The Parting

The Parting Cover

The Parting

By Beverly Lewis

Bethany House Publishers, Paperback, 9780764203107, 352pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2007

Lewis returns to Lancaster County for a powerful new series based on actual historical events--a heated debate over salvation and tractors--that causes a group of Amish families to break away from the Old Order. Two young people, Nellie and Caleb, are caught in the heartbreaking divide.

About the Author
Beverly Lewis, born in the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch country, is The New York Times bestselling author of more than eighty 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 Web site at for more information.