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  • Janette Oke

    For her significant contribution to Christian fiction, the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association honored Janette Oke with their 1992 President's Award. Like Gold Refined is vintage Oke, full of the gentle warmth that captivates fans the world over. Happily married with four children, Virginia Lewis is perfectly content with her peaceful existence on the family farm. But change looms on the horizon. Grandma Marty and Grandpa Clark have always been a source of emotional strength, but their health is failing. And Virginia's adopted daughter, who has long been a blessing, may be torn from the family when her absentee birth mother resurfaces and pursues custody. Virginia may fear the...read more

  • Janette Oke

    Book 5 of Song of Acadia. In their own incomparable style, Janette Oke and T. Davis Bunn paint a portrait both lavish and poignant of the colorful, chaotic world of the American Revolution, where danger is rife and political views run deep. And once drawn into that world, readers will be reluctant to reemerge until the last triumphant chapter has drawn to a close. Learning of their beloved father's precariously ill health, Anne and Nicole make separate plans to visit him in Georgetown, in spite of the dangerous instability of the times. Nicole travels from Massachussetts with her fiancé, while Anne and her husband must brave an arduous transatlantic crossing from England. But the hazards...read more

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    A Chance Encounter Forever Changed Their Lives--and Destinies. Crafted by two masters of inspirational fiction--Janette Oke and T. Davis Bunn--and combining the engaging historical settings, rich characterization, and heartwarming messages quintessential to both authors, The Meeting Place is another timeless story for you to cherish. Set along the rugged coastline of 18th century Canada in what was then called Acadia (now Nova Scotia and New Brunswick), The Meeting Place re-creates a world that was home to native Indians, French settlers, and English garrisons. Such diverse populations did not live in accord, however. Instead, they were isolated within their own groups by a...read more

  • Janette Oke

    Janette Oke, author of over 40 books, is one of the most beloved novelists of our time. An inspirational best seller, The Bluebird and the Sparrow is her moving story of a young woman's spiritual journey towards acceptance and faith. Berta has spent much of her life striving to be the opposite of her adorable sister, Glenna. As Glenna grows into a vivacious and outgoing young wife and mother, Berta carefully molds herself into a prim spinster and dependable member of her family. But her aloofness and pride must exact a price. Soon, Berta will need to examine her soul for the true motives at work in her heart. Millions of readers have thrilled to Janette Oke's finely crafted stories of...read more

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    Her stirring tales of spiritual conflict have made award-winning author, Janette Oke, one of today's most beloved inspirational novelists. Drums of Change is her moving story of a Native American girl's coming-of-age amidst turbulent changes in the late 1800s. Running Fawn loves the rugged mountains and lush green forests of the Northwest where her Blackfoot tribe lives. She dreams that someday she will share a teepee with the chief's handsome son, Silver Fox. But pale-faced people are moving into the surrounding prairies, bringing strange ideas, and depleting the life-sustaining buffalo. When Silver Fox learns to farm like the white men, and embraces their beliefs, Running Fawn suddenly...read more

  • Janette Oke

    Newlyweds Missie and Willie share a dream. However, it means that Missie must leave her parents, family and friends behind to join a wagon train and claim land in the West with her new husband. Overcoming incredible hardships on the journey, she grows into a mature wife and mother. Her faith in God and love for her husband give Missie the strength to make a new life and home in an unknown territory. 'It's easy to see why Janette Oke is one of the most popular Christian authors writing today .'-Library Journal 'For good, clean, enjoyable reading, you can't beat Janette Oke.'-Christian...read more

  • Janette Oke

    Through her dozens of novels, including The Bluebird and the Sparrow and Too Long a Stranger, Janette Oke has become one of today's most beloved inspirational writers. In Julia's Last Hope, drawing on the Canadian landscapes she knows so well, Oke crafts the tale of a courageous woman faced with one of the most difficult times of her life. Julia Harrigan, her husband John, and their two daughters live in scenic Calder Springs, high in the Canadian Rockies. John manages a large lumber mill, and their home is the grandest in town. But when the mill closes, many jobs disappear. To give her family and community support, Julia must now draw on her faith in God more than ever. Alexandra O'Karma's...read more

  • Janette Oke

    Best-selling author of Too Long a Stranger and Julia's Last Hope, Janette Oke is loved for her inspirational novels. In Once Upon a Summer, Oke weaves the tender tale of 12-year-old, Joshua, who has been raised by his 18-year-old aunt and their grandparents. He has grown accustomed to their close-knit family, but that is all about to change when Joshua's aunt considers marriage. Johnny Heller touchingly narrates the trials of faith this family must...read more

  • Janette Oke

    Janette Oke Returns with a New Prairie Romance! After years of schooling, Beth Thatcher has graduated and is determined to become a teacher. But when she's assigned the position no one else wants--in the tiny mining town of Coal Valley, located in the rugged foothills of western Canada--she worries she doesn't have the courage to accept. Inspired by the diary of her aunt Elizabeth, who went west to teach school several years earlier, as well as her father's encouragement, Beth eventually decides to put her trust in God and leave behind all she's ever known. But the conditions in Coal Valley are even worse than she'd feared. A recent mining accident has left the town grieving and at the...read more

  • Janette Oke

    One of the original founders of the Christian fiction genre, Janette Oke has authored more than 75 books and has recieved such accolades as the Christy and Gold Medallion Awards. This story of a frontier family begins where Love Comes Softly (K1095) left off, telling the heart-warming tale of a marriage that began in tragedy but has flourished due to Marty and Clark's devotion to one another and to God. Also available from Recorded Books are many of Oke's other works, such as Beyond the Gathering Storm...read more

  • Janette Oke

    Janette Oke's inspirational novels have touched millions of readers with their stories of spiritual conflicts and special moments. As her characters struggle with relationships and beliefs, responsibilities and doubts, Oke brings her readers into a world where divine love plays a crucial role. When her husband dies, leaving Sarah Perry and her infant daughter destitute and alone in the rough frontier town, the determined widow takes over his freight-hauling business. As her baby grows into a young girl, Sarah sends her to the safety and refinement of a boarding school. But when they are reunited, Sarah realizes that they now live in two different, incompatible worlds. Too Long a Stranger...read more

  • Janette Oke

    Janette Oke is a pioneering author of inspirational fiction. Her novels are international best-sellers that entertain as they refresh the soul. Spring's Gentle Promise is the fourth and final books of the Seasons of the Heart series that follows Joshua Chadwick on his journey into adulthood. Josh is as happy as a clam now that Grandpa and Uncle Charlie have signed over the family farm to him. But soon the serious responsiblity of managing the farm has him looking for help-and maybe even a family of his...read more

  • Janette Oke

    Internationally best-selling inspirational author Janette Oke is beloved for her novels of faith. Winter Is Not Forever is the continuation of the touching Seasons of the Heart saga begun in Once Upon a Summer (K1041) and continued in The Winds of Autumn (K1052). Featuring a folksy narration by Johnny Heller, this tale of a young man ready to graduate from high school and begin his adult life is touching and...read more

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    Pioneering inspirational author and perennial best-seller Janette Oke is renowned for her touching novels of faith and virtue. The Winds of Autumn is the continuation of the heartwarming family saga begun in Once Upon a Summer (K1041). On the brink of manhood, Josh lives with his Aunt Lou and spends all his time studying or fishing. When a new teacher arrives at his school, Josh prospers under his tutelage. Meanwhile, the teacher's beautiful daughter begins to stir new feelings in Josh. Listeners will cherish this tale of life and new...read more

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    Three-time Christy Award winner Davis Bunn collaborates with Janette Oke to evoke the tumult of first-century Judea in the wake of Christ's crucifixion. Although she prefers service in Pontius Pilate's palace to a loveless marriage, Leah is betrothed to a Roman centurion. Before he can have Leah, however, he must go on a secret mission. But when a rabbi's missing body sends Leah and Alban after the same answers, what they discover could change all they hold...read more

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    Three-time Christy Award winner Davis Bunn collaborates with the beloved Janette Oke to evoke the spirit of the original followers of the Way. In a first-century Jerusalem seething with turmoil, religious and political leaders eye the burgeoning Christian community with suspicion. While a Hebrew merchant and a Roman soldier vie for the hand of a lovely follower of Christ, she finds her heart drawn to another whose tireless care and unflinching faith shine...read more

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    When she learns that her husband is missing in action during World War II, a desperate young wife decides to give up their baby daughter for adoption. By the time she learns that her husband is still alive, the infant belongs to a wealthy couple. Kyle has never been told that she is adopted. But she has always felt that she doesn't quite fit in with her class-conscious, affluent parents. Now, nearing adulthood, the young woman begins a search for love and acceptance--a journey that will lead Kyle to a new family--and a new faith. Janette Oke and T. Davis Bunn are the best-selling authors of The Meeting Place and many other inspirational novels. Here, they combine their talents to create a...read more

  • Janette Oke

    In the 18th century, the residents of Acadia live in a fragile truce. The settlers of this rough Canadian island are either French or British, and the two nationalities do not mix, no matter how close their villages are. One day in a meadow, two women begin a friendship. Although Catherine is British, and Louisa is French, the women become as close as sisters. But when war breaks out, their friendship and their faith lead to a sacrifice greater than they could ever predict. Both Janette Oke and T. Davis Bunn are best-selling authors, known world-wide for their inspiring novels. Their collaborative works, including Return to Harmony, have thrilled millions of readers. In The Meeting Place,...read more

  • Janette Oke

    Best-selling inspirational authors Janette Oke and T. Davis Bunn have joined forces once again in the third book of the Song of Acadia series. Called back to England to assume her duty as the heir to an earldom, Nicole leaves Nova Scotia and everything she loves behind. Determined to be a proper lady, Nicole struggles with her position until her sister Anne visits. Anne quickly adapts to life in England, while Nicole longs for Nova Scotia. And beneath the surface is a dark secret threatening to separate these sisters...read more

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    With this gripping story, Christy Award winners Davis Bunn and Janette Oke conclude their best-selling epic. As persecution of Christians intensifies, Julia-a merchant's daughter-finds hope in a new faith. When Jacob is hired to guard her father's caravan, Julia and the young man are drawn together-unaware they both are secretly delivering messages to believers scattered by persecution. 'Exciting reading .'-Booklist, starred...read more