Books by Margot Early

C+
The Things We Do for Love

I’d read and enjoyed Margot Early’s books before, so when I came across a copy of The Things We Do for Love at a library book sale, I snapped it up. The story has a vaguely magical premise that sounded like fun. Mary Anne Drew is the society journalist for a small West Virginia new ...

C-
Holding the Baby

I never thought someone might attempt to make me feel guilty about giving birth in a hospital, but reading Holding the Baby made me feel like I was getting a lecture on New Age philosophy and going all natural. Leah Williams, a midwife who attends women in at-home births in a small Col ...

B+
Mr. Family

Had my sister not recommended Mr. Family to me, I probably wouldn’t have picked it up. The cover is ultra precious, and the title is just plain bad. But I trust my sister and I’ve read Margot Early before so I figured, "What the heck." I really wasn’t expecting a story as touching as this one ...

B+
Nick's Kind of Woman

I came across Margot Early's name in an online recommendation of her book The Keeper, a very unique category romance dealing with mental illness. As soon as I had finished that one, I went hunting for its sequel, Nick's Kind of Woman. I wasn't expecting that much, since the plot seemed to be much ...

B
You Were On My Mind

I usually run far, far away from baby and amnesia stories. So you'd think I'd hate You Were On My Mind, Margot Early's first novel in her Midwives series. It features a midwife who has lost all but the last ten years of her life, and who also appears to be about ten months pregnant on the book's cov ...

D-
Talking About My Baby

This is the story of two people who have been to hell. Together they find, not heaven, but seemingly more hell. Tara Marcus is a prickly radical whose ethical causes have brought her several jail sentences, including one incarceration in Chile during which she was raped and tortured. She now work ...

D
There Is A Season

There is a Season has a little bit of everything. There are midwives, a questionable death, alcoholism, menopause, Vietnam flashbacks, and a family torn apart by bitterness. Then there are secrets about children given up for adoption, daring plane rescues, and dog sleds. And then there is the sixtie ...