A young woman who's lost everything, and the wealthy rancher who must choose between his family's power and his conscience to help her. Praise for THE AWAKENING (Andy & Laura) ... ~ Such an amazing story! The despair and the kindness from others gave this story a real meaning...Down2earth Girl ~ Well written story about overcoming the stigma of "lower" class and "upper" class! It was love story that kept me reading to see if it would turn out the way I hoped! ...Bartow ~ “The author brought to life a story that is all but too often right in front of our faces, but we are too busy to see.” Amazon Reviewer Grammy In THE AWAKENING, Laura, a young single mother is barely making ends meet working as a maid at the Friessen mansion. Until one day she is fired, the next day she is evicted, and two days later her son is taken away. Wealthy rancher Andy Friessen can have any woman he w ...