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2 edition of The mountain midwife found in the catalog.

The mountain midwife

by Laurie Alice Eakes

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  • 11 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Midwives,
  • Fiction

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    Includes discussion questions.

    StatementLaurie Alice Eakes
    SeriesMountain midwife
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3605.A377 M68 2015
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 340 pages
    Number of Pages340
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27197087M
    ISBN 10031033344X
    ISBN 109780310333449
    LC Control Number2015028775
    OCLC/WorldCa907181358

    Karen Cecil Smith is a biographer, poet, and award-winning children's picture book author and novelist. Her first book, a biography entitled Orlean Puckett: The Life of a Mountain Midwife (), is about a Virginia woman who gave birth to and lost 24 babies before becoming a midwife/5(20).   The Mountain Midwife (Book): Eakes, Laurie Alice: "Ashley Tolliver has tended to the women of her small Appalachian community for years. As their midwife, she thinks she has seen it all. Until a young woman gives birth to a baby at Ashley's home and is abducted just as Ashley tries to take the dangerously bleeding mother to the nearest hospital.

      Like Sookie, the leading lady in The Mountain Midwife, Ashley Tolliver, is nearing 30 and devoted to her career. She is a nurse midwife serving the women in her community, providing all the services that a midwife’s office typically provides—from pregnancy services to wellness clinics. Get this from a library! The mountain midwife. [Laurie Alice Eakes] -- "The women in Ashley's family have helped mothers usher new life into this world for generations. But what if it's Ashley's turn to have a new life? Ashley Tolliver has tended to the women of her.

    Overall, The Mountain Midwife is a book that you will not want to put down. I give The Mountain Midwife out of 5 stars. I will definitely be reading more books by Laurie Alice Eakes. I received a complimentary copy of The Mountain Midwife from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. /5(9).   For nearly two hundred years, women in Ashley Tolliver's family have practiced the art of midwifery in their mountain community. Now she wants to take her skills a step further, but attending medical school means abandoning those women to whom she has dedicated her life, the mountains she loves, and the awakening of her heart. Ashley Tolliver has tended to the women of her .


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The Mountain Midwife: A Novel is the first book I've read by Laurie Alice Eakes. The story sounded so interesting and intriguing that The mountain midwife book wanted to pick it up and read it right away. The storyline reminded me of Jolina Petersheim's The Midwife, which is one of my all-time favorite books, so I went into it eagerly expecting another page turner/5.

The Mountain Midwife - Kindle edition by Eakes, Laurie Alice. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Mountain Midwife/5(). Coming from a long line of mountain midwives, Ashley is torn between her dream of attending medical school and her guilt for abandoning the women who depend on her.

“Expertly crafted and filled with mystery and intrigue sure to delight historical romance fans.” —Sarah E. Ladd, author of The Weaver’s Daughter, on A Stranger’s Secret/5(). Mountain Midwife is the story of The mountain midwife book Brown Neal, a hard-working, smart, outspoken old mountain woman.

Belle, as she was known, traveled day and night through the hills of Clay County, West Virginia delivering babies and nursing the area’s poorest families.

Belle walked or rode her old nag, often traveling alone with just a doctor’s bag /5(9). Midwife Ashley Tolliver has tended to the women of her small Appalachian community for years.

She thinks she's seen it alluntil a young mother's newborn baby is abducted during a medical emergency.

Now Ashley's on a mission to find the infant before it's too late. But will a mysterious out-of-town stranger slow her down. pages, softcover from Zondervan/5(43). The Mountain Midwife was a wonderful book.

It captured my attention from the very beginning. It is very well-written and has such a good flow (you do not even realize how much time is passing as you sit there and read). I liked the characters for the most part (Ashely got on my nerves sometimes), the mountains sound beautiful, lonely, and.

Mountain midwife Orlean Puckett endured many trials during her lifetime. A bride at the age of 16, she had given birth to and buried 24 babies by the time she was in her mid-thirties. When John Puckett, her husband, deserted the Civil War, Orlean was besieged by Home Guard Troops/5(41).

The Mountain Midwife - Ebook written by Laurie Alice Eakes. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Mountain Midwife/5(16).

There is a mystery which runs through the book concerning an emergency delivery and the disappearance of both mother and baby immediately after the birth. Ashley, the midwife longs for a chance at medical school but is conflicted about her commitment to the women in the community. The story unfolds nicely and the ending is lovely and satisfying.

Coming from a long line of mountain midwives, Ashley is torn between her dream of attending medical school and her guilt for abandoning the women who depend on her. “Expertly crafted and filled with mystery and intrigue sure to delight historical romance fans.” —Sarah E.

Ladd, author of The Weaver’s Daughter, on A Stranger’s SecretReviews: Laura Alice Eakes writes a fast-paced tale of a mountain midwife, who yearns to be a doctor, yearns to be in a relationship, yearns to have her own children.

The tale is interlaced with social disparity and prejudice between backcountry people and upper crust echelon/5. Coming from a long line of mountain midwives, Ashley is torn between her dream of attending medical school and her guilt for abandoning the women who depend on her.

“Expertly crafted and filled with mystery and intrigue sure to delight historical romance fans.” —Sarah E. Ladd, author of The Weaver’s Daughter, on A Stranger’s SecretBrand: Zondervan. Find books like The Mountain Midwife from the world’s largest community of readers.

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The Mountain Midwife by Laurie Alice Eakes is a heartwarming Christian novel two mysteries in it. Ashley Tolliver is twenty-nine years old and a certified nurse midwife. Women in Ashley’s family have been midwives for over two hundred years. One night she is awakened by pounding on her door.

A young woman with a man are on her doorstep/5(9). The Mountain Midwife was a wonderful book. It captured my attention from the very beginning. It is very well-written and has such a good flow (you do not even realize how much time is passing as you sit there and read).

I liked the characters for the most part (Ashely got on my nerves sometimes), the mountains sound beautiful, lonely, and /5(8). Mountain Midwife is the story of Isabella Brown Neal, a hard-working, smart, outspoken old mountain woman.

Belle, as she was known, traveled day and night through the hills of Clay County, West Virginia delivering babies and nursing the area's poorest families.

Belle walked or Author: Vickie Brown. Mountain Midwife book. Read 10 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The snowy Rocky Mountains - No place for a newborn Kidnapped, bl /5.

Kidnapped, blindfolded and driven to a desolate Rocky Mountain lodge&#;for midwife Rachel Devon it's the most terrifying birth she has ever attended to. But now that the baby's mother is dead, it's up to Rachel to get the child to safety.

Much to Rachel's surprise, one of the Book Edition: Original. The Mountain Midwife (Paperback): Eakes, Laurie Alice: Ashley Tolliver has tended to the women of her small Appalachian community for years. As their midwife, she has seen it all. Until a young woman gives birth to a baby at Ashley's home and is abducted just as Ashley tries to take her to the nearest hospital.

The new mother is dangerously bleeding and needs medical attention. Buy a cheap copy of The Mountain Midwife book by Laurie Alice Eakes. Coming from a long line of mountain midwives, Ashley is torn between her dream of attending medical school and her guilt for abandoning the women who depend on her.

Free shipping over $Coming from a long line of mountain midwives, Ashley is torn between her dream of attending medical school and her guilt for abandoning the women who depend on her. "Expertly crafted and filled with mystery and intrigue sure to delight historical romance fans." —Sarah E.

Ladd, author of The Weaver’s Daughter, on A Stranger’s Secret/5(43).Book Summary. For nearly two hundred years, women in Ashley Tolliver’s family have practiced the art of midwifery in their mountain community.

Now she wants to take her skills a step further, but attending medical school means abandoning those women to whom she has dedicated her life, the mountains she loves, and the awakening of her heart.