Books by Margaret Lawrence

THE ICEWEAVER by Margaret Lawrence
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2000

"Enough sumptuous prose poetry to sate the most demanding palate, though some readers will feel restless long before the seventh course arrives."
An ambitious fantasy on situations and themes from The English Patient, transplanted to 1809 New York, yields mixed results. Read full book review >
THE BURNING BRIDE by Margaret Lawrence
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 7, 1998

"A treasure trove, perhaps, for patient lovers of historical romance, but a wearying journey for fans of straightforward narrative."
Third in a series set in 18th-century Maine (Blood Red Roses, 1997, etc.) and featuring spunky midwife Hannah Trevor, mother of eight-year-old deaf-mute Jennet. Read full book review >
BLOOD RED ROSES by Margaret Lawrence
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1997

"With enough material for a dozen novels, all of it couched in prose that's sometimes lyrical but often artificial and precious: a tumultuous, chaotic story that may delight historical-mystery fans but is unlikely to create new ones. (First printing of 35,000)"
A second chapter in the anguished history of Hannah Trevor (Hearts and Bones, 1996), a healer-midwife of Rufford, Maine, in the years after the Revolutionary War. Read full book review >
HEARTS AND BONES by Margaret Lawrence
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 8, 1996

"Rich and riveting."
Scars left by the War of Independence, some never healed, underlie the current troubles of many of the townspeople of Rufford, Maine, in 1786. Read full book review >