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Lori Benton

Biography

Lori Benton

Lori Benton was raised east of the Appalachian Mountains, surrounded by early American and family history going back 300 years. Her novels transport readers to the 18th century, where she brings to life the Colonial and early Federal periods of American history, creating a melting pot of characters drawn from both sides of a turbulent and shifting frontier, brought together in the bonds of God's transforming grace. When she isn’t writing, Lori enjoys exploring beautiful Oregon with her husband.

Books by Lori Benton

by Lori Benton - Christian, Christian Fiction, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Romance

In an act of brave defiance, Tamsen Littlejohn escapes the life her harsh stepfather has forced upon her. Forsaking security and an arranged marriage, she enlists frontiersman Jesse Bird to guide her to the Watauga settlement in western North Carolina. But shedding her old life doesn’t come without cost. As the two cross a vast mountain wilderness, Tamsen faces hardships that test the limits of her faith and endurance.

by Lori Benton - Christian, Christian Fiction, Historical Fiction

Abducted by Mohawk Indians at fourteen and renamed Burning Sky, Willa Obenchain is driven to return to her family’s New York frontier homestead after many years building a life with the People, but finds that much has changed in her absence. When her Mohawk brother arrives and questions her place in the white world, the cultural divide blurs Willa’s vision. Can she follow him back to the People now that she is no longer Burning Sky?