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        A Blissful Journey 
Celebrating 23 Years of Writing Adventure for the Heart and Soul! 




Does your heart yearn for adventure? In these books by Lauralee Bliss, whisk yourself to a humorous walk among palms ans swamps on the Florida Trail  or 4,000 miles along the famous Appalachian Trail in the Hiking Adventure Series. "Only Forever" in Homefront Heroines finds old friends united to thwart a hometown enemy during World War II. Join Lauralee's Readers List on Facebook with up-to-date information. Check out Lauralee's current novels and the book sale of out-of-print titles with free shipping. 
The Hiking Adventure Series!
4,000 Miles of Appalachian Trail Adventure in Book One! Follow along as mother and son encounter snakes, storms, hunger, challenges, but a dream that must be fufilled or die trying. 
Read more including the endorsements by Jennifer Pharr Davis (record holder for hiking the Appalachian Trail), the late Bill Irwin (the first blind hiker to complete the trail), and Paul Stutzman, (author of Hiking Through)!
Available now on E-book and paperback

Like Hiking? Need advice? Gear issues?  Need a Backpacking Workshop or Featured Speaker for your library or group? Want to learn how writing and a hiking adventure can intertwine to bring forth an intriguing story? Lauralee conducts all, half day and hourly hiking workshops and programs for adults and kids alike.  

Check out BLISSFUL HIKING Adventures 
Podcast, Website, Books and Teaching
Lauralee offers webinars for your libraries and in-house speaking about her many adventures.

Lauralee is a 10,000 miler Appalachian Trail Hiker, completing and sectioning both north and south. She has also hiked all the trails in Shenandoah National Park, the Foothills Trail x2, the Long Trail, the Allegheny Trail, the Colorado Trail, and most recently, the Florida Trail. She served six years as the ridgerunner along the AT in Maryland and in Shenandoah National Park. The list of speaking credentials includes Scout groups, school groups, library events (over 45!), REI stores, PATC, ATC, ALDHA, and the National Park Service. She is the author of Mountains, Madness, and Miracles - 4000 Miles Along the Appalachian Trail and 
Gators, Guts to Glory - Adventures on the Florida Trail!  

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Other titles now available in e-book formats (and print) from ,  Kindle,  and Nook. Or check the book page for autographed titles available.

"The Way of a Child" 
in The Erie Canal Brides Collection

Mischievous twins help forge a relationship between their lonely father and a wealthy woman abandoned by her fiance

 Print or Kindle 

"Only Forever" 
in the Homefront Heroines Collection

Old chums Marilyn and Arthur team together to outwit a new enemy seeking to rob their town of money as they look to bring the victory garden project to Springville, NY during World War II. 

Print or Kindle

Fun and funny times in Florida!

Gators Guts and Glory - 
Adventures Along the Florida Trail!

Blissful the Hiker takes you on a wild, funny, and wonder-laden trek on the Florida Trail through pristine cathedral palms, thick woods of palmettos, sky high scrub pine, Lord of the Rings forests of oak and cypress knees, a lounging gator or two, exotic birds, vast prairies, lonely dogs, and maybe some swamps too! 

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On Sale! 

Meet nine women from history spanning from 1776 to 1944 feel the sting of having lost out on love. Can their hope for experiencing romance again be renewed?