Finley, Martha 1828-1909
Most widely held works about Martha Finley
Most widely held works by Martha Finley
Elsie Dinsmore by Martha Finley ( Book )
86 editions published between 1806 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,005 libraries worldwide
Living with her uncle's family on a southern plantation in the mid-nineteenth century, motherless eight-year-old Elsie finds it difficult to establish a relationship with her worldly father who seems indifferent to her religious principles.
Elsie's endless wait ( Book )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 531 libraries worldwide
In the 1840's, eight-year-old heiress Elsie Dinsmore has only her Christian faith and the hope of love from the father she has never met to sustain her while living on a southern plantation with relatives who care little for her and disapprove of her strong religious principles.
Elsie's impossible choice ( Book )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 470 libraries worldwide
Having refused to violate her religious principles, even at her father's command, nine-year-old Elsie and her father both suffer terribly during his recuperation from a serious illness, especially since his stepmother encourages the rift between them.
Elsie's new life ( Book )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 445 libraries worldwide
During her tenth summer, Elsie is reunited with old friends, travels throughout New England, and introduces her father to the woman who will become her new mother.
Elsie's stolen heart ( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 425 libraries worldwide
While visiting an elderly, eccentric great-aunt in Ohio, eighteen-year-old Elsie is courted by a young man who has been sent by her uncle Arthur to win not only her hand, but her fortune as well.
Elsie's holidays at Roselands by Martha Finley ( Book )
22 editions published between 1876 and 2009 in English and held by 372 libraries worldwide
Eight-year-old Elsie believes that obeying a request her father has made would violate her conscience, and she must refuse him. He, in turn, believes Elsie is being willful and disobedient, failing to see her refusal as a matter of her deep, abiding faith in God.
Elsie's troubled times ( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 347 libraries worldwide
As Elsie and Edward experience the joys of parenthood, the Civil War begins and ends, with terrible losses to their families.
Elsie's great hope ( Book )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 339 libraries worldwide
Elsie and her family endure tragedies as well as experience the joys of life in the 1870s.
Elsie's true love ( Book )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 339 libraries worldwide
Elsie, now twenty-one years old, wishes to marry an old friend but her father decrees she must first learn to manage her inheritance, including her mother's Louisiana sugar plantation and its slaves.
Elsie's tender mercies ( Book )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 334 libraries worldwide
Elsie Dinsmore Travilla, who has always tried to live a truly Christian life, and her family return to Ion Plantation after the Civil War to discover that old hatreds run deep and that they must rely on their faith to withstand the violence of the Ku Klux Klan.
Millie's courageous days : based on the beloved books by Martha Finley ( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 291 libraries worldwide
Millie's family is living on the frontier. Their faith in God have kept them strong as they face each new day. However, Millie's faith receives a blow when she loses her best friend to an accident.
Elsie's girlhood by Martha Finley ( Book )
32 editions published between 1872 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 285 libraries worldwide
As Elsie Dinsmore grows up and becomes a young woman, her family also experiences major changes when her father remarries.
Elsie's motherhood by Martha Finley ( Book )
21 editions published between 1876 and 2009 in English and Russian and held by 283 libraries worldwide
Elsie and her husband Edward take delight in their burgeoning family in the aftermath of the Civil War.
Millie's faithful heart : book four of the A life of faith: Millie Keith series, based on the beloved books by Martha Finley ( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 254 libraries worldwide
Millie is at Roselands Plantations, recovering from an illness. However, her cousin, Elsie's, world is so different from the frontier life of Indiana. Millie prays for the strength to learn without becoming corrupted.
Millie's unsettled season by K. R Hamilton ( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 254 libraries worldwide
Millie Keith is moving from Ohio to Indiana with her family and her Christian faith must sustain her through the journey.
Violet's turning point by Martha Finley ( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 252 libraries worldwide
Violet and her friends visit New York City, expecting a pleasant summer holiday but things quickly become complicated. Will her faith sustain her as she struggles to protect her loved ones from harm?
Millie's remarkable journey : book three of the A life of faith: Millie Keith series, based on the beloved books by Martha Finley ( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 252 libraries worldwide
Events coincide to send Millie south to her Uncle's plantation where she is able to see the ills of slavery firsthand. Does Millie have the strength to speak out against such evil?
Elsie's kith and kin by Martha Finley ( Book )
20 editions published between 1885 and 2010 in English and held by 247 libraries worldwide
An unexpected windfall allows Captain Raymond to resign from the Navy and set up household at Woodburn, Lulu finally learns the value of controlling her temper when she accidently hurts her baby sister during a fit of anger, and the family rushes to be with Edward after he is injured in a train wreck.
Elsie's womanhood by Martha Finley ( Book )
27 editions published between 1875 and 2010 in English and Russian and held by 239 libraries worldwide
Elsie marries her beloved Edward, and has four children. Her family is touched by the War Between the States.
Millie's fiery trial : book eight of the A life of faith : Millie Keith series by Martha Finley ( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 238 libraries worldwide
"Millie has dreamed of serving the Lord in the foreign mission field, but the reality of bringing Christ to Bolivia may be more than she bargained for"--P.  of cover.
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