Laura Haley-McNeil

12/8/19, Pregnant Heroine


I never thought I’d write a romance about a pregnant heroine, but I did! When Love Whispers, Book 2 of the Beaumont Brides Series, is twenty-one year old Willow Dockery’s story and her life is turned upside down when her pregnancy test shows the plus sign.

Pregnant Heroine

Why write about a pregnant heroine? What could be romantic about morning sickness and emotional upheaval? The answer is easy⸻this is romance and this is fiction. Readers are clamoring for that idyllic pregnancy and authors can create it. Now you have that perfect genre that readers love⸻Pregnancy Romance.


Getting to know my pregnant heroine, Willow, was fun and a great experience for me. She had her struggles. At night, she waitressed at Charleston’s trendy nightclub. During the day, she and her trusty steed, General Cobb, guided a carriage and took tourists through downtown Charleston where she mesmerized them with the unwritten history of the Holy City. Can you tell I’m a Charleston fan?

Alone and Pregnant

But she has bigger plans. She loves to paint and draw and she believes she can make her mark in the art world with her paintings. She’s about to make a fresh start with her personal life when the unthinkable happens⸻she’s pregnant and alone.

Troubled Hero

Preston Lowe isn’t without his own issues. In his last year at Charleston’s military academy, he’s ready to start the military career he’s envisioned, but life throws him a curve and now he wonders if he has a military career, or if he should change his plans, but to what? A military career was his life dream.

I hope you have a chance to read When Love Whispers, and I hope you love it!

Have a great week, and I hope WONDERFUL things happen to you!