The Betrayal

The Betrayal

eBook - 2010
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Spanning three generations, the Abram's Daughters series paints a powerful family portrait of four Amish sisters growing up in Gobblers Knob, Lancaster County. In Book One, The Covenant, when oldest sister Sadie is beguiled by a handsome, dark-haired "Englisher," it is younger sister Leah who suffers from her sisters shameful behavior. In Book Two, The Betrayal, Leah and her beloved Jonas are separated for half the year when he accepts a long-desired carpenters apprenticeship in Ohio. They are confident that by letter and heart-felt promises, their love is strong enough to survive the temporary separation. But never could they have foreseen the bitter test facing them and their families.
Publisher: [Grand Rapids, Mich.] : Baker Publishing Group, 2010.
ISBN: 9781585586790
158558679X
Branch Call Number: ELECTRONIC RESOURCE
Characteristics: 1 online resource (358 p.)

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enb97 May 01, 2013

This is a really good book and a good continuation of this series, although this book is extremely sad (I read the 4th and 5th books first...I know how everything works out in the end, but this book was still sad). It is so well written that when I got to certain parts, I just couldn't take it anymore and would start to cry--and I'm not usually like that. This is probably the saddest book in the series, but I'm happy with how it all turns out in book five, especially after all the discouraging parts, getting frustrated with a couple of the characters and whatnot. :) Overall, this series is a very good read, and I would highly recommend it.

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FavouriteFiction Sep 29, 2009

Abram Ebersol and wife, Ida, and their four daughters; Sadie, Leah, Hannah and Mary Ruth, are living in a cloistered Amish Lancaster County community. When Sadie is lured by the "English" lifestyle, her actions may alter Leah's future.

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