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Snelling, Lauraine

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Works: 196 works in 801 publications in 1 language and 89,662 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Christian fiction  Domestic fiction  Historical fiction  History  Love stories  Western stories  Juvenile works 
Classifications: PS3569.N39, 813.54
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Publications about Lauraine Snelling
Publications by Lauraine Snelling
Most widely held works by Lauraine Snelling
A promise for Ellie by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
16 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 2,436 libraries worldwide
After graduating in May of 1900, Andrew Bjorklund and Ellie Wold of Blessing, North Dakota make plans to marry once the harvest is over and their new house is finished. They spend the summer working hard, and the Lord seems to shine on and in them in a special way. Everyone rejoices in their happiness. Everyone except for Toby Valders, who is determined to get even for all the drubbings he has taken from Andrew through the years. Andrew, however, has promised Ellie there will be no more fistfights. But when their new barn burns--and many of their possessions and dreams with it--Andrew throws his vows of nonviolence aside, reaping bitter consequences
Pearl by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 2,377 libraries worldwide
Running from a marriage her father arranged, Pearl ends up at Dove house where the future looks bright when Pearl meets Carl, but then news arrives that Pearl's father is coming to take her back to Chicago
An untamed land by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
14 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 2,329 libraries worldwide
The 1880s story of a Norwegian family drawn to America by the promise of untold wealth. They go through the tenements of New York, make the dangerous journey overland to North Dakota and labor to carve out a homestead before the arrival of the dreaded winter. The Bjorklunds never dreamed they would face such hardship
Opal by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
13 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 2,305 libraries worldwide
The ranch means everything to her. Will tragedy shatter her dream?
A measure of mercy by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
15 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 2,288 libraries worldwide
18-year-old Astrid Bjorklund has always dreamed of being a doctor. But will she have to give up love to pursue her dream?
Sophie's dilemma by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,280 libraries worldwide
When tragedy strikes, pregnant, heartbroken Sophie hopes that her family will welcome her home after she had hurt them with her defiant behavior by eloping with a fisherman
A touch of Grace by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
15 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 2,196 libraries worldwide
Life in Blessing, North Dakota, becomes difficult when courageous and gentle Grace Knutson is presented with an agonizing dilema
Amethyst by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
14 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,160 libraries worldwide
"Jeremiah McHenry returns to Medora to make a new life. Will he be able to convince Amethyst that he is the kind of man she's been looking for?"--Provided by publisher
Blessing in disguise by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
19 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,154 libraries worldwide
Augusta Bjorklund, after discovering her intended bridegoom married someone else, decides to leave her broken heart in Norway and start a new life in America. But knowing no English, Augusta misunderstands a ticket agent's directions in St. Paul, Minnesota, and in the harried confusion, she boards the wrong train
No distance too far by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
11 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 2,148 libraries worldwide
When she is called home unexpectedly to help in a family medical emergency, physician Astrid Bjorklund learns of a deadly measles outbreak on the nearby Indian reservation. She immediately senses the Spirit tugging her to help the Indians and wonders if her "mission field" is not so far away as she had imagined. But if she follows God's call, will love pass her by?
A new day rising by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
14 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 2,103 libraries worldwide
The dream of their own farmstead and a good life in America had brought Roald and Ingeborg Bjorklund across the Atlantic to pioneer the virgin prairie of Dakota Territory. But Roald's tragic disappearance in a winter storm had turned Ingeborg's dreams into a living nightmare. Against nearly impossible circumstances and overwhelming grief, she struggles to keep the farm and her family together. When spring appears, Roald's distant cousin Haaken arrives to help with the heavy field work, and Ingeborg is able to once again concentrate her efforts on home and children. After the bleak winter, she c
A dream to follow by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
21 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,081 libraries worldwide
Thorliff Bjorklund has been writing since he was a young boy and now longs to study journalism. But his father has other plans for him and refuses to agree. Loving and respecting his parents, Thorliff dreads going against his father's wishes and cannot imagine any honorable way to leave home. To make matters worse, the threat of a crop failure may mean there'll be no money for college anyway. Thorliff is torn between love for his father and the pull of his dream. Must he choose between the two? Elizabeth Rogers has been raised in a life of privilege, yet she has an unwavering determination to become a doctor. Though she has the blessing of her family, society is not as kind, for it is nearly impossible for a woman to enter medical school. Has she misread her heart?
Tender mercies by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
15 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 2,065 libraries worldwide
The fertile prairies of Dakota Territory have finally begun to yield the bountiful harvests the pioneers have dreamed about since leaving their homes in Norway. The tiny community of Blessing is beginning to expand and thrive, its hardy citizens at last enjoying a measure of prosperity
A land to call home by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
16 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,034 libraries worldwide
Ingeborg Bjorkland and her husband Haaken are succeeding in the Dakota Territory despite the heartache and body-breaking labor, and when Hjelmer travels west to work on the railroad, Penny fears that he won't keep his promise to return
The reapers' song by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
16 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 1,975 libraries worldwide
Ever so slowly Dakota Territory is being transformed from a vast prairie into rich farmlands. With the coming of the railroad, the small town of Blessing begins to prosper, and the Bjorklund family is reaping the promised harvest that had lured them from their beloved home in Norway
Daughter of Twin Oaks by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
14 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 1,936 libraries worldwide
This is the story of a young woman's brave attempt to save her family's legacy during the Civil War
Believing the dream by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,915 libraries worldwide
Time and distanc have created a rift between Thorliff and Anji Baard, his childhood sweetheart. The only bright sopt in his life is his job at the newspaper
The healing quilt by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
17 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 1,909 libraries worldwide
Four very different women work together on a quilt that will be auctioned to buy a new mammogram unit
More than a dream by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
13 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 1,904 libraries worldwide
Thorliff Bjorklund's goal of becoming a writer is within reach. Working for a newspaper in Northfield, Minnesota, he is busy writing articles and stories for the Minneapolis Tribune and Harper's Magazine. But his idyllic world comes to a sudden halt when an epidemic hits the town of Blessing, North Dakota, following the Red River flood of 1897. Thorliff returns home to help family and friends recover from the aftermath of the disasters and rebuild their town. A captivating and heartwarming tale of aspiration, struggle, love, and triumph
Ruby by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 1,904 libraries worldwide
"Ruby Torvald sets out on a daunting journey with her young sister, Opal, to hopefully see their long-lost father once more and claim the promised inheritance. But instead of the treasure they expected, the sisters discover something most shocking." -- Book Cover
 
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