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Hedlund, Jody

Works: 83 works in 313 publications in 4 languages and 17,562 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Romance fiction  Historical fiction  Christian fiction  History  Religious fiction  Novels  Young adult works  Biographical fiction  Juvenile 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 1,260 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 1,157 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 1,146 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?"--
Together forever by Jody Hedlund( Book )

6 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and Dutch and held by 1,078 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
Hearts made whole by Jody Hedlund( Book )

6 editions published in 2015 in English and Dutch and held by 1,062 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 )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 950 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 947 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 930 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 887 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?"--
Searching for you by Jody Hedlund( Book )

8 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and German and held by 844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1850, Sophie Neumann flees New York with her two young charges after witnessing a crime. 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?"--
The doctor's lady by Jody Hedlund( Book )

8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 840 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
Rebellious heart by Jody Hedlund( Book )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 721 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 )

11 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and Dutch and held by 678 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 670 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
A reluctant bride by Jody Hedlund( Book )

4 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1862, Mercy escapes a bleak future in London and joins a bride ship. Wealthy and titled, Joseph becomes the ship's surgeon to avoid the pain of losing his family. He has no intention of settling down, but when Mercy becomes his assistant, they must fight against a forbidden love
For love & honor by Jody Hedlund( Book )

4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 583 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 566 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 554 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
Forever safe by Jody Hedlund( Book )

4 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in Dutch and English and held by 313 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 256 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. Wealthy Nathaniel Winthrop III's wild living has gained him a reputation as the 'bad boy' among the elite social circles of Newport. After a blow to the head in a yachting accident washes him up on Rose Island, Nathaniel has no memories of his past. Abbie tends the wounded stranger in her home only to realize he assumes they're married. Although she knows she needs to correct Nathaniel's mistake, his presence calms Gramps and provides a way to prevent eviction from the lighthouse. The longer the charade continues, the harder it gets for Abbie to tell Nathaniel the truth, more so as she begins to fall in love. Everyone she's ever loved has abandoned her. Will Nathaniel leave her too, once he discovers he's not really her husband?"--Back cover
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