Abigail's New Hope

Abigail's New Hope

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Abigail, a young midwife, is sent to jail after a difficult delivery takes a devastating turn. Her sister, Catherine, comes to stay and help care for Abigail's children while Abigail's husband works the field. Catherine meets Isaiah, a deaf man thought to be simpleminded, and discovers that he possesses unexpected gifts and talents.

Harvest House Publishers

Amish midwife Abigail Graber loves bringing babies into the world. But after a difficult birth has a devastating end, she is confined to the county jail pending an investigation. Her younger sister Catherine arrives to help keep the household running, and she discovers an unlooked for opportunity for love.


As an Amish midwife, Abigail Graber loves bringing babies into the world. But when a difficult delivery takes a devastating turn, Abigail is faced with some hard choices. Despite her best efforts, the young mother dies—but the baby is saved.

When a heartless judge confines Abigail to the county jail for her mistakes, her sister Catherine comes to care for her children while Daniel works his fields. Catherine meets Daniel’s reclusive cousin, Isaiah, who’s deaf and thought to be simple minded by his community. She endeavors to teach him to communicate and discovers he possesses unexpected gifts and talents.

While Abigail searches for forgiveness, Catherine changes lives and, in return, finds love, something long elusive in her life. And Isaiah discovers God, who cares nothing about our handicaps or limitations in His sustaining love.

An inspirational tale of overcoming grief, maintaining faith, and finding hope in an ever-changing world.

About This Series: Fans of superb Amish fiction will welcome the rich and moving stories of The Wayne County series by the bestselling author of A Widow’s Hope, Never Far from Home, and The Way to a Man’s Heart.



Publisher: Eugene, OR : Harvest House Publishers, 2011
ISBN: 9780736930093
Branch Call Number: FIC ELL
Characteristics: 286 p. ;,22 cm.

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