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Snelling, Lauraine

Overview
Works: 327 works in 1,276 publications in 1 language and 103,661 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Christian fiction  Romance fiction  Historical fiction  Religious fiction  Western stories  Domestic fiction  History  Bildungsromans  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author
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 2,269 libraries worldwide
After graduating in May of 1900, Andrew and Ellie make plans to marry once the harvest is over and their new house is finished. Everyone rejoices in their happiness except for Toby Valders, who is determined to get even for all the drubbings he has taken from Andrew through the years. 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 )
14 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 2,218 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
Sophie's dilemma by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
20 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,200 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
An untamed land by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
21 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 2,188 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
A measure of mercy by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
18 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,136 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?
Opal by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 2,128 libraries worldwide
The ranch means everything to her. Will tragedy shatter her dream?
A touch of Grace by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
19 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 2,099 libraries worldwide
Life in Blessing, North Dakota, becomes difficult when courageous and gentle Grace Knutson is presented with an agonizing dilema
No distance too far by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
18 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 2,083 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 )
21 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,036 libraries worldwide
The dream of their own farmstead and a good life in America had brought Roald and Ingeborg Bjorklund across the Alantic 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 circumstance and overwhelming grief, she struggles to keep the farm and her family together. When spring appears, Raold's distant cousin, Haakan 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 cannot ignore the joy that Haakan brings to their lives or the attraction she begins to feel toward him. When Roald's brother from Norway also arrives to help the family, things become very complicated around the simple prairie dwelling!
A dream to follow by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
24 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 2,000 libraries worldwide
"Thorliff Bjorklund has been writing since he was a young boy and now longs to attend college to study journalism. But his father has other plans for him and refuses to agree. ... Thorliff is torn between love for his father and the pull of his dream. Must he choose between the two?"--Back cover
A land to call home by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
19 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 1,989 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
Amethyst by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
14 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,961 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
Valley of dreams by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,942 libraries worldwide
As one woman tries to find the hidden valley of her father's dreams in the 1906 Black Hills, she also discovers courage, faith--and romance
The reapers' song by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
22 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 1,913 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
Rebecca's reward by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
20 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,887 libraries worldwide
Nineteen-year-old Rebecca Baard has experienced more than her share of sorrow, and now she is afraid to open her heart to love. Rebecca's friends set out to remedy the situation, concocting social events to attract all the eligible bachelors in Blessing, and advising her in the use of her feminine wiles
Believing the dream by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
17 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,766 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
To everything a season by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
11 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,755 libraries worldwide
"Miriam Francini is determined not to let anything get in the way of her plans to leave Blessing, North Dakota, and become an accredited nurse--even love"--
More than a dream by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 1,743 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
Daughter of Twin Oaks by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
14 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 1,710 libraries worldwide
This is the story of a young woman's brave attempt to save her family's legacy during the Civil War
Tender mercies by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 1,342 libraries worldwide
The rich farmlands of the Dakota Territory in 1887 are finally beginning to yield the abundant harvest the pioneers had dreamed about so long. The establishment of the railroad has brought significant changes to the small town of Blessing as well as prosperity to the Bjorklund family and their neighbors. Among the townsfolk is reverend John Solberg. The reverend, rejecting the persistent efforts of matchmaking mothers, develops a friendship with Mary Martha through their common love of books. But then the message arrives that she must return home to care for her ailing mother. When she leaves, she says that she'll write. Reverend John and the other townsfolk are left to wonder, is this good-bye forever?
 
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Lauraine Snelling American writer
Lauraine Snelling Amerikaans romanschrijfster
Lauraine Snelling escritora estadounidense
Lauraine Snelling US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin
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English (324)
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