Janette Oke
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Janette Oke

Janette Oke (pronounced 'oak') pioneered inspirational fiction and is the leading author in the category today. Love Comes Softly, her first novel, has sold over one million copies. Janette is now the bestselling author of over 70 books, 32 of which have been translated into fourteen languages. Her books have sold over 22 million copies.
Janette receives fan mail from all over the world and answers each letter personally. She received the 1992 President's Award from the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association for her significant contribution to Christian fiction, the 1999 CBA Life Impact Award and has been awarded the Gold Medallion Award for fiction. Janette and her husband, Edward, have four grown children and enjoy their many grandchildren. They make their home in Canada.

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Best Sellers

    • When Calls the Heart

    • Canadian West, Book 1
    • By: Janette Oke
    • Narrated by: Nancy Peterson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 194
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 165
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 166

    Elizabeth Thatcher is young, pretty, cultured, and educated. But when she journeys west to teach school in the foothills of the Canadian Rockies, she's completely unprepared for the conditions she encounters....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • No regrets

    • By Anonymous User on 02-16-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Love Comes Softly

    • By: Janette Oke
    • Narrated by: Ruth Ann Phimister
    • Length: 7 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 400
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 280
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 288

    When it was first published in 1979, this novel introduced inspirational fiction to people hungry for well-told stories based on Christian values....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good, gentle audiobook

    • By W on 12-12-05

    Regular price: $26.57

    • When Breaks the Dawn

    • Canadian West, Book 3
    • By: Janette Oke
    • Narrated by: Nancy Peterson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 63

    Having survived the harshness of their first year in the far Northwest, Elizabeth and Wynn, her Royal Canadian Mountie, now face new challenges. They are presented with a new posting....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved it. Love the excitement of each chapter.<br />

    • By Anonymous User on 03-11-19

    Regular price: $19.95

    • When Comes the Spring

    • Canadian West, Book 2
    • By: Janette Oke
    • Narrated by: Nancy Peterson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 98
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 89
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 89

    Elizabeth, the cultured young schoolteacher from the East, has braved the Western frontier and spent a year teaching in a one-room schoolhouse. Now, she and Wynn are planning their wedding and their new life together....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful story

    • By Lilchewy12 on 08-06-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • When Tomorrow Comes

    • Canadian West, Book 6
    • By: Janette Oke
    • Narrated by: Aimee Lilly
    • Length: 2 hrs and 59 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    Christine and her older brother, Henry, grew up in the Delaney family as loved and nurtured as if they had been born to Elizabeth and Wynn....

    Regular price: $15.39

    • When Hope Springs New

    • Canadian West, Book 4
    • By: Janette Oke
    • Narrated by: Nancy Peterson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 54

    Leaving behind their dear friends in Beaver Creek, Elizabeth and Wynn take over an even more primitive RCMP outpost in the Canadian Northwest....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loving ,God ,and embracing His plan,

    • By there^se on 03-03-19

    Regular price: $19.95

    • A Searching Heart

    • Prairie Legacy, Book 2
    • By: Janette Oke
    • Narrated by: Marguerite Gavin
    • Length: 6 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 44

    She thought she would feel different. Like an adult, with an inner knowledge that she was on the edge of the nest, ready to try her own wings....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A searching heart

    • By Lindsey Bernardy on 10-05-18

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Love's Enduring Promise

    • Love Comes Softly, Book 2
    • By: Janette Oke
    • Narrated by: Ruth Ann Phimister
    • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 219
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 152
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 156

    This story of a frontier family begins where Love Comes Softly left off, telling the heart-warming tale of a marriage that began in tragedy....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Pleasurable Listen

    • By Elizabeth on 04-15-07

    Regular price: $26.57

    • Where Courage Calls

    • By: Janette Oke, Laurel Oke Logan
    • Narrated by: Morgan Hallett
    • Length: 9 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 141
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 127
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 128

    After years of schooling, Beth Thatcher has graduated and is determined to become a teacher....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • True enjoyment

    • By C.F. on 10-19-15

    Regular price: $20.26

    • Where Trust Lies

    • Return to the Canadian West, Book 2
    • By: Janette Oke, Laurel Logan
    • Narrated by: Morgan Hallett
    • Length: 9 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 116
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 102
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 102

    Beth Thatcher returns home from her first year as a schoolteacher in the mining town of Coal Valley and steps into a whole different world....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love it

    • By Janet Parsons on 03-16-16

    Regular price: $24.49

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