Dakotah Treasures

4 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 411 ratings

Ruby Publisher's Summary

Award-winning author Lauraine Snelling delivers her first installment of the Dakotah Treasures series. Ruby, a Crossings Book Club Main Selection, is the story of a young woman who must leave behind the life she has grown accustomed to in order to start a new life in the bleak Dakota Territory.
©2003 Lauraine Snelling (P)2003 Recorded Books, LLC
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  • Book 1

    • Ruby

    • The Dakotah Treasures, Book 1
    • By: Lauraine Snelling
    • Narrated by: Alexandra O'Karma
    • Length: 13 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 148
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 110
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 112

    Award-winning author Lauraine Snelling delivers her first installment of the Dakotah Treasures series. Ruby, a Crossings Book Club Main Selection, is the story of a young woman who must leave behind the life she has grown accustomed to in order to start a new life in the bleak Dakota Territory.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Ruby

    • By Melody on 01-28-08

    Regular price: $30.07

  • Book 2

    • Pearl

    • The Dakotah Treasures, Book 2
    • By: Lauraine Snelling
    • Narrated by: Alexandra O'Karma
    • Length: 13 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 94
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 65
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65

    Award-winning author Lauraine Snelling continues the story of Ruby Torvald in book two of her Dakotah Treasures series. Ruby's most recent boarder at the Dove House is schoolteacher Pearl Hossfuss. Avoiding an arranged marriage, Pearl has deserted her home in Chicago to teach in Little Missouri. There she has befriended Ruby and fallen for carpenter Carl Hegland. But her father threatens to take her back home. Ruby must turn to God for the strength to stand up to her father.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyed it

    • By koni on 05-01-08

    Regular price: $30.07

  • Book 3

    • Opal

    • By: Lauraine Snelling
    • Narrated by: Alexandra O'Karma
    • Length: 14 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 61

    As Opal begins, it's 1886 in the wild and untamed Dakota Territory. To avoid a drifter's murderous clutches, tomboy Opal Torvald is forced to leave the ranch she loves. But when she returns - older and more lady-like - she meets Jacob, a new ranch hand from back east. Now Opal must choose between an old friendship and a new romance.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Opal

    • By Margie on 12-03-16

    Regular price: $32.87

  • Book 4

    • Amethyst

    • The Dakotah Treasures, Book 4
    • By: Lauraine Snelling
    • Narrated by: Alexandra O'Karma
    • Length: 14 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 87
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62

    When Amethyst O'Shaunasy reluctantly travels west to find her nephew, her faith is restored by a group of pioneers and their reliance on God's guidance. Now, with prayers in her heart and a growing interest in a handsome rancher, Amethyst has no wish to leave.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Very slow and not much action

    • By Jeannie on 10-09-13

    Regular price: $31.49