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Elmer, Robert

Overview
Works: 134 works in 291 publications in 2 languages and 9,430 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction  History  Detective and mystery fiction  Christian fiction  Bildungsromans  Historical fiction  Romance fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3555.L44, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robert Elmer
The duet : a novel by Robert Elmer( Book )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Widowed farmer Gerrit Appeldoom and sophisticated piano teacher Joan Horton form an unlikely attachment to each other after meeting during Gerrit's granddaughter's lesson, but their growing relationship must face the challenges of their different lifestyles, beliefs, and pasts
The celebrity : a novel by Robert Elmer( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jamie Lane is a big-time crooner--a bit like Frank Sinatra, a bit like Yanni. He's made millions, but he staggers from concert to concert joylessly. He's burned out. W hen his mother, afflicted both with Alzheimer's and emphysema, dies, Jamie cuts his locks, takes a name from a character in the film Roman Holiday, and returns to his mother's hometown in Oregon. There he stays in a monastery and works at a bakery, and when informed of problems in the town that money can solve, he plays angel. He also falls in love with a young Christian teacher, Anne Stewart, who is slowly coming to her feet after a car crash left her with brain damage. But eventually Jamie's secret is found out, and he must return to being famous. Or must he?
Wildflowers of Terezin by Robert Elmer( Book )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When nurse Hanne Abrahamsen impulsively shields Steffen Petersen from a nosy Gestapo agent, she's convinced the Lutheran pastor is involved in the Danish Underground. Nothing could be further from the truth. But the truth is hard to come by in the fall of 1943 when Copenhagen is placed under martial law and Denmark's Jews--including Hanne--suddenly face deportation to the Nazi prison camp at Terezin, Czechoslovakia. Days darken and danger mounts. Steffen's faith deepens as he takes greater risks to protect Hanne. But are either of them willing to pay the ultimate price for their love?
Like always : a novel by Robert Elmer( Book )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When forty-five-year-old Merit Sullivan discovers that she is pregnant, and devastating news forces a big decision, Merit and her husband Will must reexamine their faith and their devotion to each other
Homespun harvest by Robert Elmer( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With the holidays drawing near, Charlotte is starting to feel the pinch of having three extra mouths to feed. Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and a cooking demonstration--plus a little nudging from her good friends--inspires Charlotte to start a pie-baking business to bring in some extra income during this busy time of year. She recruits her grandkids to help, hoping to pass on the family's recipes as well as their traditions. But when her business takes off, the whole thing becomes bigger than any of them ever imagined--or wanted. Meanwhile, Sam is pining for a car, Emily is on a campaign to improve the food served at Bedford High, and Christopher befriends a lonely outsider whose one mistake leads to a life-and-death situation. In the midst of so many trials, will Charlotte be able to maintain a spirit of thankfulness? Will she even have anything to be thankful for?"--Page [4] cover
Into the flames by Robert Elmer( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Their work delivering newspapers for the Danish underground lands twins Peter and Elise in a Nazi prison where they experience firsthand the importance of faith
A way through the sea by Robert Elmer( Book )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and German and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1943, when the Germans plan to send all Danish Jews to prison camps, Peter and Elise, eleven-year-old twins, face danger trying to help their Jewish friend Henrik escape to Sweden
Beyond the river by Robert Elmer( Book )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and German and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While visiting their cousins' farm on the west coast of Denmark in the summer of 1944, eleven-year-old twins Peter and Elise learn the power of prayer as they work to rescue a downed British pilot
Far from the storm by Robert Elmer( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and German and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After World War II, Peter and Elise seek to discover who is trying to destroy Uncle Morten for his work with the Danish Underground
Chasing the wind by Robert Elmer( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just after the surrender of Germany in World War II, three Danish children are trapped aboard a renegade German submarine attempting to escape to South America with Nazi treasure
April's hope by Robert Elmer( Book )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heather Creek Farm has been voted Adams County Farm of the Year, and the Stevenson family will be holding an open house to celebrate the honor. But heavy spring rains threaten the big event, and when Hannah and Frank Carter<U+2019>s fields flood just before planting season, the whole farming community must come together to save their neighbors<U+2019> livelihood. Christopher is thrilled to be able to use his weather station to monitor the extreme weather, but Emily's upcoming birthday is threatening to be a wash-out. Meanwhile, Sam is developing a new interest at school<U+2014>and her name is Arielle. Through it all Charlotte and Bob see glimmers of hope that their family is starting to feel at home on Heather Creek Farm
Follow the star by Robert Elmer( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1945 in Denmark, thirteen-year-old brother and sister Peter and Elise try to help their Jewish friend Henrik when his mother and a friend of hers are arrested by the Russians and accused of being spies
Escape to Murray River by Robert Elmer( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and German and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1868, after their father is wrongfully convicted and deported on the last prison ship to Australia, twelve-year-old Patrick and the rest of the McWaid family determine to stay together and follow him to the far-off continent
The recital : a novel by Robert Elmer( Book )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Gerrit and Joan discovered the beauty of second chances when they fell in love. But life isn't "happily ever after" when the widowed dairy farmer and big-city piano teacher get married. When they move to Chicago to pursue a teaching opportunity for Joan, Gerrit the country boy must find new purpose in an unfamiliar urban world. It?s not an easy change for him, but his friendship with Zhao, a visiting Chinese musician, begins to give him new purpose. Meanwhile, Joan tries to accept her husband for who he is, even as she struggles to find her place as a music professor in this clash between small-town values and big-city ways."--Publisher's description
Captive at Kangaroo Springs by Robert Elmer( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in German and English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Australia, having settled with their family in a kind but mysterious riverboat captain's shantyhouse, twelve-year-old Patrick and his older sister Becky are captured by bushrangers. Bushrangers take Patrick's sister hostage, then Patrick is captured. Can they find a way to stop the bounty hunters' terrible plan?
A light in the castle by Robert Elmer( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1945, while taking a train to Copenhagen to meet the King, Peter and Elise meet a man with a strange clocklike device and later have other strange adventures and encounters
Touch the sky by Robert Elmer( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Denmark in 1946, thirteen-year-old Peter, his twin sister Elise, and their friend Henrik find themselves involved in a sinister plot to keep a group of Jews from reaching what they hope will become their new homeland in Eretz Israel
Prayers and promises by Robert Elmer( Book )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harvest is in full swing, with Pete grumbling about the age and state of repair the old farm equipment is in as well as thinking about proposing to Dana. Sam is dragging his feet about checking into colleges, bad attitude and doesn't understand why Arielle is put off about him. Emily is working diligently on her school project and Christopher has a secret on the hill. The Stevensons are busy with fall and all the work that goes with it. Will Pete ever get around to proposing? Will Emily find her grandmother's wedding pictures? Who has been driving in the field around Christopher's secret spot?
Rescue at Boomerang Bend by Robert Elmer( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Australia in 1868, twelve-year-old Patrick continues to search for his missing father, who has been convicted of a crime he did not commit and has been forced into hiding out in the bush
Dingo Creek challenge by Robert Elmer( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In late nineteenth-century Australia, as tension mounts between the white settlers and a band of aborigines at Dingo Creek, thirteen-year-old Patrick takes sides when he helps teach the aborigines about how to play cricket
 
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The duet : a novel
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The celebrity : a novelWildflowers of TerezinLike always : a novelInto the flamesA way through the seaFar from the stormChasing the windFollow the star
Languages
English (78)

German (9)