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Snelling, Lauraine

Overview
Works: 542 works in 1,825 publications in 1 language and 106,592 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Christian fiction  Romance fiction  Historical fiction  Religious fiction  Western fiction  History  Bildungsromans  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 )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 2,286 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 )

19 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 2,275 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
Sophie's dilemma by Lauraine Snelling( Book )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 2,176 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
No distance too far by Lauraine Snelling( Book )

10 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 2,164 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?
A touch of Grace by Lauraine Snelling( Book )

23 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2,153 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 2,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ranch means everything to her. Will tragedy shatter her dream?
A new day rising by Lauraine Snelling( Book )

23 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,051 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
Amethyst by Lauraine Snelling( Book )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,017 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 )

7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 2,007 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
A land to call home by Lauraine Snelling( Book )

22 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 1,985 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 measure of mercy by Lauraine Snelling( Book )

11 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,971 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 heart for home by Lauraine Snelling( Book )

18 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,956 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
To everything a season by Lauraine Snelling( Book )

15 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,931 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"--
The reapers' song by Lauraine Snelling( Book )

27 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 1,926 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 )

15 editions published in 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,908 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
Believing the dream by Lauraine Snelling( Book )

18 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Time and distanc have created a rift between Thorliff and Anji Baard, his childhood sweetheart. The only bright sopt in his life is his job at the newspaper
Tender mercies by Lauraine Snelling( Book )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 1,836 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?
One perfect day : a novel by Lauraine Snelling( Book )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,824 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 )

17 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,821 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"--
Daughter of Twin Oaks by Lauraine Snelling( Book )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 1,773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of a young woman's brave attempt to save her family's legacy during the Civil War
 
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A promise for Ellie
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RubySophie's dilemmaNo distance too farA touch of GraceOpalA new day risingAmethystValley of dreams
Alternative Names
Lauraine Snelling American writer

Lauraine Snelling Amerikaans romanschrijfster

Lauraine Snelling escritora estadounidense

Lauraine Snelling scriitoare americană

Lauraine Snelling US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin

Languages
English (314)