Laurie Alice Eakes

1 Lady in the Mist (The Midwives Book #1)

Author : Laurie Alice Eakes
Genre :  Religious  Books  Fiction & Literature  Romance  Historical 
Price :  $5.99
Release Date :  2011-02-01
Description :  By virtue of her profession as a midwife, Tabitha Eckles is the keeper of many secrets: the names of fathers of illegitimate children, the level of love and harmony within many a marriage, and now the identity of a man who may have caused his wife's death. Dominick Cherrett is a man with his own secret to keep: namely, what he, a British nobleman, is doing on American soil working as a bondsman in the home of Mayor Kendall, a Southern gentleman with his eye on a higher office.<br /><br />By chance one morning before the dawn has broken, Tabitha and Dominick cross paths on a misty beachhead, leading them on a twisted path through kidnappings, death threats, public disgrace, and . . . love? Can Tabitha trust Dominick? What might he be hiding? And can either of them find true love in a world that seems set against them?<br /><br />With stirring writing that puts readers directly into the story, <i>Lady in the Mist</i> expertly explores themes of identity, misperception, and love's discovery.

2 The Mountain Midwife

Author : Laurie Alice Eakes
Genre :  Religious  Books  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $2.99
Release Date :  2015-12-15
Description :  For nearly two hundred years, women in Ashley Tolliver’s family have practiced the art of midwifery in their mountain community. Now she wants to take her skills a step further, but attending medical school means abandoning those women to whom she has dedicated her life, the mountains she loves, and the awakening of her heart.<br /><br />Ashley Tolliver has tended to the women of her small Appalachian community for years. As their midwife, she thinks she has seen it all. Until a young woman gives birth at Ashley’s home and is abducted just as Ashley tries to take the dangerously bleeding mother to the nearest hospital. Now Ashley is on a mission to find the woman and her newborn baby . . . before it’s too late.<br /><br />Hunter McDermott is on a quest—to track down his birth mother. After receiving more media attention than he could ever want for being in the right place at the right time, he receives a mysterious phone call from a woman claiming to be his mother. Hunter seeks out the aid of the local midwife in the mountain town where the phone call originated—surely she can shed some light on his own family background.<br /><br />Ashley isn’t prepared for the way Hunter’s entrance into her world affects her heart and her future. He reignites dreams of having her own family that she has long put aside in favor of earning her medical degree and being able to do even more for her community. But is it commitment to her calling or fear of the unknown that keeps her feet firmly planted in the Appalachian soil? Or is it something more—fear of her growing feelings for Hunter—that makes her hesitant to explore the world beyond the mountains?

3 A Necessary Deception (The Daughters of Bainbridge House Book #1)

Author : Laurie Alice Eakes
Genre :  Religious  Books  Fiction & Literature  Romance  Historical 
Price :  $5.99
Release Date :  2011-10-01
Description :  When young widow Lady Lydia Gale helps a French prisoner obtain parole, she never dreamed he would turn up in her parlor. But just as the London Season is getting under way, there he is, along with a few other questionable personages. While she should be focused on helping her headstrong younger sister prepare for her entré into London society, Lady Gale finds herself preoccupied with the mysterious Frenchman. Is he a spy or a suitor? Can she trust him? Or is she putting her family in danger?<br /><br />Readers will enjoy being drawn into this world of elegance and intrigue, balls and masquerades. Author Laurie Alice Eakes whisks readers through the drawing rooms of London amid the sound of rustling gowns on this exciting quest to let the past stay in the past and let love guide the future.

4 Heart's Safe Passage (The Midwives Book #2)

Author : Laurie Alice Eakes
Genre :  Religious  Books  Fiction & Literature  Romance  Historical 
Price :  $5.99
Release Date :  2012-02-01
Description :  It's 1813 and all Phoebe Lee wants out of life is to practice midwifery in Loudon County, Virginia. When Belinda, her pregnant sister-in-law, presses Phoebe to accompany her onto a British privateer in order to cross the Atlantic and save her husband from an English prison, Phoebe tries to refuse, then finds herself kidnapped. <br /><br />Captain Rafe Docherty is a man in search of revenge. His ship is no place for women, but he needs Belinda in order to obtain information about the man who destroyed his family and his life. Between Belinda's whining and Phoebe's hostility, Rafe can't help but wonder if he made the right choice.<br />When it becomes apparent there is an enemy among them on the ship, the stakes are raised. Will they reach the English shore in time? Can love and forgiveness overcome vengeance?<br /><br />Book 2 in The Midwives series, <i>Heart's Safe Passage</i> is a stirring tale of love, intrigue, and adventure on the high seas. Readers will feel the salt spray and the rolling waves as they journey with Laurie Alice Eakes's vivid characters on the treacherous path toward redemption.

5 Choices of the Heart (The Midwives Book #3)

Author : Laurie Alice Eakes
Genre :  Religious  Books  Fiction & Literature  Romance  Historical 
Price :  $5.99
Release Date :  2013-01-01
Description :  Esther Cherrett comes from a proud line of midwives and was trained by her mother to take over the family calling. But when a scandal threatens all she holds dear, Esther takes a position as a teacher in the western mountains of Virginia instead. There she finds herself in the midst of a deadly family feud and courted by two men on opposite sides of the conflict. When it seems as though her past has followed her all the way into the mountains, all she wants is to run away again.<br /><br />In this gripping story of trust, deception, and bittersweet loss, a young woman learns the true meaning of choices of the heart.

6 A Stranger's Secret

Author : Laurie Alice Eakes
Genre :  Religious  Books  Fiction & Literature  Romance  Historical 
Price :  $1.99
Release Date :  2015-04-21
Description :  As a grieving young widow, Morwenna&#xa0;only wants&#xa0;a quiet life for herself and her son. Until a man washes ashore, entangling her in a web of mystery that could threaten all she holds dear.<br /><br />Lady Morwenna Trelawny Penvenan indulged in her fair share of dalliances in her youth, but now that she's the widowed mother to the heir of the Penvenan title, she's desperate to polish her reputation. When she's accused of deliberately luring ships to crash on the rocks to steal the cargo, Morwenna begins an investigation to uncover the real culprits and stumbles across an unconscious man lying in the sea's foam—a man wearing a medallion with the Trelawny crest around his neck.<br /><br />The medallion is a mystery to David Chastain, a boat builder from Somerset. All David knows is that his father was found dead in Cornwall with the medallion in his possession after lying and stealing his family's money. And he knows the widow who rescued him is impossibly beautiful—and likely the siren who caused the shipwreck in the first place—as well as the hand behind whoever is trying to murder David.<br /><br />As Morwenna nurses David back to health and tries to learn how he landed on her beach, suspicion and pride keep their growing attraction at bay. But can they join together to save Morwenna's name and estate and David’s life?&#xa0;Can they&#xa0;acknowledge the love they are both trying to deny?

7 A Lady’s Honor

Author : Laurie Alice Eakes
Genre :  Religious  Books  Fiction & Literature  Romance  Historical 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2014-04-22
Description :  On the cliffs of 19th-century Cornwall, a spirited, impetuous young woman is torn between the honor of her family and the longing of her heart.<br /><br />England, 1811<br /><br />A tarnished reputation. A distant home. A forced engagement to a dangerous man. When Elizabeth Trelawny flees London, she has more than one reason to run. And when her carriage, pursued by her would-be fiancé, is caught in a storm, she quickly accepts the help of a dark stranger. Anything to get back to Cornwall.<br /><br />But Rowan Curnow is not exactly a stranger. He’s not quite a gentleman either. Class disparity once kept him from courting Elizabeth . . . even if it didn’t keep him from kissing her.<br /><br />The couple elude their pursuers and reach Bastion Point, Elizabeth’s future inheritance and the one place she calls home. But in the very act of spiriting her to safety, Rowan has jeopardized Elizabeth’s inheritance—if her grandfather ever learns she spent the night, however innocently, in the company of a man.<br /><br />When smugglers unite the pair in a reckless, flirtatious alliance—an alliance that both challenges the social norms Elizabeth has been raised to revere and rattles Rowan’s fledgling faith in God. Elizabeth must choose between the obedience of a child and the desires of a woman: cling to the safety of her home or follow the man she loves.

8 Flight of Fancy

Author : Laurie Alice Eakes
Genre :  Religious  Books  Fiction & Literature  Romance  Historical 
Price :  $5.99
Release Date :  2012-10-01
Description :  Cassandra Bainbridge has twice set aside her scholarly pursuits--once for the London Season and once for her wedding preparations. Love seems a wonderful alternative to study, until disaster strikes. When an accident brings an end to her betrothal, she heads for the country to recover from both her injuries and her broken heart. There she pursues her love for ballooning and envisions a future for herself as a daring aeronaut. But when her former fiancé slips back into her life, what course will she choose?<br /><br /> Filled with the mystique of London society and the charming beauty of the English countryside, <i>A Flight of Fancy</i> explores what it means to find the true source of happiness and love amid the distractions of life. Readers will love the next installment in this rousing Regency series from accomplished author Laurie Alice Eakes.

9 A Reluctant Courtship (The Daughters of Bainbridge House Book #3)

Author : Laurie Alice Eakes
Genre :  Religious  Books  Fiction & Literature  Romance  Historical 
Price :  $5.99
Release Date :  2013-10-15
Description :  Honore Bainbridge has been courted by two men, one of whom turned out to be a traitor, the other a murderer. Banished to her family's country estate, where she will hopefully stay out of trouble, she finally meets the man she is sure is exactly right for her: Lord Ashmoor. Tall, dark, and handsome--what more could a girl ask for? But he too is under suspicion because of his American upbringing and accusations that he has helped French and American prisoners escape from Dartmoor Prison. For his part, Lord Ashmoor needs a wife beyond reproach, which Honore certainly is not. Amid a political climate that is far from friendly, Honore determines to help Ashmoor prove his innocence--if she can do so and stay alive.<br /><br />From the rocky cliffs of Devonshire, England, comes the exciting conclusion to the lush Daughters of Bainbridge House series. Award-winning author Laurie Alice Eakes thrusts her readers into high drama from the very first sentence and keeps them on their toes until the final page.

10 The Carpenter's Inheritance

Author : Laurie Alice Eakes
Genre :  Religious  Books  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $1.99
Release Date :  2012-08-15
Description :  Lucinda Bell is out to plead her case.<br /><br /> Lucinda Bell wants nothing more than to follow in her father’s footsteps and practice law. But in 1893, the state of Virginia won’t allow a woman lawyer. So she leaves her family and fiancé and buys a dying practice in Massachusetts, determined to prove herself capable of succeeding at the profession—if she can find acceptance and safety as Loveland’s sole lady lawyer first.<br /><br /> Quiet, handsome Matthew Templin, a local carpenter with a questionable past and a potentially dangerous need for a lawyer, is captivated by Lucinda. But he also knows she’s above his touch—and that a hidden truth may destroy her career and possibly his own life.<br /><br /> As ambitions collide, Lucinda faces a choice whether to give up her dream—or give up the love of her life.

11 The American Dream Romance Collection

Author : Kristy Dykes, Laurie Alice Eakes, Carla Olson Gade, Jane Kirkpatrick, DiAnn Mills, Lisa Karon Richardson, Ann E. Schrock, Amber Stockton & Jennifer Hudson Taylor
Genre :  Religious  Books  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $9.99
Release Date :  2015-10-01
Description :  Meet the faithful dreamers who helped build the foundation of the new American nation—from four brothers in Colonial Connecticut determined to make something of their lives, to a colony of Quakers in North Carolina resolute in their faith, to settlers in the northwest frontier staking their claim in hostile territory. Watch as nine romances develop and legacies of faith and love are formed.

12 The Carpenter's Inheritance

Author : Laurie Alice Eakes & Tracey V. Bateman
Genre :  Religious  Books  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $7.99
Release Date :  2016-06-01
Description :  Join Lucinda Bell in 1893 as she leaves behind her family and fiancé to buy a dying law practice in Massachusetts, determined to prove herself in a male dominated profession. Matthew Templin, a local carpenter with a questionable past, is in need of a lawyer but knows hidden truths could destroy her ambitions and endanger their lives. When faced with a choice, will Lucinda choose career over love? Also includes a bonus historical romance, <i>A Love So Tender </i>by Tracey V. Bateman.

13 Moonlight Promise (Ebook Shorts)

Author : Laurie Alice Eakes
Genre :  Religious  Books  Fiction & Literature  Romance  Historical 
Price :  $2.99
Release Date :  2014-09-16
Description :  Camilla Renfrew is a highborn English lady fleeing false accusations when she runs smack into love on a steamboat bound for the new Erie Canal. But can this unexpected attraction survive the treacherous journey?



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