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Austin, Lynn N.

Overview
Works: 162 works in 685 publications in 7 languages and 44,653 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Christian fiction  Historical fiction  History  Romance fiction  Religious fiction  Domestic fiction  Bildungsromans  Drama  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Author, Actor
Classifications: PS3551.U839, 813.54
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Publications by Lynn N Austin
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Most widely held works by Lynn N Austin
Until we reach home by Lynn N Austin( Book )
23 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,112 libraries worldwide
Life in Sweden seems like an endless winter for three sisters after their mother's death and father's suicide. Elin feels the weight of responsibility for her sisters' welfare, and when circumstances become unbearable, she writes to her relatives in Chicago, pleading for help. Joining sixteen million other immigrants who left their homelands for America between 1890 and 1920, Elin, Kirsten, and Sofia begin the long, difficult journey. Enduring the ocean voyage in steerage and detention on Ellis Island, their story is Americas story. And in a journey fraught with hardships, each woman will come to understand her secret longings and the meaning of home
Candle in the darkness by Lynn N Austin( Book )
21 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,868 libraries worldwide
During the Civil War, Caroline Fletcher, the daughter of a wealthy slaveholding family, is drawn into the abolitionist movement, where she is confronted with the risks and sacrifices her beliefs entail
Fire by night by Lynn N Austin( Book )
17 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,745 libraries worldwide
One deceived by a life of wealth and ease. The other desperate to flee her true identity. In a land shattered by war, unlikely heroes test the limits of their strength and discover that love has a meaning far beyond their imagination
While we're far apart by Lynn N Austin( Book )
22 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,736 libraries worldwide
"In an unassuming apartment building in Brooklyn, New York, three lives intersect as the reality of war invades their lives. Young Esther is heartbroken when her father decides to enlist in the army shortly after the death of her mother. Penny Goodrich has been in love with Eddie Shaffer for as long as she can remember; now that Eddie's wife is dead, Penny feels that she's been given a second chance and offers to care for his children, hoping he will finally notice her and marry her after the war. And elderly Mr. Mendel, the landlord, waits for the war to end to hear what has happened to his son trapped in war-torn Hungary"--Page 2 of cover
A light to my path by Lynn N Austin( Book )
17 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,721 libraries worldwide
Never in her life did Kitty make a decision for herself. She was raised on a South Carolina plantation as the pet of her white master's daughter. Now, as a young adult, she must find the strength and faith to make the biggest decision ever. Will she stay with her master and go south to avoid the Yankees or take off tonight for the north with Grady, the field slave she has come to love?
Though waters roar : [a novel] by Lynn N Austin( Book )
16 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,717 libraries worldwide
Languishing in a jail cell, Harriet Sherwood has plenty of time to sift through the memories of the three generations of women who have preceded her. As each story emerges, the strength of her family--and their deep faith in God--brings Harriet to the discovery of her own goals
Hidden places : a novel by Lynn N Austin( Book )
19 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,675 libraries worldwide
Young widow Eliza, left alone to run Wyatt Orchards and raise three children, does not know how she is going to manage, when a stranger, Gabe, appears at her doorstep and turns out to be the answer to her prayers
Wonderland Creek by Lynn N Austin( Book )
13 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,670 libraries worldwide
Happily-ever-after librarian Alice Ripley unexpectedly finds herself in a real-life adventure filled with mystery and romance in the 1930s as she serves rural communities in Kentucky
All things new by Lynn N Austin( Book )
18 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,664 libraries worldwide
In the aftermath of the Civil War, Josephine Weatherly vows to rebuild her family's once-grand Virginia plantation, but her privileged life has now turned into a daily struggle for survival
A woman's place : a novel by Lynn N Austin( Book )
17 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,600 libraries worldwide
While their men fight on far-flung battlefields, America's women help produce what's necessary for victory. In a Michigan shipyard, four female co-workers forge strong bonds of friendship
All she ever wanted by Lynn N Austin( Book )
14 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,440 libraries worldwide
"Lynn Austin presents a tale of family secrets, forgiveness, and reconcilation in the story of three generations of women: Kathleen, her mother, Eleanor, and her grandmother, Fiona. Each woman left home to escape her family's past and to start a new life"--Provided by publisher
A proper pursuit by Lynn N Austin( Book )
15 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,336 libraries worldwide
Set in Chicago during the time of the World's Fair, this is the story of Violet Hayes whose search to find her mother exposes the young woman to the world about her--from high society to the poor immigrant families; from the suffragette movement to the security of a suitable marriage match. As Violet contemplates what course her life will take, she will discover the missing parts of her family's past--and, ultimately, Violet will discover herself
Gods & kings : a novel by Lynn N Austin( Book )
18 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and Danish and held by 1,121 libraries worldwide
Gods and Kings is the story of King Hezekiah, heir to the throne of King David. When his evil father plots to sacrifice him, Hezekiah's mother, Abijah, searches frantically for a way to save him. But only two men can help her, and neither of them seems trustworthy. In a time and place engulfed by violence, treachery, and infidelity to Yahweh, Abijah and her son must discover the one true Source of strength if they are to save themselves and their country. Book 1 of Chronicles of the Kings
Eve's daughters by Lynn N Austin( Book )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in Dutch and English and held by 1,049 libraries worldwide
A novel of a family, this is the compelling story of four generations of women and the secret that has changed their lives. As a granddaughter's marriage unravels, only eighty-year-old Emma can free them from a legacy of wrong choices
Waves of mercy by Lynn N Austin( Book )
6 editions published in 2016 in English and Dutch and held by 1,006 libraries worldwide
Geesje de Jonge crossed the ocean at age seventeen with her parents and a small group of immigrants from the Netherlands to settle in the Michigan wilderness. Fifty years later, in 1897, she's asked to write a memoir of her early experiences as the town celebrates its anniversary. Reluctantly at first, she soon uncovers memories and emotions hidden all these years, including the story of her one true love. At the nearby Hotel Ottawa Resort, 23-year-old Anna Nicholson is trying to recover from a broken engagement. She begins having nightmares of being aboard a steamship during a violent storm, and begins to question who she is and whether she wants to return to her privileged life in Chicago. Neither Geesje nor Anna, who are different in every possible way, can foresee the life-altering revelations awaiting them before the summer ends. --
Song of redemption : a novel by Lynn N Austin( Book )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,001 libraries worldwide
"When King Hezekiah discovers that God's Law forbids him to take multiple wives, he must choose one woman to love. He must also choose to trust God's promises when he decides to rebel against his powerful Assyrian overlords"--Provided by publisher
Return to me by Lynn N Austin( Book )
8 editions published in 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 939 libraries worldwide
"After years in exile, Iddo and his grandson Zechariah follow God's leading home to Jerusalem, where they struggle to rebuild their lives and God's temple--bringing to life the biblical books of Ezra and Nehemiah"--
Faith of my fathers : a novel by Lynn N Austin( Book )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 930 libraries worldwide
"Hezekiah's unexpected death puts his son in charge. The new king's angry heart puts him at odds with his best friend--drawing battle lines down the middle of their fathers' kingdom"--Provided by publisher
Keepers of the covenant by Lynn N Austin( Book )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 856 libraries worldwide
"In a story drawn from the Old Testament books of Ezra and Nehemiah, Ezra, a Jewish scholar, is called upon to deliver his exiled people from Babylon to Jerusalem--but the fight to keep God's Law is never easy"--
On this foundation by Lynn N Austin( Book )
10 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Dutch and held by 829 libraries worldwide
"Inspired by the biblical account of Nehemiah, Jewish cupbearer to the King of Persia, this story tells of the many dangers in his return to Jerusalem and the great opposition his people faced in their efforts to rebuild the city wall"--
 
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Alternative Names
Austin, Lynn.
Lynn Austin Amerikaans romanschrijfster
لین آستین نویسنده آمریکایی
Languages
English (199)
Dutch (56)
German (22)
Swedish (8)
Danish (5)
Afrikaans (2)
Portuguese (1)
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