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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 107
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 91
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 92

    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. 

    • 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 360
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 244
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 252

    When it was first published in 1979, this novel introduced inspirational fiction to people hungry for well-told stories based on Christian values. Since then, over a million copies have been sold, and it has been made into a popular Hallmark movie. Janette Oke has won the Christy Award, the Gold Medallion, and scores of other awards.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good, gentle audiobook

    • By W on 12-12-05

    Regular price: $26.57

    • 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 23
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 20

    Leaving behind their dear friends in Beaver Creek, Elizabeth and Wynn take over an even more primitive RCMP outpost in the Canadian Northwest. Elizabeth finds herself totally isolated when the local Indian women are afraid to even communicate with her. The Delaney's thought they had already faced the most crushing disappointment of their lives when they saw little Sammy disappear from view in the arms of his father. Would they be able to survive the challenges ahead? Book four of the best-selling Canadian West series.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • 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 119
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 108
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 109

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • True enjoyment

    • By C.F. on 10-19-15

    Regular price: $20.26

    • When Comes the Spring

    • Canadian West, Book 2
    • By: Janette Oke
    • Narrated by: Nancy Peterson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51

    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 at his outpost in the far North. While Wynn is accustomed to life in the North, Elizabeth is not. Can their love for each other sustain them through a harsh winter, loneliness, and rigors of life without any of the conveniences they're used to?

    • 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 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 22

    Having survived the harshness of their first year in the far Northwest, Elizabeth and Wynn, her Royal Canadian Mountie, now face new challenges. Just when they've made new friends and started a new school, they are presented with a new posting. It seems Elizabeth's dreams for a family and home of her own are not to be. Will their love for each other, hope for the future, and their faith in God carry them through the crushing disappointments?

    Regular price: $19.95

    • 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 201
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 137
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 141

    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 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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Pleasurable Listen

    • By Elizabeth on 04-15-07

    Regular price: $26.57

    • The Centurion’s Wife

    • Acts of Faith, Book 1
    • By: Janette Oke, Davis Bunn
    • Narrated by: Susan Lyons
    • Length: 11 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 481
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 397
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 399

    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 dear.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Gets you into the events in a fresh way

    • By Michael on 05-20-13

    Regular price: $27.99

    • 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 98
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 86
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 87

    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. Her life back among her wealthy Eastern family is a stark contrast to her primitive life in the West, and Beth isn't sure where she belongs anymore. She barely has time to settle in before her mother announces plans for a family holiday - a luxurious steamship tour along the eastern coast of Canada and the U.S.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love it

    • By Janet Parsons on 03-16-16

    Regular price: $24.49

    • 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 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20

    As a youth, Henry had been rescued from terrible circumstances by the Delaneys, whose loving care helped to heal his painful memories. Now, as a young man of character and deep faith working as a representative of the law, his duties include some that leave him with haunting memories, particularly of the young widow and baby boy whom he longs to help.

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

    • By R. Berry on 02-28-18

    Regular price: $20.97

    • 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 152
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 113
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 112

    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.

    • 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 21
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20

    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. Now adults, they are ready to make new lives for themselves. Henry has found love and is planning a wedding. Christine is delighted for her brother, but she is still carrying scars from a broken relationship. And the war in Europe causes uncertainties at every turn, while the Northland still calls to her heart.

    Regular price: $15.39

    • Once Upon a Summer

    • Seasons of the Heart, Book 1
    • By: Janette Oke
    • Narrated by: Marguerite Gavin
    • Length: 6 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 105
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 77
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 76

    An excerpt from the book: "Sure, it's unusual to have an 18-year-old mother when you're 12. But when you're an orphan and she's your aunt and the only mother you've ever had well, as I explained, it had worked out real well..."

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Wrestling with God . . . Learning . . .and Loving

    • By Debbie on 11-20-15

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The Winds of Autumn

    • By: Janette Oke
    • Narrated by: Marguerite Gavin
    • Length: 6 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 23

    On the brink of manhood, Josh was facing important questions about life, about love, about himself. "I sure was having a time of it trying to sort out all these different ideas and feelings¿maybe I should just go fishing!"

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The Damascus Way

    • By: Janette Oke
    • Narrated by: Susan Lyons
    • Length: 14 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 272
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 237
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 239

    The fledgling church is being scattered by persecution. It is spearheaded by a fanatical young Pharisee who does not realize he is unwittingly aiding a divine mandate to spread the truth “unto the ends of the earth …”Young Julia has everything money can buy —except for acceptance by either Gentiles or Judeans in Tiberias. When she discovers the secret her beloved Greek father has kept all these years, she is devastated. Julia and her Hebrew mother are indeed less than second-class citizens.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Our Lord Lives

    • By Michael on 03-24-16

    Regular price: $31.49

    • The Hidden Flame

    • Acts of Faith
    • By: T. Davis Bunn, Janette Oke
    • Narrated by: Susan Lyons
    • Length: 11 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 266
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 222
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 223

    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 daily.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • PROOF OF CHRIST'S RESURRECTION

    • By ruth on 04-14-12

    Regular price: $24.49

    • A Quiet Strength

    • Prairie Legacy, Book 3
    • By: Janette Oke
    • Narrated by: Marguerite Gavin
    • Length: 6 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48

    Through the years, Virginia Simpson had learned that Grandma Marty's wisdom was right. When God allows something to be taken from you, He replaces it with something better. The long-awaited return of Jonathan and their renewed courtship, with a wedding soon to follow, are proof of God's loving ways. But the inner strength that God has been forming in Virginia's life through trials and disappointments is far from complete.

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The Tender Years

    • By: Janette Oke
    • Narrated by: Marguerite Gavin
    • Length: 7 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 92
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63

    Twenty years have passed since youngest daughter Belinda's story in Love Finds a Home. Marty and Clark's spiritual heritage has been lovingly passed on to their children and grandchildren and great-grandchildren. And now, beloved granddaughter Virginia faces the test of her young life. Caught in that difficult period between childhood and adulthood, feeling that she really doesn't fit anywhere, Virginia struggles against what she considers to be unreasonable restrictions and expectations.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Another good book from Janette Oke!

    • By Anne on 02-10-13

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Beyond the Gathering Storm

    • A Canadian West Novel
    • By: Janette Oke
    • Narrated by: Barbara Caruso
    • Length: 7 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    Years ago, Wynn and Elizabeth Delancy adopted Christine and Henry. Now Christine has moved to a nearby city. Working as a secretary in a prosperous company, she is drawn to her employer's handsome son. Henry has joined the Canadian Mounties, where one of his first duties is to help a young widow and her infant. In their new lives, as new relationships grow, can Christine and Henry still draw on the faith they have learned from their parents?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • THE GATHERIING STORM

    • By ruth on 12-17-07

    Regular price: $23.07

    • The Tender Years

    • A Prairie Legacy, Book #1
    • By: Janette Oke
    • Narrated by: Aimee Lilly
    • Length: 3 hrs and 6 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    Twenty years have passed since youngest daughter Belinda's story in Love Finds a Home. Marty and Clark's spiritual heritage has been lovingly passed on to their children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. And now beloved granddaughter Virginia faces the test of her young life. Caught in that difficult period between childhood and adulthood, feeling that she doesn't really fit anywhere, Virginia struggles against what she considers to be unreasonable restrictions and expectations.

    Regular price: $11.19

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