Olivia Rae

Award winning author of Inspirational Christian Romances

Official website of Olivia Rae, author of the inspirational romance series The Sword and the Cross Chronicles. 

Salvation. The first part of The Sword and the Cross Chronicles.

Salvation follows the story of  Royce Canwell who leaves the unrest in the Holy Land to fulfill an oath to a friend—protect the strong-minded Lady Breanna Durville. But Breanna has other plans and they certainly don't include the meddling Royce. Though he longs for a simple life in which to heal his wounded soul, he finds himself sacrificing his hopes, his dreams, and even his heart to give Lady Breanna the future she wants and deserves.

Reviews:

"This is a wonderful story of love, acceptance, humility, and faith."- Pamela Ford, Award-winning author of  To Ride a White Horse

 "This story is well written, action packed with suspense throughout. The characters are well developed and interesting." - Nana Loves to Read

"Olivia Rae's debut book is incredible." - Laura Scott, Award-winning author of Healing Her Heart

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Revelation. The second part of The Sword and the Cross Chronicles. 

Revelation tells the tale of proud and fierce, Templar Knight, Julian de Maury. He believes he has been chosen by God to free the holy city of Jerusalem from Saladin’s evil grip. But when Richard orders Julian to return to England with Lady Ariane and oversee her Christian education, he’s angry and terrified; he has been denied his destiny and England holds a dark secret better left buried. Now he must come to terms with his past and his attraction to the forbidden Lady Ariane. Revelation has won and been a finalist in over nine contests.

Awards:

Finalist in 2016 - Grab Me Contest

Finalist in 2016 - I Heart Indie Contest - Inspirational

Semi-Finalist in 2016 - Kindle Book Awards - Romance

Reviews:

"...well written and intriguing" - Remaininhislove Blog  

"It was a beautiful story about love for Christ and let's THE reader know that God is in charge of our lives even when man thanks he is in charge."- GOD Timing

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Redemption. The third part of The Sword and the Cross Chronicles. 

She only wants her true love. Lady Grace de Melan has no intention of marrying the man her father and Prince John have chosen for her. So she runs away to find Edmund, the Knight Templar who is holding her heart. With Prince John's men in close pursuit, she is rescued by a wayward monk who is anything but pious...

He’s better off dead. Guy Ashton faked his own death to save a friend, and now hides his identity under a monk's robes. After discovering that the girl he rescued is sought by Prince John, Guy realizes his own life is now in danger. Determined to protect himself, he decides to deposit her in the next village. But he can’t resist her pleas for help even if it means darkening his soul with a plot of revenge and murder.

Awards: 

Winner 2016 - New England Readers' Choice Awards - Spiritual Elements Category

Finalist 2017 - Book Buyers Best Award - Inspirational

Bronze Medalist 2018 - Illumination Book Awards - Inspirational/Romance

Winner 2018 - American Fiction Awards - Religious Category

Reviews:

 "What an action packed, conflict filled adventure! " - Barbara M. Britton, author of Christian Romance

"If you enjoy a good medieval story with knights, ladies & secrets then you will not be disappointed." - Joy of Reading

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Resurrection - the fourth part of The Sword and the Cross Chronicles

He thought he had his life all planned out.

Hugh de Maury wishes to bury his tragic past beneath a life of orderly discipline and hard work. He plans to make Thornwood Keep one of the finest in the land. But when King Richard orders Hugh to find a husband for the outspoken Lady Eleanor de Taine, Thornwood Keep is soon overrun by family, suitors, and spies. As Hugh’s organized life starts to crumble around him, he finds himself facing his greatest fear … that his hardened, cautious heart might start to beat again for a woman who is the personification of chaos.

She’s willing to accept her fate.

Lady Eleanor has been shuffled from relative to relative and keep to keep since her parents died years ago. Now, King Richard has demanded that she wed. With her dream of a real home about to come true, Eleanor’s mind turns to the man she has loved since she was twelve summers old, the devastatingly handsome Sir Hugh. But when she learns that Hugh is to oversee the search to find her a husband, she is forced to face her worst fear. How can she marry the man chosen for her, when all she has ever wanted is to thaw Hugh’s frozen heart and show him the real meaning of love?

Awards: 

Finalist in the 2017 - I Heart Indie Contest - Inspirational

Finalist 2017 - National Readers' Choice Awards

Winner  2018 -  Golden Quill Awards - Inspirational Category

Reviews:

 "Olivia Rae delivers another story of faith, honor and enduring love. The only hitch to your reading pleasure is Resurrection completes The Sword and the Cross Chronicles. -  Victoria Hinshaw, Award-winning author of Fontainebleau Fan

"A Medieval must read.... A fabulous series." - Barbara M. Britton, Author of Providence, A Christian Romance

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Adoration - the fifth installment of The Sword and the Cross Chronicles

A Deathbed Confession Forces A Wedding...

Sir Darrin de Longue is desperate to get his lands back from Lady Faith de Sainte-Marie, the woman who betrayed him and may have had a hand in his father’s murder. But when King Richard discloses a secret on his deathbed—that Lady Faith is the king’s daughter—and then issues an ultimatum, Darrin has no choice but to obey. In order to reclaim his lands, he must marry Lady Faith and get her with child in a year’s time.

Without Love, She’ll Remain a Wife In Name Only

Left on a doorstep as a babe, Lady Faith has always been grateful for the home she was provided. Since childhood, she has loved the rowdy and bold Sir Darrin, but cannot be a true wife to the bitter, angry man whom she has wed. In order to gain his trust and love, she vows to find the truth about his father’s murder. But when she stumbles upon some dark and deadly secrets, will she be able to prove her innocence—and his—to erase the past and win Darrin’s heart?

Awards:

2018 finalist - I Heart Indie Contest

Reviews:

"Olivia Rae does an excellent job of bringing the Middle Ages to life. A medieval must read." -- Barbara M. Britton, Award-winning Author of  The Tribes of Israel Series

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Joshua's Prayer - a story of forgiveness, faith and a family restored.

They only want what is best for Joshua—but disagree about what that is.

When Dr. Sam Morgan’s estranged wife dies in a tragic accident, he returns home from a months-long, overseas surgical mission to discover his disabled son, Joshua, does not remember him. Sam is convinced that he and Joshua can only overcome their heartbreaking memories by leaving their decaying small town and starting over somewhere else.

Nicole James runs a women’s shelter where Sam’s wife fled with Joshua, claiming Sam was not the saint he appeared to be, but a physical and mental abuser. Nicole is determined to protect Joshua by legally preventing Sam from leaving Golden Ridge with his son until she can get at the truth—is Sam Morgan an abuser or the victim of lies in a marriage that went terribly wrong?

As Sam and Nicole are forced to work together on Joshua’s behalf, they begin to gain a grudging respect for one another. But will mutual distrust prevent them from realizing that the best thing they can do for Joshua is to fall in love?

Awards:

2018 finalist - National Excellence in Romance Fiction Awards - Inspirational

2018  finalist - Book Buyers Best Awards


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