Amanda Lauer (author)

Author, Journalist, Screenwriter

Amanda lauer

An avid reader and history buff since childhood, award-winning author, journalist and screenwriter Amanda Lauer is the author of the Heaven Intended Civil War series. A World Such as Heaven Intended won the 2016 CALA Award and A Freedom Such as Heaven Intended earned the 2022 Catholic Media Book Awards: First Place Catholic Novels: Inspirational. In addition, Lauer has written two time-travel novels Anything But Groovy and Royal & Ancient and she contributed to the book Treasures: Visible & Invisible and worked with Archduke Eduard Habsburg to bring his children’s tale Dubbie: The Double-Headed Eagle to life. In addition, Lauer won the Red Letter Awards 2020 Best Writer or Screenplay for her work on the Christian film The Islands.

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Despite her royal heritage, Alice is the third generation of women in her family to be enslaved and the only thing between her and freedom is Confederate soldier First Lieutenant Marshall Kent. a
As the Civil War rages around her, Brigid McGinnis has her life planned out until she stumbles upon an unconscious Confederate soldier and through him learns to surrender to a plan greater than her own.
Budding Civil War socialite Josephine Bigelow intends to make a name for herself as an investigative reporter covering the plight of Confederate prisoners, little did she know a prisoner she would encounter is her first love Michael McKirnan.
The tale of a Southern volunteer nurse and a Northern wounded soldier during the Civil War.