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Lauraine Snelling


Lauraine Snelling

Lauraine Snelling has been writing since 1980, with over 65 books published, both fiction and nonfiction, historical and contemporary, for adults and young readers. Her books consistently appear on CBA bestseller lists, and have been translated into Norwegian, Danish and German. A hallmark of her style is writing about real issues within a compelling story. Lauraine and her husband, Wayne, have two grown sons, and live in the Tehachapi Mountains with a watchdog Bassett named Chewy.

Books by Lauraine Snelling

by Lauraine Snelling - Christian, Christian Fiction, Fiction, Historical , Historical Fiction, Historical Fiction/Romance, Historical Romance, Love , Love & Romance, Religion, Romance, Women's Fiction

Trygve Knutson is devoted to his land and family in Blessing, but he sometimes dreams of other horizons. Miriam Francini hopes to become a nurse in a large hospital and is tolerating her assignment at the hospital in Blessing because it will give her the experience she needs. She can't wait to head to New York to begin her career. Then Miriam meets Trygve and realizes she doesn't want to live without him, yet she's a smart, independent woman --- she's even a suffragette. Can she let love get in the way of her plans?

by Lauraine Snelling - Christian, Christian Fiction, Love , Love & Romance, Relationships, Religion

Scientist Dinah Taylor's orderly life becomes wonderfully complicated when she begins a friendship with a seven year old boy who shows up one day, a scruffy dog by his side, in front of her office building. Dinah knows nothing about kids and even less about animals, but after she buys him breakfast, he shows up the next day...and the next. She tries to learn more about him, but he's remarkably skilled at evading her questions. And then, late one night, he calls her in a panic --- his dog has been injured. Dinah rushes them to a clinic, where she meets Garret, a veterinarian with a passion for drawing. Though Jonah takes to Garret right away, Dinah and Garret just don't mesh. But for Jonah's sake, their lives continue to collide, and slowly the relationship between these three strangers begins to change.

by Lauraine Snelling - Christian, Christian Fiction, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Romance, Romance

Eighteen-year-old Ingeborg Strand feels destined to remain single --- until she meets a university student from Oslo. But tragedy strikes, and her dreams evaporate. At her mother's suggestion, she decides to leave Norway to start afresh in America. But who will accompany her? Is widower Roald --- an honest man with a young son --- the answer to her prayer?

by Lauraine Snelling - Christian Life, Religion & Spirituality

Twenty-year-old Ingeborg Strand is certain she is destined to be an old maid. She's had several suitors but none she deemed worthy of spending her life with. That is, until she meets a university student from Oslo, and feelings stronger than friendship begin to develop between them. But tragedy strikes, and the future begins to look bleaker than ever.

by Lauraine Snelling - Christian, Christian Fiction, Fiction, Romance

As U.S. Border Patrol agent Ben James rushes an abandoned baby to the only clinic in the area, a storm strikes with unexpected fury. Esther Hanson, who runs a second-rate clinic, struggles to help her patients during the storm. The event triggers a long-suppressed memory, and Esther must come face to face with the reality of her past and learn to forgive herself. Brought together by the life of a child, Ben and Esther become each other's reason to change.

by Lauraine Snelling - Christian, Christian Fiction, Fiction

Keira Johnson discovers a life-jarring fact her late mother kept hidden all her life. Kiera was born out of wedlock, and the man she had always known as her father had adopted her as an infant. Meanwhile, Keira's niece, Kirsten, has just discovered an unwanted pregnancy. As the family comes together for a reunion, Keira and Kirsten struggle with their fractured pasts and jumbled present.