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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (4,219 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Beverly Lewis Narrator: Barbara Caruso, Marguerite Gavin, Robertson Dean Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Heritage of Lancaster County Trilogy Release Date: September 1997 ISBN: 9781440740008
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In this dramatic sequel to the best-selling inspirational romance, The Shunning, Beverly Lewis spins a tale of love, reconciliation, and faith. Author of over 40 books, Beverly Lewis captures the power of Old Order Amish beliefs and the excitement of a family quest in The Confession.


Because she has disobeyed church rules, Katie Lapp is now Katherine Mayfield. Expelled from her strict Amish home, she sets out to find Laura Mayfield, the birth mother she has never known. But even as Katherine draws near to Laura, evil plans are working to tear away their happiness and their inheritance. Can Katherine reach her mother in time? As Katherine struggles to keep her faith and communicate with her mother, narrator Barbara Caruso’s performance captures the young woman’s doubts, fears, and growing courage. By the conclusion of this inspiring story, Katherine is beginning a promising new chapter of her life.

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jessy Dexter | 2/20/2014

    " Not as good as The Shunning. Only going to finish the last book to see if she goes back to her adoptive family. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Mackenzie | 2/14/2014

    " Who knew an Amish girl could have so much drama! Decent read. It was a captivating story and really drew me in more than The Shunning. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Kathleen | 1/31/2014

    " not as good as part 1 - pretty slow moving throughout. a few key plot points that will, i'm sure, be important now that i'm starting book 3, but not as enjoyable as others. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Amanda Wige | 1/20/2014

    " Very fascinating getting to see an inside look into Amish culture. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Charlotte | 12/31/2013

    " Must have read this one since I remember reading the 1st and 3rd! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Awjtf | 12/27/2013

    " The second book was as good as the first! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Erin | 12/19/2013

    " The story of Katie Lapp continues as she searches for the truth about her identity following a discovery in the book's prequel, The Shunning Well-written, this book further anchors the reader into an incurable curiosity about what Katie will do next! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Wendy Abel | 12/7/2013

    " I really enjoyed this series, in spite of initial doubts. Very good character development. I was drawn in emotionally. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Sicily Yoder | 11/15/2013

    " An awesome book. If you enjoyed The Shunning, you will love this book. As usual, Beverly Lewis has added some twists and turns along the way. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jennifer | 10/31/2013

    " I had an addiction to Amish culture at one point. This added to it. I really do enjoy Beverly Lewis books! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Andrea | 9/22/2013

    " Really liked the continuation of Katie Lapp's story. The ending was a little expected, but still a good story. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Tara Lynn | 8/23/2013

    " A simple, quick read, these books have their flaws, but are heartwarming nonetheless. These Amish stories are a guilty pleasure, and I really enjoy the view of the lifestyle from an "Amish" perspective, which illuminates many of the misconceptions about the culture. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Brittany | 3/8/2013

    " Well written; however, this could have been one book instead of three. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jc | 2/19/2013

    " Still an enjoyable story, but so far I like the author's newer Rose Trilogy better. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Carol | 12/16/2012

    " Pretty good story line through the series. There were a few things that really bothered me, but are spoilers, so I won't go into detail. They were also really predictable books. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Inspired Kathy | 9/26/2012

    " I enjoyed this series on the Amish. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jani | 9/3/2012

    " I read this because my friend lent it to me, we go camping in Lancaster,Pa. every summer. I liked it, I found out a lot of things I did not know about the Amish. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Kristina | 8/12/2012

    " Our upbringing, as well as, our biology influence our lives. God uses ALL things for good to those who love Him and are called according to His purposes (well that is from the bible too of course : ) "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Shellita | 8/2/2012

    " More nerdy Amish drama - very entertaining. It was sort of like reading a lifetime movie . . . or maybe Hallmark. I'm invested now and will have to read the final book. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Heather | 6/11/2012

    " This is a story that goes on and on. It's ok but a little too fluffy for me. I wanted more details about the Amish culture but this steps outside of it. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Carol | 5/28/2012

    " If I had not read the previous book, I woould have been totally lost. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Brandy | 4/17/2012

    " I'm still not in love with this trilogy. I did like that Katie is finally figuring out who she is & the book did have a bit more action & was more intriguing than the first. But still pretty predictable. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Kaelee | 3/11/2012

    " Liked it just fine for listening to. Interesting to learn about the Amish. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Traci | 11/1/2011

    " All of her books about the Omish are very interesting, fun and wholesome books to read. I highly recommend these for young and older women and teens. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kelly | 9/18/2011

    " Good quick read. Some parts were predictable, but I don't have a problem with that. Started The Reckoning (book 3 of the series) immediately after finishing this. Looking forward to finding out how the story ends. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jc | 5/4/2011

    " Still an enjoyable story, but so far I like the author's newer Rose Trilogy better. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Shirley | 4/17/2011

    " Had liked a previous Beverly Lewis but this was just too contrived. Just skimmed to the ending. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Brittany | 1/23/2011

    " Well written; however, this could have been one book instead of three. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Theresa | 1/6/2011

    " I am really hoping that the next book makes up for what this book lacked. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Kathleen | 1/3/2011

    " not as good as part 1 - pretty slow moving throughout. a few key plot points that will, i'm sure, be important now that i'm starting book 3, but not as enjoyable as others. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Stacey | 8/13/2010

    " The story continues for Katherine. I am anxious to see how things come together in the 3rd and final book. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Amanda | 8/4/2010

    " This is the second book in a trilogy about an Amish girl set to find her birth mother. Again, slow moving book but not too bad. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jodie | 7/4/2010

    " I am enjoying this trilogy. I love that Beverly Lewis ends her stories at 3 instead of dragging them out forever. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Cheryl | 6/21/2010

    " Probably should have reread "The Shunning" just to review the storyline. Decent story. Interesting to learn about the Amish life. Definitely different theology brought into the story. "

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About the Author
Author Beverly Lewis

Beverly Lewis is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of more than seventy books for adults and children. Her inaugural novel, The Shunning, was the first in her blockbuster fiction series, The Heritage of Lancaster County. Since then, her Amish-inspired novels have garnered numerous awards, including the ECPA Platinum Book Award and Library Journal’s Best Book of 2009. She currently lives in the foothills of the Colorado Rocky Mountains with her husband, David.

About the Narrators

Barbara Caruso is an accomplished actress and critically acclaimed audiobook narrator. A graduate of London’s prestigious Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, she was a featured player in the Royal Shakespeare Company. She has played starring roles on Broadway and in theaters across the country. She won the Alexander Scourby Reader of the Year Award for her performances of young adult fiction, and has more than one hundred audiobook narrations to her credit. She has won twenty-two AudioFile Earphones Awards.

Marguerite Gavin is a seasoned theater veteran, a five-time nominee for the prestigious Audie Award, and the winner of numerous AudioFile Earphones and Publishers Weekly awards. Marguerite has been an actor, director, and audiobook narrator for her entire professional career. With over four hundred titles to her credit, her narration spans nearly every genre, from nonfiction to mystery, science fiction, fantasy, romance, and children’s fiction. AudioFile magazine says, “Marguerite Gavin…has a sonorous voice, rich and full of emotion.”

Robertson Dean has played leading roles on and off Broadway and at dozens of regional theaters throughout the country. He has a BA from Tufts University and an MFA from Yale. His audiobook narration has garnered ten AudioFile Earphones Awards. He now lives in Los Angeles, where he works in film and television in addition to narrating.