book )
17 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 3,724 libraries worldwide
"Annie Zook--the preacher's eldest daughter--is expected to join the Amish church, but at 20 she is 'still deciding.' Because of the strict rules that guide the Plain community, she must continually squelch her artistic passion, although it has become her solace"--Provided by publisher
The parting by Beverly Lewis( Book )
24 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 3,708 libraries worldwide
As her family breaks away from their church district, Nellie is torn between her family and her beloved Caleb, who is staunch in his Old Order beliefs, but if Nellie waits too long to choose, she surely lose him to another
The covenant by Beverly Lewis( Book )
36 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,659 libraries worldwide
Four sisters in Lancaster County witness the secrets of their tiny home community as Leah suffers from her sister Sadie's shameful loss of innocence with an English boy and finds her own dreams of love with Jonas spinning out of control
The brethren by Beverly Lewis( Book )
19 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,639 libraries worldwide
Annie Zook, the Amish preacher's daughter, is caught between two worlds. Living with shunned friend Esther, Annie longs to return to her forbidden art and the idyllic days spent with Englisher Ben Martin, before her father ordered her never to see him again. Stunned when family secrets come to light, Ben determines to solve the mystery of his past. Will his future include Annie--or will the Brethren always stand between them?
The betrayal by Beverly Lewis( Book )
27 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 3,560 libraries worldwide
Separated from her beloved Jonas after he takes a six-month carpenter's apprenticeship in Ohio, Leah hopes that their relationship will endure but finds herself challenged by an unexpected test facing their families
The secret by Beverly Lewis( Book )
25 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 3,548 libraries worldwide
In the seemingly ordinary Amish home of Grace Byler, secrets abound. Why does her mother weep and wander deep in the night? And why does her father refuse to admit something is dreadfully wrong? Then, in one startling moment, the quiet life Grace has known is irrevocably altered, leaving her to question all she has been taught about love, family, and commitment
The redemption of Sarah Cain by Beverly Lewis( Book )
28 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 3,531 libraries worldwide
Stunned by news of her sister's and her brother-in-law's deaths, Sarah Cain journeys to Lancaster County to claim her five orphaned nieces and nephews, who have been brought up as members of the Amish community, and finds her life irrevocably altered by her encounter with the Plain people of the region
The crossroad by Beverly Lewis( Book )
16 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,516 libraries worldwide
After writing a story in Amish country, New York journalist Philip Bradley returns to Lancaster County haunted by the memory of a soft-spoken widow he met there, but winning her heart is just the first step in long journey that will require him surrendering his own culture
The reckoning by Beverly Lewis( Book )
31 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 3,497 libraries worldwide
The Powerful Conclusion to The Shunning and The Confession! Katherine Mayfield, the new Mistress of Mayfield Manor, always dreamed of a fancy "English" life. But as the seasons pass, she finds herself grieving the loss of her Amish family and her dearest friend, Mary Stoltzfus. Shunned for the Plain life she once knew, Katherine finds solace in volunteer work with hospice patients - a labor of love she hopes will bring honor to the memory of her birth mother. Unknown to Katherine, her long-lost love, Daniel Fisher, is desperate to locate his "Sweetheart girl", only to be frustrated at nearly every turn. Meanwhile, she delights in the modern world - once forbidden - cherishing the attention of Justin Wirth, her handsome suitor. Her childhood entwined with Daniel's, yet her present life far removed from Lancaster County, Katherine longs for the peace that reigned in her mother's heart. And once again, she is compelled to face the heritage of her past
The prodigal by Beverly Lewis( Book )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 3,486 libraries worldwide
Truth can be thorny and even heartbreaking, yet Leah is required to make another difficult choice. Will this secret of secrets bring further sorrow for Leah, Sadie, and the Ebersol family? The Prodigal is a multi-layered mystery and a saga of love encompassed by the merciful threads that knit families together
The telling by Beverly Lewis( Book )
21 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 3,475 libraries worldwide
Struggling to come to terms with a grave medical diagnosis, Heather Nelson is determined to forgo traditional medicine--to her father's chagrin--in hopes of finding answers and healing in Amish country. But first, she offers to drive her Amish friend, Grace Byler, to Ohio in order to find Grace's mother. Will mother and daughter, and one seriously ill graduate student, find the answers they long for? Or will "the telling" cause them all further pain?
The thorn by Beverly Lewis( Book )
18 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 3,468 libraries worldwide
Rose's older sister, Hen, knows more than she should about falling for the wrong man. Unable to abandon her Amish ways, Hen is soon separated from her very modern husband. Mattie, their young daughter, must visit her father regularly, but Hen demands she wear Amish attire--and speak Pennsylvania Dutch, despite her husband's wishes. Will Hen be able to reestablish her place among the People she abandoned? And will she be able to convince Rose to steer clear of rogue neighbor Nick?
The confession by Beverly Lewis( Book )
25 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,450 libraries worldwide
Katie Lapp's identity had been shattered the moment she found the satin baby dress in the attic of her parents Amish home. Painfully torn from her close-knit community in the frightening ordeal called the shunning, Katie - now Katherine Mayfield - sets out to find the ailing birth mother she has never known. Her journey takes her to the peaceful home of Lydia Miller, where electric lights and telephones sets Katherine's mind whirling with "fancy" things, and on to the elaborate Bennett estate in the Finger Lakes region of New York. There she stumbles into a world of compassion and greed, mercy and betrayal - where the plain garb of the Amish is misused to disguise an evil conspiracy. Unknown to Katherine, her first love, Daniel, is taking appropriate steps to return to his Amish family - and to her. But their worlds may have drifted too far apart to bridge ... Shunned from her home and alone in a world of strangers, Katherine Mayfield longs only for the gentle, loving embrace of the woman she hopes to call Mother
The judgment by Beverly Lewis( Book )
11 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 3,413 libraries worldwide
Rose Kauffman is engaged to Silas Good, a well-liked Amish fellow, so why does she still pine for Nick Franco, the former foster son of the bishop? Especially now that Nick has left the Amish community under a cloud of suspicion after the death of the bishop's biological son. Meanwhile, Rose's older sister, Hen, has returned to live at her parents' farm with her young daughter. Hen and her modern husband, Brandon, are separated by mutual agreement, although he is threatening to sue for custody of their daughter if Hen does not return soon. Will the judge rule in Brandon's favor? Is there any way Hen can reestablish her place among the People without sacrificing her marriage?
The postcard by Beverly Lewis( Book )
25 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,411 libraries worldwide
Young Amish widow Rachel Yoder helps run a bed-and-breakfast in rural Pennsylvania, and when a guest, journalist Philip Bradley, finds an old postcard in the dresser of his room, it touches off a surprising chain of events
Sanctuary by Beverly Lewis( Book )
28 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,298 libraries worldwide
A secret past forces Melissa James to flee her marriage and seek refuge with a Pennsylvania Dutch family, while her husband fears his own mistake will prevent their reunion
The forbidden by Beverly Lewis( Book )
20 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 3,268 libraries worldwide
Caleb Yoder's father has forbidden him to court Nellie Mae Fisher, but words alone cannot stop Caleb's devotion. Yet if he continues to pursue Nellie, he risks losing everything. Nellie, too, is torn. She longs to marry her Old Order beau but cannot ignore the gentle pull she feels toward the faith of her New Order family. Can she and her beloved satisfy the expectations of the People while remaining true to their hearts?
The longing by Beverly Lewis( Book )
14 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 3,236 libraries worldwide
After breaking up with Caleb, Nellie Mae Fisher seeks more knowledge of the Lord, but when Caleb's plans to leave Honeybrook are thwarted, he longs for Nellie Mae, still hoping that she will return to the Old Order and to him
 
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Alternative Names
Lewis, Beverly M.
Lewis, Beverly M. 1949-
Lewis, Beverly Marie Jones 1949-
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English (452)
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