Heart's Safe Passage (The Midwives Book #2): A Novel
- Sales Rank:303,900
- Format:Kindle eBook
- Language:English (Published)
- Media:Kindle Edition
- Publication Date:February 1, 2012
One woman takes the treacherous journey toward redemption . . . and love.
All Phoebe Lee wants out of life is to practice midwifery in Loudon County, Virginia. But when she refuses to accompany her pregnant sister-in-law to help save her husband from an English prison during the War of 1812, Phoebe finds herself pressed aboard a British privateer.
Captain Rafe Docherty promises to get Phoebe's brother-in-law out of prison in exchange for information Rafe needs to exact revenge on the man who destroyed his family. As he realizes his attraction to Phoebe, she determines to get ashore before her patient goes into labor--and before her own heart is in danger. But an enemy in their midst threatens to end their plans--and their very lives.
"In her delightful and descriptive style, author Laurie Alice Eakes has once again crafted a story that will capture readers' hearts from the first page."--Kathi Macias, author of Deliver Me from Evil
"Laurie Alice Eakes's turn of phrase and twist of a plot had me smiling long after the last page was turned. A don't-miss story."--Kathleen Y'Barbo, author of The Inconvenient Marriage of Charlotte Beck
"Make room for this one on your 'keepers' shelf!"--Loree Lough, author of From Ashes to Honor
Laurie Alice Eakes is the author of Lady in the Mist, A Necessary Deception, and several other novels. She won a National Readers Choice Award for Best Regency in 2007 for Family Guardian. Laurie Alice writes full-time from her home in Texas, where she lives with her husband and sundry dogs and cats.
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