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Today, Lauraine Snelling is a member of the more than Two Million Books In Print club, with over 60 books. But when she first began, she was a mother of three teenagers with a simple dream to write "horse books for kids."
Her Norwegian heritage spurred her to craft the Red River of the North family saga and a trilogy called Return to Red River, as well as the Daughters of Blessing series, and the Home to Blessing series. Due to reader demand she is currently working on another Blessing series.
Writing about real issues within a compelling story is a hallmark of Lauraine's style, shown in her contemporary romances and women's fiction which has probed the issues of forgiveness, loss, domestic violence and cancer. In addition to her writing, Lauraine speaks at several conferences and workshops throughout the year. Lauraine lives in California.
Favorite Verse: 1st Corinthians 13. Not the verse, the entire chapter.
Just a few short weeks into her year-long nurse training assignment at the Blessing Hospital, Miriam Antonio is called home to Chicago, where her mother is gravely ill. With siblings to care for, Miriam pleads to be allowed to finish her training in Chicago. Her nursing supervisor grants her a brief reprieve but extracts a promise that Miriam will soon return to Blessing and fulfill her commitment.
While in Chicago, Miriam has tried to get Trygve Knutson and Blessing out of her mind, but his letters make that impossible. Trygve is busy building a house, hoping he can convince Miriam to return to North Dakota and marry him. Torn between Trygve's love and her family's needs, she doesn't know what to do.
New! On the Horizon
Now that Lynn's husband has gone, should she part with their memory-filled home? When Angela's husband abruptly files for divorce, how will she cope? And when Judith's lifelong mission of caring for her parents ends, what's next? When three grieving women find themselves at a crossroads, they move to a lakeside retreat to seek healing: together!
A Sneak Peek!
Anji Baard Moen, a recent widow, returns from Norway with her children. She quickly settles back into life in Blessing, teaching Norwegian history in the high school and writing articles for the Blessing Gazette. When tragedy strikes, Anji steps in to run the newspaper and soon finds a kindred spirit in the widower who owns the printing press. As they spend time together, Anji wonders if there's something more than friendship growing between them.
But Anji has also caught the eye of a recent arrival to Blessing. He has put his carpentry skills to good use on the town's building projects, including Anji's house. But Anji is torn between her feelings of loyalty to someone who needs her and the chance to build a new life with this intriguing newcomer. Where will her choice take her?
Series by Lauraine Snelling
S.A.V.E. Squad Series Book 3: Secondhand Horses - eBookLauraine Snelling, Kathleen WrightBarbour Books / 2013 / ePub$4.79 Retail:4.5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
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