The Sacrifice (Abram's Daughters Series #3)

The Sacrifice (Abram's Daughters Series #3)

by Beverly Lewis

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Abram's Daughters book 3, the sequel to the bestselling The Betrayal. This powerful family saga features four Amish courting-age sisters growing up in Lancaster County Pennsylvania, beginning in the 1940s. Life in Gobbler's Knob was all Leah Ebersol ever wanted until her older sister Sadie abandoned faith and family, leaving Leah no choice but to believe the worst, that Sadie--and her own beloved Jonas--had betrayed her. Now, two years later, Leah still misses both Sadie and Jonas keenly. Because of her sister's shunning, she cannot contact either of them but hears through the grapevine that they are married. Loyal neighbor Gid is still biding his time, but on the verge of accepting his courting invitation, tragedy befalls the Ebersols and Leah must again choose between her own happiness and her family. Mary Ruth dreams of becoming a teacher, but it has gotten pushed to the back of her thinking when a nice young Amish boy comes courting. Twin Hannah yearns for her sister to attend baptismal classes with her, but Mary Ruth is not ready to take her &supl;nal vows. How will this family in turmoil &supl;nd peace?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781585586783
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 05/01/2004
Series: Abram's Daughters Series , #3
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 72,647
File size: 7 MB

About the Author

Beverly Lewis was born in Pennsylvania Amish country and was both a schoolteacher and an accomplished musician before becoming an award-winning, bestselling author. She and her husband, David, live in Colorado.
Beverly Lewis, born in the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch country, has more than 17 million books in print. Her stories have been published in 12 languages and have regularly appeared on numerous bestseller lists, including the New York Times and USA Today. Beverly and her husband, David, live in Colorado, where they enjoy hiking, biking, making music, and spending time with their family. Learn more at

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The Sacrifice (Abram's Daughters Series #3) 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 49 reviews.
wheeze More than 1 year ago
I have read the previous two books, and this one was a lot hard to get into. The beginning started very slow, with not much happening. After about 100 pages in, you get back to the real Ebersol family, and everything they go through. The book had a lot more heartbreak then The Covenant and The Betrayal. Be prepared incase your heart break a little. I like that this book came off of Leah being the main character and went into Hannah and Mary Ruth, they belong to the family and we should be able to see them too. THE SACRIFICE opens your eyes to what real Amish families go though. Nothing is always hunky dory, and they do have hardships that come up. This is a great series to read and enjoy.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I love Beverly Lewis books and I think I have read every one. I did think this one was a little slow getting started. This whole series otherwise has had me on the edge of my seat. I can't wait to read Revelation which I just ordered.
hdlover53 More than 1 year ago
These books are so well written and very easy to read they keep you wanting to know what is going to happen next in this family
Guest More than 1 year ago
I loved this book. I stayed up until 2:40 in the morning so that I could finish it. The storyline is awesome and the characters seem so real! I don't know how many times I cried like it was me in the story. I would definitely recommend this book to anybody.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I loved this book. I just finished Betrayal and ran right out and got The Sacrifice. I couldn't put it down. It is one of those wonderful books that a reader dreams about.The characters come alive and I really cared about each one .I loved the drama and story.I carried this book around with me everywhere to catch a chance to read and yet I didn't want to come to the last page.Read these books in order. They are a rare find.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I awaited this third episode of Abram's Daughters with such anticipation and was not disappointed in the least. It was like being back with 'my' family again - a family with its cozy kitchens, tasty homemade foods, chatting with loving friends. For a 21st century lady, I praise Ms. Lewis' ability to take us back to a simpler, however highly structed, time where characters so vividly penetrate our minds and hearts. CAN'T WAIT FOR THE NEXT BOOK! (And, PLEASE do not stop there).
Guest More than 1 year ago
I loved this book. I could hardly put it down. I recommend this series of books to everyone, even young adults.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Still a great book, but it seemed there were some conflicts about the birth of Sadie's baby. Maybe there is a surprise in store for the next book. I also thought this was going to be a trilogy, yet there is a book 4 coming out. The ending was a surprise to me, also. All in all, a great book.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is a wonderful book - great characters, it makes you laugh and cry and leaves you anxiously awaiting the next book. You absolutely MUST read the first two books before you read this. They are all great - but in order to follow the story line - must be read in order.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
My heart goes out to many of these characters, but especially to Leah. I have to find out what happens to this family! Another great book! The problem with the e-book's version of the first book in the series (The Covenant) , where there is no space between paragraphs that have a change in characters or location, has returned after being corrected in book #2. *** beware of a giant plot-spoiler in one of these reviews!!! ***
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I normally read suspense and thrillers. This book had me in the story with love God and trials hardship totally a wonderful read. I am on book 3 of the series. I will read many more of her books.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I found this book to be one long, ongoing depressing tome. If you like to read to be entertained and uplifted, and to escape life’s troubles and difficulties for a while, this is NOT the book to read.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I read the Abrams Daughters series in about a week, I just couldn't stop reading them, when I finished one I would start the next one. I have read almost all of her books and have never been disappointed. She has a way of making the characters so real and they pull you into thier lives and you have to keep reading to find out what happens next. I highly recommend her books.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
So sad.
TammyK1 More than 1 year ago
Book three continues the wonderful series of Abram's Daughters.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is even better then the first one if you can believe. This book brings you all kinds of feelings. Happiness, sadness, love and surprize. I can not wait to read the next book The Sarifice.
bookishjoxer on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
The third book in the Abram's Daughters series. I liked it. The story is well written and you feel almost connected with the characters
Ames3473 on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
I love Beverly Lewis & this series called Abram's Daughters. I know it's "Christian" fiction, but honestly it is not preachy in any way..if you love the Amish you'll love this series..that is why I love it!!
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charws More than 1 year ago
I have read all of the Amish romance novels by Beverly Lewis....and I love them all. But this series is by far my favorite. A must read for all those who like/love the Amish romance novels, which are good and clean reading!
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tallaKF More than 1 year ago
Great series - loved them all
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