When Calls the Heart

Canadian West, Book 1
Narrated by: Nancy Peterson
Series: Canadian West, Book 1
Length: 7 hrs and 28 mins
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Nothing in her privileged Eastern upbringing has prepared Elizabeth for the challenges of frontier life....

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. Still, she's determined to succeed at the formidable task of fitting in with the locals and shaping the hearts and minds of the schoolchildren in her care. She's just as determined not to give her heart to any of the local frontiersmen. Until she meets Wynn Delaney, a member the Royal Canadian Mounted Police....

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©1983 Janette Oke (P)2017 Two Words Publishing
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No regrets

Love this book! I can't wait to read the others in this series as soon as possible

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When Calls The Heart is better than the TV show

I do like the book better than the TV show though the TV show is really good. I can't wait till I have the money to buy the second book!

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Fun

Great story. Loved to feel the emotions of the first pioneers. They are strong people. Even though it is fiction it feels very real.

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so endearing

It was refreshing to be able to find a book that is not filled will random, wonton sex, violence, and profanity! I cannot wait to listen to the least in the series!

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Loved it

Loved it....great story and well read. Gave me a good idea of life in Canadian frontline

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sweet story

The narrator was amazing! As a teacher, I really liked this story. It did a good job of showing how teachers really do get attached to their students and really care for them. I would say half of the story was about her as a teacher in the Backwoods and the other half (I actually started to wonder if there was a love story until more towards the end) was a sweet love story between her and a mountie... just a good old fashioned love story.

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Great read

I loved this book! I got it becaise I love Halmarks when calls the heart. I had no idea this would be so different but I love this Elizabeth too!

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Great!

This is my favorite book I have read in a long time! Wynn and Elizabeth are great.

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love the book and author. have read all her books. narrator was also great. great

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Touching

Captures your mind, touches your heart and opens wide the vision that places you in the story

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  • Beverley Miller
  • 09-11-19

Couldn't put it down

gripping, beautiful . My best moment was when Wynn saved Elizabeth from the bear and their first kiss.

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  • 12-11-18

Love this series!

This is my fourth or fifth read/listen to this series (over the last 30ish years)! I just adore these books from Janette Oke and have done since my teens. This is a great introduction to Elizabeth and how she adapts to this new life!

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  • Angela
  • 03-29-19

Excellent!

I had to write a review to compliment the narration and story telling by Nancy Peterson. She is exceptional and really brings the story to life. A transportive experience for those wanting something that is easy to listen to and warms the heart.

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  • Shelly Timson
  • 01-25-18

enjoyable

I enjoyed it, a bit much religion but it was for the time.

The hallmark series is more modern and does this story justice.