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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    • 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 137
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 116
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 117

    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

    • 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 76
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 69
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 69

    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 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 43
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 38

    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....

    Regular price: $19.95

    • 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 37
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34

    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
    • great

    • By Tabatha Walker on 11-04-18

    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 381
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 261
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 269

    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

    • 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 207
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 142
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 146

    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 129
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 118
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 119

    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

    • Love's Long Journey

    • By: Janette Oke
    • Narrated by: Ruth Ann Phimister
    • Length: 8 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 161
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 120
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 119

    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....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Pleasurable Listen

    • By Elizabeth on 04-15-07

    Regular price: $24.47

    • 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 28
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    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

    • Beyond the Gathering Storm

    • By: Janette Oke
    • Narrated by: Marguerite Gavin
    • Length: 6 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24

    As a youth, Henry had been rescued from terrible circumstances by the Delaneys, whose loving care helped to heal his painful memories....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not one of the best of this series

    • By R. Berry on 02-28-18

    Regular price: $20.97

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