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Her birth mother is seriously ill and Katie must struggle to find her, and prove her own identity, before it's too late. But in the world of electric lights, telephones, and fancy things, Katie stumbles into a web of greed and betrayal where the garb of the Amish is misused to disguise an evil conspiracy. Meanwhile, unknown to Katherine, her long-lost love, Daniel, has returned to the Amish community to find her. Can they ever be together again? Find out in The Confession.
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Vendor: Bethany House
Publication Date: 2008
Series: Heritage of Lancaster County
Virginia NewcombMNAge: Over 65Gender: female3 Stars Out Of 5UnbelievableNovember 16, 2012Virginia NewcombMNAge: Over 65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 3I liked the first book in the series, bur this second one was too unbelievable. It dragged out the finding of her birth mother too long.
Created4Purpose5 Stars Out Of 5December 3, 2011Created4PurposeQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5I started this book the moment I finished "The Shunning" and could not put it down. Beverly Lewis is such a fabulous story-teller; she had me turning page after page. This book is a journey depicting the struggle Katie goes through to discover her "true" identity - something we can all struggle with from time to time. A wonderful plot ... I stayed up waaay past my bedtime to finish it in hopes of the story concluding - of course, it didn't. So on to book three I went :)
dbe9618Texas City, TexasAge: Over 65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5November 22, 2011dbe9618Texas City, TexasAge: Over 65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5I have just recently started reading books by Beverly Lewis
and am addicted and can't wait to finish one and start the next one. I assure you there will be no disappointment in reading any book by Beverly Lewis.
DorothyMonterey, Tenn.Age: Over 65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5The SunningMay 17, 2011DorothyMonterey, Tenn.Age: Over 65Gender: femaleI have read this first book, and can not wait to read the 2nd and 3rd bookes. The amish really interest me. Dorothy
Rachel RopperScotland, UKAge: 18-24Gender: female3 Stars Out Of 5September 1, 2010Rachel RopperScotland, UKAge: 18-24Gender: femaleI read the first book in this series, "The Shunning", over a year ago and as a result of this had forgotten a lot of the details. I've also read several other Amish-themed books between then and now and have established my views on who the best authors are in this genre and which series is my favourite. Unfortunately, this book isn't among them. As much as I enjoyed the first book and all of its drama and angst, this one just seemed unnecessarily over-dramatic and cliched. Although I wanted to read about Katie meeting her birth-mother and being reunited with her lost love, I didn't feel so connected to her and there were several passages devoted to the points of view of the servants in her birth-mother's house - many of whom were, bizarrely, English. Was it typical to have English servants in an NY home in 1997? Particularly ones who appeared to have stepped out of an Agatha Christie novel? I did enjoy reading about the "imposter" and wondering whether Katie would ever get to meet Lydia face-to-face (although considering the predictability of this novel, it was rather obvious that this would eventually happen) but I felt that this series lost its charm once it was no longer based in Hickory Hollow. I tend to prefer the Amish novels that focus on people who embrace their beliefs, rather than those who escape the lifestyle. I will read the last book in the trilogy as I checked it out of the library last week, but I definitely prefer Lewis's "Abram's Daughters" series to this one. But to give the author credit, this trilogy was her first and it's obvious that her writing has grown immensely since this was published.