Laurie (L.C.) Lewis will always be a Marylander at heartâ€”aÂ weather-whining lover of crabs, American history, and the sea. She admits to
being craft-challenged, particularly lethal with a glue gun, and a devotee ofÂ sappy movies.Â
Her ninth published novel, her first romance novella, SweetÂ Water, was inspired by a visit to Oregonâ€™s magnificent coastline, and time
spent with Mother Eugenie, upon whom the character Mother Thomasine is based.Â
Laurieâ€™s womenâ€™s fiction novels include The Dragons of Alsace Farm (2016),
Awakening Avery (2010), and Unspoken (2004), written as Laurie Lewis. Using theÂ pen name L.C. Lewis, she wrote the five volumes of her award-winning FREE MEN
and DREAMERS historical fiction series, set against the backdrop of the War ofÂ 1812: Dark Sky at Dawn (2007), Twilightâ€™s Last Gleaming (2008), Dawnâ€™s EarlyÂ Light (2009), Oh, Say Can You See? (2010), and In God is Our Trust, (2011).
She is currently completing a political suspense novel planned for a summer
2017 release, a re -release of a romantic comedy, and sheâ€™s working on anotherÂ historical fiction novel for a 2018 release. She loves to hear from readers.
a fledgling business, and two impulsively elope. When Hudson Bauer hears the
wedding news he leaves town, stealing the company’s first big contract andÂ Olivia and Jeff’s dreams.Â Olivia McAllister has spent eight years blaming Hudson for all her losses,Â including her anemic marriage to Jeff and a recent, tragic accident that leavesÂ her body battered and her dreams of a family shattered. Widowed, and in desperate straits, she is forced to accept Hudsonâ€™s offer toÂ recuperate at his parentsâ€™ empty house on Oregonâ€™s Cannon Beach, but her return
to the place where the three friends once summered casts new light on her hastyÂ marriage and on the enemy she once called friend.When Hudson offers Olivia a job doing humanitarian work, something hopeful and
familiar awakens in Olivia, giving rise to long-denied feelings for Hudson. Stuck
between grief and the promise of new love, Olivia must make peace with her
confusing past, and forgive the man she once hated, before Hudson walks away
again, closing the door on their possibilities forever.
another, Hudson knew Liv turned herself inside out to impress Jeff.
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