• October Song

  • The Heritage of Lancaster County
  • By: Beverly Lewis
  • Narrated by: Aimee Lilly
  • Length: 3 hrs and 16 mins
  • 4.1 out of 5 stars (21 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Lancaster County is cloaked in autumn splendor, and a reunion is in the air....

Awakening to darkness, Katie, in a dreamy haze, thought surely she was back in her bedroom at Hickory Hollow, that it was time to rise 'n' shine, hurry into chore clothes, get out to the barn to help with the milking. But, as she lay there listening, ears attuned for her father's call up the steps, she realized she was not a girl growing up in the Lapp home. She was a young married woman, curled up next to Dan, her sleeping husband.

From newlyweds Katie and Dan living in the shadow of the shunning, to Rachel and Philip embracing parenthood even as he acclimates to Amish life as an outsider.... From the courtship of Lydia Cottrell and her betrothed, Levi King, to Sarah Cain, now a wife and mother struggling to bridge her own life with that of the People.... October Song is overflowing with the simpler things of life that make a Lewis novel an unforgettable journey into the depths of the human heart.

©2010 Beverly Lewis (P)2010 Bethany House

Critic Reviews

"Lewis fans will be pleased to find the same consistent writing they've come to enjoy, and to catch glimpses of how their favorite characters are faring." ( Publishers Weekly)
"Lewis returns to Lancaster County with a collection of short stories that revisit characters from The Shunning, The Postcard, and other titles in the "Lancaster County Books" series. As she catches readers up on the lives of Katie and Dan, Bishop John and Mary, Rachel and Philip, Sarah Cain, and many more, Lewis shows the diversity of Christian beliefs in this community and the effect that choosing to follow God has had on the families divided by different beliefs." ( Library Journal)

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a collage of her best

this is very good if you want to get an idea of ms Lewis style and writings this is a good sampler like a warm quilt

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