Women of the West

12 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 61 ratings

Julia's Last Hope Publisher's Summary

The only thing she has left is her faith in God. . . . Is it enough? With the closing of the Calder Springs' timber mill, most of the town's residents are left unemployed. Several families, realizing the lack of a future in the small mountain town, soon decide to relocate. But not the Harrigan family. Although John has lost his job at the mill, he and his wife, Julia, make the decision to stay in their beautiful home with their twin daughters. Eastern-educated Julia searches for a way to bring business and people back to Calder Springs - a task she feels God leading her to accomplish. Will her faith and determination carry her through the challenges and setbacks she'll face?
©2006 Janette Oke (P)1993 Recorded Books, LLC
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  • Book 1

    The Calling of Emily Evans audiobook cover art
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  • Book 2

    • Julia's Last Hope

    • By: Janette Oke
    • Narrated by: John Randolph Jones
    • Length: 6 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 10

    With the closing of the Calder Springs' timber mill, most of the town's residents are left unemployed. Several families, realizing the lack of a future in the small mountain town, soon decide to relocate. Although John Harrigan has lost his job at the mill, he and his wife, Julia, make the decision to stay in their beautiful home with their twin daughters. Julia searches for a way to bring business and people back to Calder Springs - a task she feels God leading her to accomplish.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good Story... poor sound quality

    • By Shannon on 12-29-14

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  • Book 3

    Roses for Mama audiobook cover art
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  • Book 7

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  • Book 9

    • Too Long a Stranger

    • Women of the West, Book 9
    • By: Janette Oke
    • Narrated by: Linda Stephens
    • Length: 9 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    When her husband dies, leaving Sarah Perry and her infant daughter destitute and alone in the rough frontier town, the determined widow takes over his freight-hauling business. As her baby grows into a young girl, Sarah sends her to the safety and refinement of a boarding school. But when they are reunited, Sarah realizes that they now live in two different, incompatible worlds. Too Long a Stranger follows this courageous widow as she tries to regain a loving relationship with her estranged daughter.

    Regular price: $24.49

  • Book 10

    • The Bluebird and the Sparrow

    • Women of the West, Book 10
    • By: Janette Oke
    • Narrated by: Cheryl Haas
    • Length: 7 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15

    Berta has spent much of her life striving to be the opposite of her adorable sister, Glenna. As Glenna grows into a vivacious and outgoing young wife and mother, Berta carefully molds herself into a prim spinster and dependable member of her family. But her aloofness and pride must exact a price. Soon, Berta will need to examine her soul for the true motives at work in her heart.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • extremely tedious

    • By Amazon Customer on 09-05-17

    Regular price: $20.99

  • Book 11

    • A Gown of Spanish Lace

    • Women of the West, Book 11
    • By: Janette Oke
    • Narrated by: Aimee Lilly
    • Length: 3 hrs and 13 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    Ariana loves her life as a schoolteacher in a little frontier town. But one evening after classes are done and she prepares to hurry home, her life changes in an instant when a band of rough outlaws abduct her and take her far away from all she has ever known. Trapped in a small shack, Ariana prays and waits, her emotions swinging between terror and boredom as days stretch into weeks. Still, the outlaws refuse to tell her why they've taken her or what they plan to do. Then the boss' son appears in the doorway of her cabin.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Terrible quality audio

    • By Anonymous User on 07-14-17

    Regular price: $11.19

  • Book 12

    • Drums of Change

    • The Story of Running Fawn
    • By: Janette Oke
    • Narrated by: Barbara Caruso
    • Length: 7 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    Running Fawn loves the rugged mountains and lush green forests of the Northwest where her Blackfoot tribe lives. She dreams that someday she will share a teepee with the chief’s handsome son, Silver Fox. But pale-faced people are moving into the surrounding prairies, bringing strange ideas, and depleting the life-sustaining buffalo. When Silver Fox learns to farm like the white men, and embraces their beliefs, Running Fawn suddenly finds herself alone - clinging to the traditions of her people.

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