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Snelling, Lauraine

Overview
Works: 620 works in 2,175 publications in 1 language and 109,144 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Christian fiction  Romance fiction  Historical fiction  Domestic fiction  Western fiction  Fiction  Religious fiction  Christmas stories  Pastoral fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3569.N39, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Lauraine Snelling
A promise for Ellie by Lauraine Snelling( Book )

22 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 2,220 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
Ruby by Lauraine Snelling( Book )

23 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 2,189 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
No distance too far by Lauraine Snelling( Book )

24 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 2,125 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?
An untamed land by Lauraine Snelling( Book )

28 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,112 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
A touch of Grace by Lauraine Snelling( Book )

27 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 2,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life in Blessing, North Dakota, becomes difficult when courageous and gentle Grace Knutson is presented with an agonizing dilema
Sophie's dilemma by Lauraine Snelling( Book )

19 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 2,056 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
To everything a season by Lauraine Snelling( Book )

15 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,982 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"--
Valley of dreams by Lauraine Snelling( Book )

8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,968 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
Blessing in disguise by Lauraine Snelling( Book )

27 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 1,953 WorldCat member 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
A measure of mercy by Lauraine Snelling( Book )

13 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,922 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?
Rebecca's reward by Lauraine Snelling( Book )

31 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 1,922 WorldCat member 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
A heart for home by Lauraine Snelling( Book )

18 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,907 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
Tender mercies by Lauraine Snelling( Book )

23 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 1,898 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 land to call home by Lauraine Snelling( Book )

20 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 1,877 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
Whispers in the wind by Lauraine Snelling( Book )

19 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,862 WorldCat member 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
The reapers' song by Lauraine Snelling( Book )

24 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 1,852 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
A harvest of hope by Lauraine Snelling( Book )

21 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,789 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"--
A new day rising by Lauraine Snelling( Book )

15 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,750 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
An untamed heart by Lauraine Snelling( Book )

9 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,740 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"--
One perfect day : a novel by Lauraine Snelling( Book )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,739 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
 
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A promise for Ellie
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RubyNo distance too farAn untamed landA touch of GraceSophie's dilemmaValley of dreamsBlessing in disguiseA measure of mercy
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 romancista norte-americana

Lauraine Snelling scriitoare americană

Lauraine Snelling scrittrice statunitense

Lauraine Snelling shkrimtare amerikane

Lauraine Snelling US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin

Lauraine Snelling yhdysvaltalainen kirjailija

Languages
English (398)