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Snelling, Lauraine

Overview
Works: 487 works in 1,737 publications in 1 language and 105,715 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Romance fiction  Christian fiction  Historical fiction  Western fiction  Religious fiction  Domestic fiction  Pastoral fiction  Juvenile works  History 
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 measure of mercy by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
20 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 2,320 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?
Ruby by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
20 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 2,295 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."--Page 4 of cover
Sophie's dilemma by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
21 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 2,265 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 2013 in English and held by 2,231 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 promise for Ellie by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
19 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 2,222 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
No distance too far by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
20 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 2,185 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 touch of Grace by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
26 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,168 libraries worldwide
Life in Blessing, North Dakota, becomes difficult when courageous and gentle Grace Knutson is presented with an agonizing dilema
Opal by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
16 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,161 libraries worldwide
The ranch means everything to her. Will tragedy shatter her dream?
Amethyst by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
18 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,054 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 )
25 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,053 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
Valley of dreams by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
9 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 2,009 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
A land to call home by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
22 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,005 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
A heart for home by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
21 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,981 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
Rebecca's reward by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
26 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,970 libraries worldwide
Nineteen-year-old Rebecca Baard travels from Blessing, North Dakota, to Bismarck to learn how to operate a soda shop, but she begins to question her ambitions when she is enamored by the attention she receives from a charming young man
The reapers' song by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
29 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,940 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
Pearl by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
14 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 1,934 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
To everything a season by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
15 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,923 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"--
Blessing in disguise by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
18 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,913 libraries worldwide
The Bjorklund family has received word that Augusta Bjorklund is on her way from Norway to join them in North Dakota. When the train arrives in the town of Blessing with no Augusta aboard, the worried family hopes she will be on the train in the morning. But only her trunk arrives, so Bridget Bjorklund insists that Hjelmer, Augusta's brother, go find her. Augusta, after discovering her intended bridegroom had married someone else, decided to leave her broken heart in Norway and start a new life in America helping her mother run her boardinghouse. 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. When she arrives at the end of the line, she is met by a handsome young rancher, Kane Moyer, waiting for his Norwegian mail-order bride
Whispers in the wind by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
10 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,884 libraries worldwide
With a secretive widow, a love-struck cowboy and a suspicious rancher standing in her way, Cassie Lockwood struggles to fulfill her father's dream of starting a horse ranch among the Black Hills of South Dakota
Tender mercies by Lauraine Snelling( Book )
20 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 1,877 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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Alternative Names
Lauraine Snelling American writer
Lauraine Snelling Amerikaans romanschrijfster
Lauraine Snelling escritora estadounidense
Lauraine Snelling scriitoare americană
Lauraine Snelling US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin
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English (381)
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