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Snelling, Lauraine

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Works: 149 works in 842 publications in 1 language and 92,074 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Christian fiction  Domestic fiction  Love stories  History  Historical fiction  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
Ruby by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
16 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 2,470 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."--from cover, p. [4]
A promise for Ellie by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
18 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 2,455 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 2,384 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 )
18 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 2,371 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 )
17 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 2,327 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 )
15 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 2,318 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
Opal by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
13 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 2,311 libraries worldwide
The ranch means everything to her. Will tragedy shatter her dream?
A touch of Grace by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
16 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 2,219 libraries worldwide
Life in Blessing, North Dakota, becomes difficult when courageous and gentle Grace Knutson is presented with an agonizing dilemma
No distance too far by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
13 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 2,176 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?
Blessing in disguise by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
19 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 2,171 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
Amethyst by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
14 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,163 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
A new day rising by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
18 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,125 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
Tender mercies by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
19 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 2,122 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 dream to follow by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
23 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,097 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?"--P. [4] of cover
A land to call home by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
19 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,063 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 )
20 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,010 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 )
19 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 2,003 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. Besides, no man has ever shown enough interest in her to come courting. So 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 feminine wiles. When non of these efforts seem to work, Rebecca tries yet another tack, only to discover that even the best of intentions can't keep events from taking a surprising turn. Will Rebecca overcome her fears, or will she settl
A heart for home by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
15 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,941 libraries worldwide
Astrid and Joshua discover God's plans for them through difficult circumstances in the conclusion to this prairie romance series set in South Dakota
Daughter of Twin Oaks by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
14 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 1,940 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 )
15 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,932 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
 
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