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Hedlund, Jody

Works: 74 works in 278 publications in 4 languages and 15,695 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Romance fiction  Historical fiction  History  Christian fiction  Religious fiction  Novels  Biographical fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3608.E333, 813.6
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Jody Hedlund
With you always by Jody Hedlund( Book )

9 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a financial crisis in 1850s New York leaves three orphaned sisters nearly destitute, the oldest, Elise Neumann, knows she must take action. She's had experience as a seamstress, and the New York Children's Aid Society has established a special service: placing out seamstresses and trade girls. Even though Elise doesn't want to leave her sisters for a job in Illinois, she realizes this may be their last chance. The son of one of New York City's wealthiest entrepreneurs, Thornton Quincy faces a dilemma. His father is dying, and in order to decide which of his sons will inherit everything, he is requiring them to do two things in six months: build a sustainable town along the Illinois Central Railroad, and get married. Thornton is tired of standing in his twin brother's shadow and is determined to win his father's challenge. He doesn't plan on meeting a feisty young woman on his way west, though
The preacher's bride by Jody Hedlund( Book )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 1,163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1650s England, a young Puritan maiden is on a mission to save the baby of her newly widowed preacher--whether her assistance is wanted or not. Always ready to help those in need, Elizabeth ignores John's protests of her aid. She's even willing to risk her lone marriage prospect to help the little family. Yet Elizabeth's new role as nanny takes a dangerous turn when John's boldness from the pulpit makes him a target of political and religious leaders. As the preacher's enemies become desperate to silence him, they draw Elizabeth into a deadly web of deception. Finding herself in more danger than she ever bargained for, she's more determined than ever to save the child--and man--she's come to love
Love unexpected by Jody Hedlund( Book )

9 editions published between 2014 and 2018 in English and Dutch and held by 1,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Shipwrecked and stranded at Presque Isle port, Emma Chambers is in need of a home. Could the widowed Great Lakes lighthouse keeper and his young son be an answer to her prayer?"--
Hearts made whole by Jody Hedlund( Book )

6 editions published in 2015 in English and Dutch and held by 1,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1865, Caroline has tended the Windmill Point Lighthouse in Michigan since her father's death, but her home and livelihood are threatened when a wounded Civil War veteran arrives to take her place"--
Unending devotion by Jody Hedlund( Book )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lily Young's search for her lost sister takes her to Harrison, Michigan, where she meets Connell McCormick. Soon Lily has Connell's help, but the danger they face may cost them everything
Undaunted hope by Jody Hedlund( Book )

9 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Dutch and held by 936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Running from the mistakes of her past, Tessa Taylor heads to the uppermost reaches of Michigan, planning to serve as the new teacher of the children of miners. She quickly learns the town has requested a male teacher, but Percival Updegraff, superintendent and chief mine clerk, says she can stay through winter since it's too late to replace her. Tessa can't help but thank him and say she is in his debt. Determined to make herself irreplacable once spring thaw arrives, Tessa throws herself into her work, and soon two students have decided Miss Taylor is the right match for their grieving father. At the same time, charming assistant lightkeeper, Alex Bjorklund makes his interest known, surprising Tessa, who has never had men fight for her hand before. But not all is well as she feels that someone is tracking her every move, and she may not be able to escape the trap that has been laid for her
Captured by love by Jody Hedlund( Book )

12 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On occupied Mackinac Island, Voyageur Pierre Durant and local girl Angelique Labelle must decide where their loyalties lie, and what they will risk for love"--
A noble groom by Jody Hedlund( Book )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Widow Analisa Weiss needs a husband fast to help pay her land contract. Will her mail-order groom arrive before a mysterious new farmhand steals her heart?"--
The doctor's lady by Jody Hedlund( Book )

7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Priscilla knew God wanted her to be a missionary, not a wife. The missionary board declares the only way she can serve is to be married, and so she embarks on a marriage in name only ... a marriage that will test her spirit ... and the new longings of her heart
Together forever by Jody Hedlund( Book )

5 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marianne Neumann takes a job as a placing agent with the Children's Aid Society in hopes of finding her younger sister. In 1858 New York she finds it's not always easy to offer children a better life. Former schoolteacher Andrew Brady suffers from a grief that won't go away-- and keeps hidden a secret from his past. As the two team up to place orphans across Illinois, a shocking tragedy threatens their work-- and changes one of their lives forever
Rebellious heart by Jody Hedlund( Book )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Susanna's heart for the poor and Ben's disillusionment with British rule cross paths in 1763 Massachusetts, the two find themselves bound in a dangerous fight for justice"--
Newton and Polly : a novel of Amazing Grace by Jody Hedlund( Book )

10 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and Dutch and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Acclaimed novelist Jody Hedlund brings the real story of "Amazing Grace" to page in a thrilling tale of the love story of John Newton and Polly Catlett"--
Luther and Katharina : a novel of love and rebellion by Jody Hedlund( Book )

11 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Dutch and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After reading the writings of Martin Luther, sixteenth-century nun Katharina von Bora is awakened to her attraction for the religious reformer, and in spite of their differences and convictions, she and Luther begin to form a profound bond
For love & honor by Jody Hedlund( Book )

4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lady Sabine is harboring a skin blemish, one, that if revealed, could cause her to be branded as a witch, put her life in danger, and damage her chances of making a good marriage. After all, what nobleman would want to marry a woman so flawed? Sir Bennet is returning home to protect his family from an imminent attack by neighboring lords who seek repayment of debts. Without fortune or means to pay those debts, Sir Bennet realizes his only option is to make a marriage match with a wealthy noblewoman. As a man of honor, he loathes the idea of courting a woman for her money, but with time running out for his family's safety, what other choice does he have? As Lady Sabine and Sir Bennet are thrust together under dangerous circumstances, will they both be able to learn to trust each other enough to share their deepest secrets? Or will those secrets ultimately lead to their demise?
A daring sacrifice by Jody Hedlund( Book )

4 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a reverse twist on the Robin Hood story, a young medieval maiden stands up for the rights of the mistreated, stealing from the rich to give to the poor, but she never anticipates falling in love with the wealthy knight who represents all she's come to despise"--
An uncertain choice by Jody Hedlund( Book )

8 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the eve of her eighteenth birthday, orphaned Lady Rosemarie must marry the noblest knight or keep an ancient vow to become a nun
Searching for you by Jody Hedlund( Book )

4 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1850. After witnessing a crime, Sophie Neumann needs to flee New York with her two young charges. She manages to find passage to Illinois on an orphan train, with the aid of the Children's Aid Society. Reinhold Weiss has finally purchased his own small farm when an old friend shows up, pleading for help. But how can he help her when mounting debts and past scars still haunt him? -- adapted from back cover and perusal of text
Forever safe by Jody Hedlund( Book )

4 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in Dutch and English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heiress to a vast fortune, Victoria Cole has everything she wants, including the perfect fiancé. Having left two other men at the altar, Victoria is sure that now she's found her true love and will finally live happily ever after. As her wedding draws near, however, Victoria's life is threatened. To keep her safe, Victoria's father hires a bodyguard. Tom Cushman's number one priority is protecting his clients, which means no personal entanglements. But he's never guarded someone as beautiful and winsome as Victoria. After a near-kidnapping, the wedding is canceled, and Tom hides Victoria at Cape Cod's Race Point Lighthouse until her attacker can be found. Appointed as assistant light keeper with Victoria posing as his wife, Tom believes the isolation of the lighthouse will keep her safe
Never forget by Jody Hedlund( Book )

4 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and Dutch and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Abbie Watson is content to spend her days clamming, crabbing, and tending Rose Island Lighthouse. Her grandpa is the head light keeper, but his senility may lead to their eviction. Since leaving the island would kill her beloved Gramps, Abbie will do anything to keep him in the one place he knows and loves."
The preacher's bride by Jody Hedlund( )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No matter the sacrifice, Elizabeth Whitbread would serve a wounded family. No matter the danger, John Costin was determined to speak God's word. Neither expected to fall in love. As enemies threaten to silence Costin, and those close to him, will following their hearts cost John and Elizabeth everything?
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