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Laurie Alice Eakes Books In Order

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Publication Order of Cliffs of Cornwall Books

A Lady's Honor (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Stranger's Secret (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of The Ashford Chronicles Books

My Enemy, My Heart (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
True As Fate (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of The Daughters of Bainbridge House Books

A Necessary Deception (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Flight of Fancy (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Reluctant Courtship (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of The Glass Goldfinch Books

The Glassblower (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Heiress (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Newcomer (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of The Midwives Books

Lady in the Mist (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Heart's Safe Passage (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Choices of the Heart (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Mountain Midwife (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

The Widow's Secret (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Married by Mistake (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Family Guardian (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
When the Snow Flies (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Collision of the Heart / The Professor's Heart (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Honorable Heir (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Better than Gold (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Perilous Christmas Reunion (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Lethal Ransom (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Exposing a Killer (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Abduction Rescue (2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

The Carpenter's Inheritance (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
In Sight of Freedom (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Printed On My Heart (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Romancing America Books

with Susan Page Davis, Pamela Griffin, Lynn A. Coleman, Frances Devine, Myra Johnson, Shannon Taylor Vannatter, Jennifer Collins Johnson, Muncy G. Chapman, Carole Gift Page
Florida Brides: Margaret's Quest/Red Hills Stranger/The Way Home (By: Muncy G. Chapman) (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Florida Weddings (By: Kristy Dykes,Lynn A. Coleman,Kathleen E. Kovach) (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Florida Weddings: Cords of Love/Merely Players/Heart of the Matter (By: Lynn A. Coleman) (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hoosier Crossroads: Picket Fence Pursuit/Pursuing the Goal/In Pursuit of Peace (By: Jennifer Collins Johnson) (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Rodeo Hearts (By: Joyce Livingston) (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hawaiian Dreams (By: Carole Gift Page) (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Gateway Weddings (By: Myra Johnson) (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Cherry Blossom Capers (By: Frances Devine,Lynette Sowell,Cara C. Putman,Gina Conroy) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Anthologies

Wild Prairie Roses(2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Highland Crossings(2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Colonial Courtships(2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sincerely Yours(2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Castles, Customs, and Kings Volume 2(2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The American Dream Romance Collection(2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

About Laurie Alice Eakes

Laurie Alice Eakes is an American inspirational and historical romance author. She is known for her ability to craft characters that readers can really connect with and make them come alive on the page. In addition, her stories are full of adventure, romance, and emotion that make them irresistible to readers. Moreover, her writing style is both descriptive and captivating, creating a story world that readers can easily immerse themselves in.

Her success as a romance author is due in part to her skill in creating characters with real depth and emotion. Her protagonists are brave, strong, and full of life that makes them fascinating to follow. She also weaves in themes of love, loyalty, and friendship throughout her stories, which resonates with her readers. Furthermore, her stories are full of exciting plot twists and gripping suspense that keep readers glued to the page.

She skillfully combines compelling characters with engaging stories in her work. Her characters are vivid and alive, and their journeys are full of emotion that readers can really connect with. Furthermore, her stories are full of adventure and romance that keeps readers hooked until the very end. Her writing style is both descriptive and captivating, creating a story world that readers can easily immerse themselves in, and she has an uncanny ability to craft stories with suspense and plot twists that keep the reader guessing.

Eakes has a unique ability to create stories that are both entertaining and thought-provoking, and her protagonists are often strong, brave, and full of life that makes them fascinating to follow. She also incorporates themes of loyalty, friendship, and love throughout her stories, and this resonates with her readers. Her vivid descriptions and her characters’ emotional journeys make her stories a pleasure to read, and her gift for creating stories with warmth, humor, and heart has earned her a loyal following of fans.

Finally, Eakes has a gift for crafting compelling stories with engaging narratives. The combination of her vivid descriptions and her characters’ emotional journeys makes her stories a pleasure to read. She has a talent for creating settings and stories that draw readers in and keep them hooked until the very end. Her stories have been praised for their warmth, humor, and heart, and she has earned a loyal following of fans.

Early and Personal Life

Laurie Alice Eakes has been a renowned American inspirational romance author for many years. Growing up, she developed a love for reading and storytelling, which laid the foundation for her future career. After graduating from Seton Hill University with a Master of Arts Degree based in Writing Popular Fiction, she went on to hone her craft and become an experienced speaker, giving presentations at a variety of conferences, universities, schools, and libraries.

The Virginia-based author has become known for her inspiring stories, finding her muse in real-life relationships. She has used this inspiration to create uplifting, romantic tales that touch the hearts of her readers. Her works, which range from novels to novellas, have all been met with critical acclaim.

Laurie Alice Eakes is happily married and resides in Virginia with her husband, as well as assorted cats and dogs. She has found success and fulfillment in writing, and continues to create stories that are both captivating and meaningful.

Writing Career

Laurie Alice Eakes has been a prolific writer for many years. She has written a series of novels set in a variety of locations, such as Iowa, New Jersey, and Cornwall. She has also written several standalone novels and novellas, as well as a series of novella’s entitled the Ashford Chronicles.

Her works have been well-received, with her first book, Family Guardian, winning the National Readers Choice Award for Best Regency in 2007. Eakes has continued to write and publish since then, with a more recent novel Lethal Ransom published in 2019. She continues to be a popular author, with her work appearing in several collections.

Choices of the Heart

Laurie Alice Eakes published ‘Choices of the Heart’ on January 1, 2013 through the publisher Revell. This novel completes the third installment of Eakes’ ‘The Midwives’ series, providing another independent story of romance. The story follows the lives of the main characters as they make the decisions that will shape the outcome of their lives.

Esther Cherrett was trained by her mother to become a midwife and carry on the family tradition. But after a scandal threatened her reputation, Esther had to look elsewhere for a job. She found herself as a teacher in the western mountains of Virginia and was quickly caught in the middle of a dangerous family feud. Two men from opposing sides of the conflict started courting her, and when Esther discovered that her past had followed her into the mountains, she wanted nothing more than to flee again.

This book is a captivating read with a story of romance, adventure and family tradition. Esther Cherrett is a compelling protagonist as she faces the challenge of choosing between two suitors while dealing with a tumultuous family feud. Readers will be spellbound as they follow Esther’s journey and cheer her on in her quest for independence.

A Reluctant Courtship

On October 15th, 2013, the Christian historical romance novel ‘A Reluctant Courtship’ was released by Revell. It was the third instalment in ‘The Daughters of Bainbridge House’ series, which focused on a range of self-contained romantic stories. The novel was well-received by readers, and remains a popular choice in its genre.

Honore Bainbridge had been courted by two men, one a traitor and the other a murderer, and was banished to her family’s estate. There, she met Lord Ashmoor, a tall, dark and handsome American who faced suspicion due to accusations of aiding French prisoners’ escape from Dartmoor Prison. Despite their mutual attraction, their family obligations might keep them apart forever.

Honore decided to prove Ashmoor’s innocence, even if it put her in grave danger. Will love give them a future?

This romantic novel is sure to capture the hearts of readers everywhere. Honore Bainbridge has to make a tough decision between two suitors, one a traitor and the other a murderer. This book is sure to captivate readers with its tender moments and thrilling suspense.

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