The Bloodline

The Friessens

Book 2
Lorhainne Eckhart
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'A 2016 Readers' Favorite Award'

From New York Times & USA Today Bestselling Author Lorhainne Eckhart comes THE BLOODLINE, a big family romance series that will rock your world. 

Andy Friessen had two guarantees in his life:

His wife Laura & his children were safe from the control of his family.In a safety deposit box contained evidence that would blow his mother’s world apart.

But nothing is every simple or easy until one night tragedy strikes. This time, the secrets, the lies could destroy the stable solid foundation he’s built for his family.

Can't get enough of the Friessens? Read all the series beginning with the Bestseller The Forgotten Child. Now translated in two languages.

The Friessen Family Series in reading order:

 

The Outsider Series

The Forgotten Child (Brad & Emily) with bonus short story A Baby And A Wedding

Fallen Hero (Jed, Diana & Andy) with bonus short story The Search

The Awakening (Andy & Laura)

Secrets (Jed & Diana)

Runaway (Andy & Laura) with bonus short story Overdue

The Unexpected Storm (Neil & Candy)

The Wedding

 

The Friessens: A New Beginning

The Deadline (Andy & Laura)

The Price to Love (Neil & Candy)

A Different Kind of Love (Brad & Emily)

A Vow of Love, A Friessen Family Christmas

 

The Friessens

The Reunion

The Bloodline

The Promise

The Business Plan

The Decision

First Love (Katy)

Family First

Leave the Light On

Family sagas, contemporary romance, big family romance, romance series, dark romance, series, love story, second chance romance, New York Times & USA Today bestselling author, Lorhainne Eckhart alpha male, western romance, westerns, family, hope, brothers, sisters, marriage, family life, parent & children, sister, death loss grief, 2016 Readers' Favorite Award Winner, The Friessens, The Outsider Series, collection, millionaire, wealthy, rich
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About the author

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Lorhainne Eckhart recently received the 2016 Readers’ Favorite Award for Suspense and Romance for her two titles Vanished & The Bloodline. With over fifty titles under her belt, her big family romance series are loved by fans worldwide. Books that celebrate love, family, commitment, hope, and making a relationship work. With flawed strong characters, characters you can relate to. Lorhainne writes the kind of books she wants to read.

She is frequently a Top 100 bestselling author in multiple genres, such as romance, western, military, and mystery/suspense. She has written multiple series, including The Outsider, Walk the Right Road, The Wilde Brothers, Saved, The Friessens, Married in Montana, Kate and Walker: Deadly, Dangerous, and Desired, and her newest addition and spinoff of the bestselling Friessen Series THE MCCABE BROTHERS. 
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Lorhainne Eckhart
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Dec 21, 2015
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220
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9781928085331
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English
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Fiction / Contemporary Women
Fiction / Romance / Contemporary
Fiction / Romance / New Adult
Fiction / Sagas
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Falling in Love with Jed Friessen was a dream come true.

Married to Jed, Diana has a family and is living her happily ever after. She knew heartbreak and suffering as a child, and the pain of rejection, but she now understands what it means to be loved.

However, when the past comes knocking on her door, reminding her of everything she’s left behind, everything she was, and everything she’s lost, her guilt and doubt threaten the life she’s built with her husband.

Can’t get enough of the Friessens? Read all the series beginning with the Bestseller THE FORGOTTEN CHILD, which is now translated in two languages. (French and German)

The Friessen Family Series in reading order:

The Outsider Series

The Forgotten Child (Brad & Emily) with bonus short story A Baby And A Wedding

Fallen Hero (Jed, Diana & Andy) with bonus short story The Search

The Awakening (Andy & Laura)

Secrets (Jed & Diana)

Runaway (Andy & Laura) with bonus short story Overdue

The Unexpected Storm (Neil & Candy)

The Wedding

The Friessens: A New Beginning

The Deadline (Andy & Laura)

The Price to Love (Neil & Candy)

A Different Kind of Love (Brad & Emily)

A Vow of Love, A Friessen Family Christmas


The Friessens

The Reunion

The Bloodline

The Promise

The Business Plan

The Decision

First Love (Katy)

Family First

Leave the Light On

Family sagas, contemporary romance, contemporary women, big family romance, romance series, series, love story, second chance romance, New York Times & USA Today bestselling author, Lorhainne Eckhart alpha male, western romance, westerns, family, hope, brothers, sisters, marriage, family life, parent & children, sister, death loss grief, The Friessens, The Outsider Series, collection, millionaire, wealthy, rich
From the New York Times & USA Today Bestselling Author of The Forgotten Child comes the next book in The Friessens, a big family romance series that will rock your world. 

Neil Friessen has almost everything he’s ever wanted:

His wife, the woman he’s always loved…

His children, whom he never believed he would have…

And an empty bank account.

Until one day, that is, when he comes up with the business plan.

Don’t miss any of The Friessen books, beginning with The Forgotten Child, the very first book in this big family romance series: 

THE OUTSIDER SERIES 
The Forgotten Child (Brad and Emily) 
A Baby and a Wedding (An Outsider Series Short) 
Fallen Hero (Andy, Jed, and Diana) 
The Search (An Outsider Series Short) 
The Awakening (Andy and Laura) 
Secrets (Jed and Diana) 
Runaway (Andy and Laura) 
Overdue (An Outsider Series Short) 
The Unexpected Storm (Neil and Candy) 
The Wedding (Neil and Candy) 

THE FRIESSENS: A NEW BEGINNING 
The Deadline (Andy and Laura) 
The Price to Love (Neil and Candy) 
A Different Kind of Love (Brad and Emily) 
A Vow of Love 

THE FRIESSENS 
The Reunion 
The Bloodline (Andy & Laura) 
The Promise (Diana & Jed) 
The Business Plan (Neil & Candy) 
The Decision (Brad & Emily) 

First Love (Katy)

Family First

Leave the Light On

PRAISE for Lorhainne Eckhart’s books: 

“Lorhainne Eckhart has a way at really tugging on the heartstrings and this story is no exception.” 

“The latest installment into the Friessen legacy has continued the rich storytelling and chemistry since the series began with The Forgotten Child. I love how all of these characters have grown/matured with each new story. Thank you Ms. Eckhart for continuing this wonderful saga.” 

“Eckhart is one of the best storytellers that I have read in a long time. I was riveted by this series as much as I was by Saved. I am an avid reader, and I've become impatient with poor writing. I would recommend reading any of Lorhainne Eckhart’s books, but only if you enjoy reading books that you can't put down.” 

“Wow, what a story! 
Loved this, loved this, loved this! Grabbed me from the start and held me the whole way through. Obviously this writer has the talent to pull the readers in and keep them - thank you.” 

“A brilliant book, a must read and thoroughly enjoyable. I am passionate about Lorhainne Eckharts writing.” 

“This family history is so intense it is hard to stop until the end. I enjoy this story so much that I bought all the books concerning this family. Had a hard time closing the book until I finished.” 

“Best Family Series Ever! 
I love the dynamic of this powerful close family. Three brothers, a cousin and all the spouses and children make for an interesting spellbinding story you won't want to put down.” 

“Whole lot to love! 
Haven't read one yet I haven't absolutely loved, this one is no exception. Get it, read it, fall in love with this series and this author.” 

“I loved the whole series. I could keep on reading about this family. Makes a person wish they could be part of them.”

Family sagas, contemporary romance, big family romance, romance series, series, love story, second chance romance, New York Times & USA Today bestselling author, Lorhainne Eckhart alpha male, western romance, westerns, family, hope, brothers, sisters, marriage, family life, parent & children, sister, The Friessens, The Outsider Series, collection, millionaire, wealthy, rich
The Friessens, stars of the bestselling series, are back with THE DECISION, another heartwarming fan favorite romance from New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Lorhainne Eckhart.

Emily Friessen has everything a woman could want: a husband who’s the love of her life, a family that stands together, and children she wouldn’t trade for anything. To everyone around her, she’s confident and strong—but then, she has to be with a man like Brad, who is all about family and too handsome for his own good.

Emily isn’t as together as she appears, though, and when life throws her and Brad a curveball, it tests their relationship, leaving Emily scrambling and feeling very much alone as both are faced with a decision no parent should have to make.

Don’t miss any of The Friessen books, beginning with The Forgotten Child, the very first book in this big family romance series:

THE OUTSIDER SERIES

The Forgotten Child (Brad and Emily)

A Baby and a Wedding (An Outsider Series Short)

Fallen Hero (Andy, Jed, and Diana)

The Search (An Outsider Series Short)

The Awakening (Andy and Laura)

Secrets (Jed and Diana)

Runaway (Andy and Laura)

Overdue (An Outsider Series Short)

The Unexpected Storm (Neil and Candy)

The Wedding (Neil and Candy) 

THE FRIESSENS: A NEW BEGINNING

The Deadline (Andy and Laura)

The Price to Love (Neil and Candy)

A Different Kind of Love (Brad and Emily)

A Vow of Love, A Friessen Family Christmas

THE FRIESSENS

The Reunion

The Bloodline (Andy & Laura)

The Promise (Diana & Jed)

The Business Plan (Neil & Candy)

The Decision (Brad & Emily)

First Love (Katy)

Family First 

Leave the Light On

PRAISE for Lorhainne Eckhart’s books:

“Lorhainne Eckhart has a way at really tugging on the heartstrings and this story is no exception.”

“The latest installment into the Friessen legacy has continued the rich storytelling and chemistry since the series began with The Forgotten Child. I love how all of these characters have grown/matured with each new story. Thank you Ms. Eckhart for continuing this wonderful saga.”

“Eckhart is one of the best storytellers that I have read in a long time. I was riveted by this series as much as I was by Saved. I am an avid reader, and I've become impatient with poor writing. I would recommend reading any of Lorhainne Eckhart’s books, but only if you enjoy reading books that you can't put down.” 

“Wow, what a story!

Loved this, loved this, loved this! Grabbed me from the start and held me the whole way through. Obviously this writer has the talent to pull the readers in and keep them - thank you.”

“A brilliant book, a must read and thoroughly enjoyable. I am passionate about Lorhainne Eckharts writing.”

“This family history is so intense it is hard to stop until the end. I enjoy this story so much that I bought all the books concerning this family. Had a hard time closing the book until I finished.”

“Best Family Series Ever! I love the dynamic of this powerful close family. Three brothers, a cousin and all the spouses and children make for an interesting spellbinding story you won't want to put down.”

“Whole lot to love! Haven't read one yet I haven't absolutely loved, this one is no exception. Get it, read it, fall in love with this series and this author.”

 “I loved the whole series. I could keep on reading about this family. Makes a person wish they could be part of them.”

Family sagas, contemporary romance, big family romance, romance series, autism, series, love story, second chance romance, New York Times & USA Today bestselling author, Lorhainne Eckhart alpha male, western romance, westerns, family, hope, brothers, sisters, marriage, family life, parent & children, sister, The Friessens, The Outsider Series, collection, pregnancy
Everyone said they were too young to love.

“Best family series ever! I love the dynamic of this powerful close family. Three brothers, a cousin, and all the spouses and children make for an interesting, spellbinding story you won’t want to put down.” Amazon Customer

“This is a series that you will go back to time and again to reread. Lorhainne Eckhart is that type of writer. Love her stories about family and their journey. This is a great read, full of love for family that sticks together.”, Joann Moore

“I have read all of Lorhainne Eckhart’s Outsiders and Friessens books. In fact, I rarely read the same book more than once, but I have read the entire Outsiders series twice and some of the individual books more than that. Ms. Eckhart’s books are so filled with raw emotion and family relationships and all of those dynamics.” Aherman

“This is a tight-knit family, along with their cousin Andy, his wife, and their children. The kind of family we all wish we had.” Susan H.

Katy and Steven have planned out their happily ever after: marriage, family, and a place of their own. A simple life in a small town with big dreams, just like Katy’s parents, Brad and Emily.

However, life’s hardships soon threaten the future Steven and Katy have planned together.

Did you miss the other books in this big family romance series? Start with the worldwide bestseller THE FORGOTTEN CHILD translated in German & French.

Reading order:
THE OUTSIDER SERIES
The Forgotten Child
A Baby And a Wedding (Short Story)
Fallen Hero
The Search (Short Story)
The Awakening
Secrets
Runaway
Overdue (Short Story)
The Unexpected Storm
The Wedding

THE FRIESSENS: A NEW BEGINNING
The Deadline
The Price to Love
A Different Kind of Love
A Vow of Love

THE FRIESSENS
The Reunion
The Bloodline
The Promise
The Business Plan
The Decision
First Love (Katy)

Family First

Leave the Light On

 

Family sagas, contemporary romance, big family romance, romance series, autism, series, love story, second chance romance, New York Times & USA Today bestselling author, Lorhainne Eckhart alpha male, western romance, westerns, family, hope, brothers, sisters, marriage, family life, parent & children, sister, The Friessens, The Outsider Series, collection


They never expected their happily every after could go so wrong.

Katy and Steven never imagined that their simple dreams would come crashing around them, but six months in and this newlywed couple’s carefully crafted future is crumbling. Instead of being by Steven’s side, Katy finds herself with a distance between them, secrets of her own, and a divided family that could end up with Steven walking away.

Did you miss the other books in this big family romance series? Start with the worldwide bestseller THE FORGOTTEN CHILD translated in German & French, coming soon to Portuguese, Spanish & Chinese.

Reading order:

THE OUTSIDER SERIES (The Friessen Legacy)

The Forgotten ChildA Baby And a Wedding (Short Story FREE)Fallen HeroThe Search (Short Story FREE)The AwakeningSecretsRunawayOverdue (Short Story FREE)The Unexpected StormThe Wedding

The Friessens: A New Beginning

The Deadline (Andy and Laura)The Price to Love (Neil and Candy)A Different Kind of Love (Brad and Emily)A Vow of Love, A Friessen Family Christmas

The Friessens

The ReunionThe Bloodline (Andy & Laura)The Promise (Diana & Jed)The Business Plan (Neil & Candy)The Decision (Brad & Emily)First Love (Katy)Family FirstLeave the Light OnIn the MomentIn the Family: A Friessen Family ChristmasIn the SilenceIn the StarsIn the CharmIt Was Always YouThe First Time I Saw YouWelcome to My ArmsA Reason to BreatheI’ll Always Love YouYou Are My Everything

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Falling in Love with Jed Friessen was a dream come true.

Married to Jed, Diana has a family and is living her happily ever after. She knew heartbreak and suffering as a child, and the pain of rejection, but she now understands what it means to be loved.

However, when the past comes knocking on her door, reminding her of everything she’s left behind, everything she was, and everything she’s lost, her guilt and doubt threaten the life she’s built with her husband.

Can’t get enough of the Friessens? Read all the series beginning with the Bestseller THE FORGOTTEN CHILD, which is now translated in two languages. (French and German)

The Friessen Family Series in reading order:

The Outsider Series

The Forgotten Child (Brad & Emily) with bonus short story A Baby And A Wedding

Fallen Hero (Jed, Diana & Andy) with bonus short story The Search

The Awakening (Andy & Laura)

Secrets (Jed & Diana)

Runaway (Andy & Laura) with bonus short story Overdue

The Unexpected Storm (Neil & Candy)

The Wedding

The Friessens: A New Beginning

The Deadline (Andy & Laura)

The Price to Love (Neil & Candy)

A Different Kind of Love (Brad & Emily)

A Vow of Love, A Friessen Family Christmas


The Friessens

The Reunion

The Bloodline

The Promise

The Business Plan

The Decision

First Love (Katy)

Family First

Leave the Light On

Family sagas, contemporary romance, contemporary women, big family romance, romance series, series, love story, second chance romance, New York Times & USA Today bestselling author, Lorhainne Eckhart alpha male, western romance, westerns, family, hope, brothers, sisters, marriage, family life, parent & children, sister, death loss grief, The Friessens, The Outsider Series, collection, millionaire, wealthy, rich

A big family romance series from New York Times & USA Today Bestselling Author Lorhainne Eckhart.


The family you thought you knew.
A reunion you’ll never forget.
A love that lasts forever.

Welcome back to a very special Friessen reunion, in which Becky and Rodney renew their wedding vows. Joined by their sons Brad, Jed, Neil and their nephew Andy, along with their wives and children. This family will show you how love will see them through all the heartache and obstacles life throws their way.

—“I love love love these Friessen men. To have a love so deep and pure for their women is awesome. They show the true meaning of family and togetherness.” – Kindle Customer

—“This is a tight knit family, along with their cousin Andy, his wife and their children. The kind of family we all wish we had.” – Susan

—“This is a series you will go back to time and again to re-read. Lorhainne is that type of writer, you love her stories about family and there journey.” – J. Moore.

—“Through thick and thin this family sticks together.” –A. Tinsley

The Friessen Family Series in reading order:

The Outsider Series

The Forgotten Child (Brad & Emily)

A Baby And A Wedding

Fallen Hero (Jed, Diana & Andy)

The Search

The Awakening (Andy & Laura)

Secrets (Jed & Diana)

Runaway (Andy & Laura) 

Overdue

The Unexpected Storm (Neil & Candy)

The Wedding

The Friessens: A New Beginning

The Deadline (Andy & Laura)

The Price to Love (Neil & Candy)

A Different Kind of Love (Brad & Emily)

A Vow of Love, A Friessen Family Christmas

The Friessens

The Reunion

The Bloodline

The Promise

The Business Plan

The Decision

First Love (Katy)

Family First

If you enjoy THE FRIESSENS, you may also enjoy, THE WILDE BROTHERS.


THE WILDE BROTHERS: Come and meet the Wilde Brothers of Idaho. Joe, Logan, Ben, Samuel, and Jake. You'll love the western flair and hot men and strong women in this romantic family saga.

Other Series you may enjoy:

THE SAVED SERIES: is a hot military suspense with a love story set in a military setting. "This was a hard book to put down! A tough captain of a war ship finds a pregnant young girl in a dinghy alone in the ocean!" – Audrey
The story that unfolds after Abby is rescued is a story of love and how it can change even the toughest man." From Crazy fast reader
WALK THE RIGHT ROAD SERIES: "The Choice will leave you questioning your own morals and motivations and leave you asking others what they would do in that same situation. This is a genre-bending novel that will surprise you" from JRA.
"Rarely have I spent time reading a series that had me feeling every thought and emotion." From Mary Ellen

From the New York Times & USA Today Bestselling Author of The Forgotten Child comes the next book in The Friessens, a big family romance series that will rock your world. 

Neil Friessen has almost everything he’s ever wanted:

His wife, the woman he’s always loved…

His children, whom he never believed he would have…

And an empty bank account.

Until one day, that is, when he comes up with the business plan.

Don’t miss any of The Friessen books, beginning with The Forgotten Child, the very first book in this big family romance series: 

THE OUTSIDER SERIES 
The Forgotten Child (Brad and Emily) 
A Baby and a Wedding (An Outsider Series Short) 
Fallen Hero (Andy, Jed, and Diana) 
The Search (An Outsider Series Short) 
The Awakening (Andy and Laura) 
Secrets (Jed and Diana) 
Runaway (Andy and Laura) 
Overdue (An Outsider Series Short) 
The Unexpected Storm (Neil and Candy) 
The Wedding (Neil and Candy) 

THE FRIESSENS: A NEW BEGINNING 
The Deadline (Andy and Laura) 
The Price to Love (Neil and Candy) 
A Different Kind of Love (Brad and Emily) 
A Vow of Love 

THE FRIESSENS 
The Reunion 
The Bloodline (Andy & Laura) 
The Promise (Diana & Jed) 
The Business Plan (Neil & Candy) 
The Decision (Brad & Emily) 

First Love (Katy)

Family First

Leave the Light On

PRAISE for Lorhainne Eckhart’s books: 

“Lorhainne Eckhart has a way at really tugging on the heartstrings and this story is no exception.” 

“The latest installment into the Friessen legacy has continued the rich storytelling and chemistry since the series began with The Forgotten Child. I love how all of these characters have grown/matured with each new story. Thank you Ms. Eckhart for continuing this wonderful saga.” 

“Eckhart is one of the best storytellers that I have read in a long time. I was riveted by this series as much as I was by Saved. I am an avid reader, and I've become impatient with poor writing. I would recommend reading any of Lorhainne Eckhart’s books, but only if you enjoy reading books that you can't put down.” 

“Wow, what a story! 
Loved this, loved this, loved this! Grabbed me from the start and held me the whole way through. Obviously this writer has the talent to pull the readers in and keep them - thank you.” 

“A brilliant book, a must read and thoroughly enjoyable. I am passionate about Lorhainne Eckharts writing.” 

“This family history is so intense it is hard to stop until the end. I enjoy this story so much that I bought all the books concerning this family. Had a hard time closing the book until I finished.” 

“Best Family Series Ever! 
I love the dynamic of this powerful close family. Three brothers, a cousin and all the spouses and children make for an interesting spellbinding story you won't want to put down.” 

“Whole lot to love! 
Haven't read one yet I haven't absolutely loved, this one is no exception. Get it, read it, fall in love with this series and this author.” 

“I loved the whole series. I could keep on reading about this family. Makes a person wish they could be part of them.”

Family sagas, contemporary romance, big family romance, romance series, series, love story, second chance romance, New York Times & USA Today bestselling author, Lorhainne Eckhart alpha male, western romance, westerns, family, hope, brothers, sisters, marriage, family life, parent & children, sister, The Friessens, The Outsider Series, collection, millionaire, wealthy, rich
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