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Lewis, Beverly 1949-

Works: 920 works in 3,075 publications in 6 languages and 187,388 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Christian fiction  Romance fiction  Religious fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Bildungsromans 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator
Classifications: PS3562.E9383, 813.54
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The covenant by Beverly Lewis( Book )

37 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,797 WorldCat member 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 shunning by Beverly Lewis( Book )

56 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,753 WorldCat member 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 parting by Beverly Lewis( Book )

20 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and Afrikaans and held by 3,584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nearly one hundred days have passed since the untimely death of Nellie Mae Fisher's beloved younger sister, Suzy, and Nellie dares again to dream of a future with handsome Caleb Yoder. But with rumors about Suzy still flying among the People, there are those who would keep the young courting couple apart ... including Caleb's own father. Meanwhile, a growing number of Honeybrook's Amish farmers are demanding tractors and other forbidden modern conveniences. When a revival adds to the tensions, passions flare. With the Old Order community pushed to the breaking point, Nellie and Caleb find their families--and themselves--in the midst of what threatens to become an impossible divide."--Back cover
The thorn by Beverly Lewis( Book )

20 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,577 WorldCat member 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 secret by Beverly Lewis( Book )

25 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 3,550 WorldCat member 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 brethren by Beverly Lewis( Book )

20 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 3,534 WorldCat member 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 preacher's daughter by Beverly Lewis( Book )

21 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and German and held by 3,491 WorldCat member 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 revelation by Beverly Lewis( Book )

23 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 3,469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Conclusion to the series spanning three generations in a quaint Old Order Amish community. A story of love, faith, and second chances featuring five courting-age sisters and their extended family that is both heartrending and uplifting"--Provided by publisher
The judgment by Beverly Lewis( Book )

20 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and Afrikaans and held by 3,443 WorldCat member 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 betrayal by Beverly Lewis( Book )

28 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 3,411 WorldCat member 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 confession by Beverly Lewis( Book )

42 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,404 WorldCat member 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 prodigal by Beverly Lewis( Book )

24 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 3,396 WorldCat member 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 missing by Beverly Lewis( Book )

30 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 3,392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Englisher" Heather Lang has come to Amish country to relive fond memories of her mother and to contemplate a grave medical prognosis of her own. While in Bird-in-Hand, Heather meets Grace Byler and the two young women strike up a fast friendship, amazed by how well they click. Following the only clue they have, Grace and Heather travel together in hopes of finding Grace's mother and bringing her home. Will they find what they're looking for ... or something much more?
The crossroad by Beverly Lewis( Book )

38 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,330 WorldCat member 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 postcard by Beverly Lewis( Book )

36 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,266 WorldCat member 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
The redemption of Sarah Cain by Beverly Lewis( Book )

32 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and German and held by 3,258 WorldCat member 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 longing by Beverly Lewis( Book )

18 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 3,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Although she still thinks of Caleb Yoder, Nellie Mae Fisher has broken up with her beau, choosing instead to follow the ways of the New Order. Yet her yearning for a husband remains, and new possibilities beckon, taking her heart by surprise. A tragic accident binds Caleb once more to the father who so opposed his affection for Nellie ... and to the farm that will no longer be his. As he longs for freedom, Caleb soon discovers he cannot forget the only girl he's ever love."--Back cover
The Englisher by Beverly Lewis( Book )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 3,166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Annie Zook, the preacher's daughter, struggles to keep her promise to her father--to abandon her art for a full six months. Will Annie's intention to join the Amish church be derailed by the attention of a handsome Englisher?"--Provided by publisher
The sacrifice by Beverly Lewis( Book )

25 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and German and held by 3,163 WorldCat member 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 fiddler by Beverly Lewis( Book )

12 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Afrikaans and held by 3,158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A wrong turn in a rainstorm leads Englisher Amelia Devries to Michael Hostetler, and the young Amishman's charming Old Order community of Hickory Hollow. Despite their very different backgrounds, Amelia and Michael both feel hemmed in by the expectations of others and struggle with how to find room for their own hopes. And what first seems to be a chance encounter might just change their lives forever"--Page 4 of cover
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The shunningThe partingThe thornThe secretThe brethrenThe preacher's daughterThe revelationThe judgment
Alternative Names
Beverly Lewis Amerikaans schrijfster

Beverly Lewis amerikansk författare

Beverly Lewis amerikansk skribent

Beverly Lewis écrivaine américaine

Beverly Lewis escriptora estatunidenca

Beverly Lewis escritora estadounidense

Beverly Lewis US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin

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Lewis, Beverly M.

Lewis, Beverly M. 1949-

Lewis, Beverly Marie Jones 1949-

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English (511)

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German (20)

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