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Patricia Harman


Patricia Harman

Patricia Harman, CNM, got her start as a lay midwife on rural communes and went on to become a nurse-midwife on the faculties of Ohio State University, Case Western Reserve University, and West Virginia University. She is the author of two acclaimed memoirs and four novels: THE MIDWIFE OF HOPE RIVER, THE RELUCTANT MIDWIFE, THE RUNAWAY MIDWIFE and ONCE A MIDWIFE. She has three sons and lives near Morgantown, West Virginia.

Books by Patricia Harman

by Patricia Harman - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Women's Fiction

Patricia Harman returns to the Appalachian Mountains of Hope River, West Virginia, in the third novel in her USA Today bestselling Hope River series.

by Patricia Harman - Fiction

From the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the Hope River series comes a new contemporary midwife novel that asks the question, "Have you ever wanted to leave your life behind?"

by Patricia Harman - Cultural Studies, Family, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction, Women's Fiction, Women's History

Full of humor and compassion, THE RELUCTANT MIDWIFE is a moving tribute to the power of optimism and love to overcome the most trying circumstances and times, and is sure to please fans of the poignant "Call the Midwife" television series.

by Patricia Harman - Fiction, Historical Fiction

Midwife Patience Murphy has a talent for escorting mothers through the challenges of bringing children into the world. She knows a successful midwifery practice must be built on a foundation of openness and trust, but the secrets Patience is keeping are far too intimate and fragile for her to ever let anyone in.