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Snelling, Lauraine

Overview
Works: 584 works in 1,974 publications in 1 language and 108,188 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Christian fiction  Romance fiction  Historical fiction  Western fiction  Domestic fiction  Religious fiction  Christmas stories  Pastoral fiction  Braille books 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3569.N39, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Lauraine Snelling
Ruby by Lauraine Snelling( Book )

21 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 2,239 WorldCat member 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
A promise for Ellie by Lauraine Snelling( Book )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 2,212 WorldCat member 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
An untamed land by Lauraine Snelling( Book )

26 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,149 WorldCat member 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
No distance too far by Lauraine Snelling( Book )

10 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 2,130 WorldCat member 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?
Sophie's dilemma by Lauraine Snelling( Book )

18 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 2,091 WorldCat member 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
A touch of Grace by Lauraine Snelling( Book )

24 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 2,087 WorldCat member 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 )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ranch means everything to her. Will tragedy shatter her dream?
Amethyst by Lauraine Snelling( Book )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,979 WorldCat member 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
Valley of dreams by Lauraine Snelling( Book )

8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,979 WorldCat member 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
To everything a season by Lauraine Snelling( Book )

16 editions published in 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,958 WorldCat member 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"--
A measure of mercy by Lauraine Snelling( Book )

12 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,939 WorldCat member 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?
A land to call home by Lauraine Snelling( Book )

25 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 1,939 WorldCat member 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 )

20 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,938 WorldCat member 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
The reapers' song by Lauraine Snelling( Book )

29 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 1,886 WorldCat member 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
Whispers in the wind by Lauraine Snelling( Book )

16 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With a secretive widow, a love-struck cowboy, and a suspicious rancher standing in her way, will Cassie ever fulfill her father's last wish?
Tender mercies by Lauraine Snelling( Book )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 1,807 WorldCat member 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?
A new day rising by Lauraine Snelling( Book )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,801 WorldCat member 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
One perfect day : a novel by Lauraine Snelling( Book )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"CBA bestselling author Lauraine Snelling delivers an emotional punch in a captivating contemporary novel about two women whose faith and family are tested by an event that is both devastating and miraculous"--Provided by the publisher
A harvest of hope by Lauraine Snelling( Book )

18 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the early 1900s, Miriam Hastings leaves Chicago after burying her mother and returns to Blessing, North Dakota, to carry on her nursing studies. Despite her continued resistance, Trygve Knutson continues his pursuit of her heart"--
An untamed heart by Lauraine Snelling( Book )

8 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After the loss of her first love, is Ingeborg Strand willing to marry a stranger--however kind--for the promise of a new life in America? The prequel to the RED RIVER OF THE NORTH series"--
 
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A promise for Ellie
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A promise for EllieAn untamed landNo distance too farSophie's dilemmaA touch of GraceOpalAmethystValley of dreams
Alternative Names
Lauraine Snelling American writer

Lauraine Snelling Amerikaans romanschrijfster

Lauraine Snelling écrivaine américaine

Lauraine Snelling escriptora estatunidenca

Lauraine Snelling escritora estadounidense

Lauraine Snelling novelista estauxunidense

Lauraine Snelling scriitoare americană

Lauraine Snelling US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin

Languages
English (331)