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Lori Copeland

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About the Author

Lori Copeland was born on June 12, 1941. She began writing for the secular book market in 1982 when she was 40 years old. She switched to the Christian book market in 1995. She has written over 100 books including A Morning Shade Mystery series, Men of the Saddle series, and Belles of Timber Creek mostrar mais series. She has won several awards including the Romantic Times Reviewer's Choice Award, The Holt Medallion, and Walden Books' Best Seller award. She was inducted into the Missouri Writers Hall of Fame. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
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Obras de Lori Copeland

Faith (1998) 391 cópias
Hope (1999) 311 cópias
Glory (2000) 289 cópias
The Island of Heavenly Daze (2000) 256 cópias
Ruth (2002) 243 cópias
The Peacemaker (2004) 240 cópias
Simple Gifts (2007) 211 cópias
The Drifter (2005) 210 cópias
Patience (2004) 210 cópias
The Maverick (2004) 203 cópias
Monday Morning Faith (2006) 203 cópias
Grace In Autumn (2001) 200 cópias
The Plainsman (2005) 176 cópias
Hearts at Home (2003) 170 cópias
A Warmth in Winter (2001) 170 cópias
Roses Will Bloom Again (2002) 169 cópias
A Perfect Love (2002) 169 cópias
Now and Always (2008) 162 cópias
Stranded in Paradise (2002) 158 cópias
A Case of Bad Taste (2003) 157 cópias
Twice Loved (2008) 153 cópias
Outlaw's Bride (2009) 149 cópias
Three Times Blessed (2009) 143 cópias
A Man's Heart (2010) 136 cópias
The Christmas Lamp (2009) 133 cópias
A Kiss for Cade (2010) 127 cópias
One True Love (2010) 117 cópias
Unwrapping Christmas (2007) 115 cópias
Child of Grace (2001) 110 cópias
Love Blooms in Winter (2012) 109 cópias
A Case of Crooked Letters (2004) 109 cópias
The One Who Waits for Me (2011) 83 cópias
A Home in the West (The Amish of Apple Grove) (2013) — Autor — 80 cópias
Sisters of Mercy Flats (2013) 80 cópias
A Plain & Simple Heart (2012) 58 cópias
Christmas Vows: $5.00 Extra (2001) 58 cópias
Under the Summer Sky (2013) 57 cópias
Bluebonnet Belle (2007) 57 cópias
When Love Comes My Way (2012) 56 cópias
Promise Me Today (1992) 54 cópias
Mother of Prevention (2005) 53 cópias
Promise Me Tomorrow (1993) 52 cópias
The Healer's Touch (2014) 52 cópias
Lost Melody (2011) 51 cópias
My Heart Stood Still (2015) 49 cópias
A Cowboy at Heart (2013) 48 cópias
Forever, Ashley (1992) 43 cópias
Fool Me Once (1990) 42 cópias
The Courtship of Cade Kolby (1997) 39 cópias
Avenging Angel (1987) 36 cópias
Sweet Hannah Rose (1991) 36 cópias
Dates and Other Nuts (1996) 30 cópias
Angel Face and Amazing Grace (1996) 30 cópias
Marrying Walker McKay (2000) 27 cópias
Bride of Johnny McAllister (1999) 26 cópias
Bridal Lace and Buckskin (1996) 25 cópias
Timeless Love (1993) 25 cópias
Sweet Talkin' Stranger (1989) 23 cópias
Someone to Love (1995) 22 cópias
Passion's Captive (1988) 22 cópias
Darling Deceiver (1990) 15 cópias
Melancholy Baby (1991) 15 cópias
Baby on the Doorstep (1997) 13 cópias
Dancy's Woman (1989) 13 cópias
Fudgeballs and Other Sweets (1998) 11 cópias
Built to Last (1992) 11 cópias
Two of a Kind (1984) 11 cópias
A Taste of Temptation (1992) 10 cópias
Spitfire [and] Tug of War (1991) 8 cópias
Tiz the Season (1990) 8 cópias
Squeeze Play (1990) 8 cópias
More Than She Bargained For (1985) 7 cópias
A Winning Combination (1984) 7 cópias
A Tempting Stranger (1983) 7 cópias
The Cowboy's Housekeeper (2017) 6 cópias
Spitfire (1985) 6 cópias
Only the Best (1984) 6 cópias
Tall Cotton (1990) 5 cópias
When Lighting Strikes (1986) 4 cópias
Out of Control (1984) 4 cópias
The Trouble with Thorny (1988) 4 cópias
Tug of War (1986) 4 cópias
Forever After (1985) 4 cópias
Tale of Love (1988) 4 cópias
Playing for Keeps (1983) 3 cópias
Out of This World (1986) 3 cópias
Passion's Folly (1987) 2 cópias
High Voltage (1985) 2 cópias
Rainbow's End (1984) 2 cópias
A Love of Our Own (1986) 2 cópias
Hot on His Trail (1986) 2 cópias
Up for Grabs (1987) 1 exemplar(es)
Weihnachten im Herzen (2008) 1 exemplar(es)
GUSTUL TENTATIEI 1 exemplar(es)
Like Father, Like Daughter? (1993) 1 exemplar(es)
The Target 1 exemplar(es)
Drobečky z perníku (2000) 1 exemplar(es)
Kindred Hearts Hope 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

Love's Legacy [Anthology 11-in-1] (1996) — Contribuinte — 136 cópias


Conhecimento Comum

Data de nascimento
Locais de residência
Springfield, Missouri, USA
Missouri Writer's Hall of Fame
Pequena biografia
Lori Copeland was born on 12 June 1941. She had a relatively late start in writing, breaking into publishing in 1982 when she was already forty years old. Over the next dozen years, her romance novels achieved much success, as was evidenced by her winning the Romantic Times Reviewer's Choice Award, The Holt Medallion, and Walden Books' Best Seller award. She has been inducted into the Missouri Writers Hall of Fame.

Despite her success in more mainstream romantic fiction, in 1995, she decided to switch focus. Her subsequent books have been in the relatively new subgenre of Christian romance. She has also collaborated with authors Angela Elwell Hunt or Virginia Smith on a series of Christian romance novels.

Lori and her husband of over forty years, Lance, live in Springfield, Missouri. They have three grown sons, three daughter-in-laws, and six grandchildren, and two great-granddaughters. She and her husband are very involved in their church, and active in supporting mission work in Mali, West Africa.



Book 1 of 3.

When I picked up the book, I assumed it was a Christian Romance. I was wrong. It is a modern Christian mystery without any crime. There is no murder, not robbery, no crime. Someone is entering unlocked homes and rearranging the furniture!
MaryRachelSmith | outras 2 resenhas | Apr 22, 2024 |
I just gave another one-star rating so you know what that means. It's review time.
I had seen this book around on Hoopla quite often and borrowed it while it was a bonus borrow. It started out decent but then went down from there.
I felt that the time period was completely wrong for this book. The protagonist seemed to think that she lived in today's society as opposed to sometime in the 1800s. She wore boys clothes and tried to do the tasks of a male.
Another thing that bugged me was that she was engaged. She lived under the same roof as her fiancé for weeks and they never get married until the very end. Correct me if I'm wrong, but this was a huge no-no back in the day.
And speaking of Nicholas, there was no way they could ever be a couple. They did not talk the whole book and when they did, he was acting as a father would (Nicholas is old enough to be her father by the way) by correcting Faith's behavior. And then suddenly Faith and Nicholas realized that they were IN LOVE. Nope. Not buying it.
Nicholas's mother drove me insane. There comes a point when someone has to stand up for themselves. This book basically had the message that God wants you to be a good Christian and lay down and take what others throw at you. Nicholas and Faith did whatever Liza asked, no matter how unreasonable. Nicholas is in his 30s and his mother still controls his life as if he were 10 years old. Nicholas rarely stood up for Faith when his mother was being a jerk to Faith. And someone please tell me when you can honestly threaten to tan the hide of grown adults. And then tell Liza the same answer.
I admire Faith for wanting to open a school for the blind, however, once a woman was married, she was expected to stay at home during this time period. I highly doubt everyone would have been fine with her starting up her own school.

I know this review is a bit of a jumbled mess, but so was the book.

1 Star
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libraryofemma | outras 9 resenhas | Apr 18, 2024 |


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