After looking behind her shoulder one day and seeing the one thing she is most afraid of, Melissa James leaves her home and family behind and flees to Amish Country in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. She rents a room from Lela Denlinger, striving to find the peace and sanctuary that Lela seems to have found. But is Melissa bringing a new danger into the peaceful Amish community? And what secrets will come to light when Melissa's husband searches for the reasons behind her disappearance? David and Beverly Lewis, paperback, 313 pages.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 320 Vendor: Bethany House Publication Date: 2007 Dimensions: 8.38 X 5.50 (inches)
She prayed the day would never come, but when her past comes calling, Melissa James has no choice but to flee. Pursued and living on the run, she finds longed-for sanctuary in Amish country. Part thriller, art romance, Sanctuary is a compelling story of revenge, the price of freedom, and the solace found in friendship.
In addition to writing, David Lewis is an accomplished keyboard artist and piano teacher. His debut solo novel, Coming Home, was a bestseller. He was born in Minnesota, raised in the Midwest, and met his wife, Beverly, in Colorado, where they currently make their home.
Beverly Lewis, born in the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch country, is the New York Times bestselling author of more than ninety books. Her stories have been published in eleven languages worldwide. A keen interest in her mother's Plain heritage has inspired Beverly to write many Amish-related novels, beginning with The Shunning, which has sold more than one million copies and was recently made into an Original Hallmark Channel movie. In 2007 The Brethren was honored with a Christy Award. She has been interviewed by both national and international media, including Time magazine, the Associated Press, and the BBC. Beverly lives with her husband, David, in Colorado. Visit her website at www.beverlylewis.com for more information.