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Also by this author: A Reluctant Courtship, Sincerely, Yours, Moonlight Promise
Genres: Christian Historical Fiction, Romance
Published by Barbour Books Format: eBook
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Now that Colin Grassick, a master glass-blower from Scotland, has arrived to help at the Jordan glassworks, Meg Jordan's dreams of teaching the poor, local children are coming true. Finally, someone will have time to make windows for the rural New Jersey schoolhouse, to keep out the cold - and vandals. To Joseph Pyle, the wealthy, arrogant man to whom Meg will soon be betrothed, the destruction of Meg's new windows is inconsequential - as his wife, she will be forbidden from teaching. Why would Meg's father insist she marry a man like Joseph and stay away from the endearing Colin?
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As a reader and lover of Christian Historical Fiction there are many books that have been missing from the Creative Madness Mama shelves in the first round of publication when they came out as a mass market paperback. Now that many are coming out a bit and a bit in eBook format this mama is thrilled!
The Glassblower is the first of these originally mass market books that I have been able to enjoy through my Kindle and it was a delight beginning to end. I do enjoy Laurie and it will be great to be able to enjoy her older titles as they become electronically available.
With an excitable heroine, a hero with a Scottish brogue and a very despicable villain the book has it all for entertainment and romance.
This story is also available in a 3-in-1 novella omnibus in trade paperback Jersey Brides.
Award-winning author Laurie Alice Eakes has always loved books. When she ran out of available stories to entertain and encourage her, she began creating her own tales of love and adventure. In 2006 she celebrated the publication of her first hardcover novel. Much to her astonishment and delight, it won the National Readers Choice Award. Besides writing, she teaches classes to other writers, mainly on research, something she enjoys nearly as much as creating characters and their exploits. A graduate of Asbury College and Seton Hill University, she lives in Texas with her husband and sundry animals.