Lady in the Mist by Laurie Alice Eakes

Lady in the Mist by Laurie Alice Eakes
Genre: Christian Historical Romance
1809 – Virginia
Pages: 416 Trade Paperback
Date Published: February 1st, 2011
Publisher: Revell Books

By virtue of her profession as a midwife, Tabitha Eckles is the keeper of many secrets. Dominick Cherrett is a man with his own secret to keep: namely, why he, a British aristocrat, is on American soil working as an indentured servant.

In a time when relations between America and England rest on the edge of a knife, Tabitha and Dominick cross paths, leading them on a journey of intrigue, threats, public disgrace, and . . . love. But can Tabitha trust Dominick? Finding true love seems impossible in a world set against them.

With stirring writing that draws you directly into the story, Lady in the Mist takes you on the thrilling ride of love’s discovery.

Yesterday I received a new book by new-to-me author Laurie Alice Eakes from another publisher I love Barbour Books – Jersey Brides, one of their Romancing America series and right now I cannot be anymore delighted to see it as I have just finished reading my first book from this author in Lady in the Mist from Revell Books and I loved it. Although I have a qualm with the cover not appearing to look like the woman described (hello, widow’s peak anyone?) the writing through out was entertaining and captivating!

I could hardly put this one down, toddler and all. Post Revolutionary War and on a strong independent female character is not a setting often seen in my genre and I loved it. The characters were all real to life and the mystery was fun to follow and try to pick up what were who’s motives and so on. Laurie has a great story in this book and definitely look forward to more in the Midwives Series as well as other publications from her pen as well.

*Thank you to Revell Books for providing a copy for review.*

Laurie Alice Eakes is the author of Lady in the Mist as well as 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.

“Available February 2011 at your favorite bookseller from Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group.”

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