"Author Elaine Marie Cooper"

Historical Fiction that Grabs your Heart & Feeds your Soul

About Me


Author/Speaker Elaine Marie Cooper is a self-described history geek. Her bookshelves are filled with volumes about the American Revolution, an era she became fascinated with when growing up in Massachusetts.

Her passions are her family, her faith in Christ and writing—usually about the American Revolution, a frequent subject of her novels.

She has two award-winning books, Fields of the Fatherless (YA historical) and Bethany’s Calendar (Memoir of her daughter’s battle with brain cancer).

Her most recent publications are Road to Deer Run, a historical romance set in Colonial America in 1777  and Promise of Deer Run (book 2 of the saga), released in June 2016. Legacy of Deer Run (Book 3) will be released in December 2016.  Saratoga Letters will release in October 2016 and will be a  historical romantic suspense set in both 1777 and 1977. Can’t wait to share more about these upcoming releases!


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Historical Fiction that Grabs Your Heart & Feeds Your Soul

Fields of the Fatherless is historical fiction based on a true event. Set in Menotomy Village, Massachusetts at the opening of the American Revolution, readers will learn of a little known yet critical battle that took place on April 19, 1775. As seen through the eyes of 18-year-old Betsy Russell, the opening of the war is felt through the women and children trying to survive while the Minutemen fight for independence.

Fields of the Fatherless—Winner of:

2014 Selah Award, YA Fiction

2014 Next Generation Indie Book Award, Best Religious Fiction

2014 Moonbeam Children’s Book Award, Best YA Religious Fiction

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Deer Run Saga, Book 1

Road to Deer Run - Cover

Road to Deer Run, Book 1 of the Deer Run Saga is now available. This re-release has all new edits and new covers — and don’t miss the Book Club questions in the back of the book!

What are reviewers on Amazon saying?

“Elaine Marie Cooper paints an unforgettable story of forgiveness, redemption, romance, deep faith, courage, hope and the horrors of war during the American Revolution.”

“I read it from cover to cover; no putting it down. I enjoy history and when an author can take actual historical facts and weave an intriguing and romantic story around them, it makes it even better.”

“Beautifully written and the story will have you so entwined in the story that you will not want to put it down! Daniel Lowe’s character is amazing, as well as Mary Thomsen’s. I truly loved this book!”

Road to Deer Run transported me back in time flawlessly. The historical accuracy from the language to the day to day life was a pleasure to immerse myself into.”

“What an honor to preview and read this incredible story by Elaine Marie Cooper. I was pulled into the characters lives so closely, it was as if I were there. Captivating, sweet, wonderful. Highly recommend!”


You can read Road to Deer Run yourself, if you click on this link here. Hope you enjoy!

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