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

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 final 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  

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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