Best-selling author, Beverly Lewis was born on April 17, 1949, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, the center of Pennsylvania Dutch country. She graduated from Evangel University with a degree in Music Education. She has written over seventy books. Many of her works are set in Lancaster County and based on her Amish upbringing. Her titles include several series for children and young adults among which are the Cul-De-Sac Kids, the Girls Only (GO!), and the Holly's Heart series. Her adult fiction includes the best-selling trilogy, The Heritage of Lancaster County and the Abram's Daughters series. She has received numerous awards including two Silver Angel Award for her novels 'The Postcard' and 'Annika's Secret Wish' and a Golden Book Award for 'The Stunning,' the first volume of her Heritage of Lancaster series.