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Austin, Lynn N.

Works: 186 works in 919 publications in 7 languages and 45,658 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Historical fiction  Christian fiction  History  Religious fiction  Romance fiction  Domestic fiction  Bildungsromans  War fiction  Bible fiction 
Roles: Author, Actor
Classifications: PS3551.U839, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Lynn N Austin
Most widely held works by Lynn N Austin
Until we reach home by Lynn N Austin( Book )

26 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life in Sweden seems like an endless winter for three sisters after their mother's death and father's suicide. Elin feels the weight of responsibility for her sisters' welfare, and when circumstances become unbearable, she writes to her relatives in America, pleading for help. Joining sixteen million other immigrants who lefft their homelands for America between 1890 and 1920, Elin, Kirsten, and Sofia begin the long, difficult journey. Enduring the ocean voyage in steerage and detention on Ellis Island, their story is America's story. And in a journey fraught with hardships, each woman will come to understand her secret longings and the meaning of home
All things new by Lynn N Austin( Book )

22 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the aftermath of the Civil War, Josephine Weatherly vows to rebuild her family's once-grand Virginia plantation, but her privileged life has now turned into a daily struggle for survival
Candle in the darkness by Lynn N Austin( Book )

28 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Civil War, Caroline Fletcher, the daughter of a wealthy slaveholding family, is drawn into the abolitionist movement, where she is confronted with the risks and sacrifices her beliefs entail
Wonderland Creek by Lynn N Austin( Book )

22 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Happily-ever-after librarian Alice Ripley unexpectedly finds herself in a real-life adventure filled with mystery and romance in the 1930s as she serves rural communities in Kentucky
Fire by night by Lynn N Austin( Book )

25 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One deceived by a life of wealth and ease. The other desperate to flee her true identity. In a land shattered by war, unlikely heroes test the limits of their strength and discover that love has a meaning far beyond their imagination
Though waters roar : [a novel] by Lynn N Austin( Book )

20 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Languishing in a jail cell, Harriet Sherwood has plenty of time to sift through the memories of the three generations of women who have preceded her. As each story emerges, the strength of her family--and their deep faith in God--brings Harriet to the discovery of her own goals
A light to my path by Lynn N Austin( Book )

21 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Never in her life did Kitty make a decision for herself. She was raised on a South Carolina plantation as the pet of her white master's daughter. Now, as a young adult, she must find the strength and faith to make the biggest decision ever. Will she stay with her master and go south to avoid the Yankees or take off tonight for the north with Grady, the field slave she has come to love?
While we're far apart by Lynn N Austin( Book )

23 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In an unassuming apartment building in Brooklyn, New York, three lives intersect as the reality of war invades their lives. Young Esther is heartbroken when her father decides to enlist in the army shortly after the death of her mother. Penny Goodrich has been in love with Eddie Shaffer for as long as she can remember; now that Eddie's wife is dead, Penny feels that she's been given a second chance and offers to care for his children, hoping he will finally notice her and marry her after the war. And elderly Mr. Mendel, the landlord, waits for the war to end to hear what has happened to his son trapped in war-torn Hungary"--Page 2 of cover
Hidden places : a novel by Lynn N Austin( Book )

31 editions published between 2001 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 1,797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young widow Eliza, left alone to run Wyatt Orchards and raise three children, does not know how she is going to manage, when a stranger, Gabe, appears at her doorstep and turns out to be the answer to her prayers
A woman's place : a novel by Lynn N Austin( Book )

21 editions published between 2006 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 1,698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While their men fight on far-flung battlefields, America's women help produce what's necessary for victory. In a Michigan shipyard, four female co-workers forge strong bonds of friendship
All she ever wanted by Lynn N Austin( Book )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lynn Austin presents a tale of family secrets, forgiveness, and reconcilation in the story of three generations of women: Kathleen, her mother, Eleanor, and her grandmother, Fiona. Each woman left home to escape her family's past and to start a new life"--Provided by publisher
Return to me by Lynn N Austin( Book )

15 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After years in exile, Iddo and his grandson Zechariah follow God's leading home to Jerusalem, where they struggle to rebuild their lives and God's temple--bringing to life the biblical books of Ezra and Nehemiah"--
Waves of mercy by Lynn N Austin( Book )

12 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and Dutch and held by 1,421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geesje de Jonge crossed the ocean at age seventeen with her parents and a small group of immigrants from the Netherlands to settle in the Michigan wilderness. Fifty years later, in 1897, she's asked to write a memoir of her early experiences as the town celebrates its anniversary. Reluctantly at first, she soon uncovers memories and emotions hidden all these years, including the story of her one true love. At the nearby Hotel Ottawa Resort, 23-year-old Anna Nicholson is trying to recover from a broken engagement. She begins having nightmares of being aboard a steamship during a violent storm, and begins to question who she is and whether she wants to return to her privileged life in Chicago. Neither Geesje nor Anna, who are different in every possible way, can foresee the life-altering revelations awaiting them before the summer ends. --
A proper pursuit by Lynn N Austin( Book )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Chicago during the time of the World's Fair, this is the story of Violet Hayes whose search to find her mother exposes the young woman to the world about her--from high society to the poor immigrant families; from the suffragette movement to the security of a suitable marriage match. As Violet contemplates what course her life will take, she will discover the missing parts of her family's past--and, ultimately, Violet will discover herself
Gods & kings : a novel by Lynn N Austin( Book )

22 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gods and Kings is the story of King Hezekiah, heir to the throne of King David. When his evil father plots to sacrifice him, Hezekiah's mother, Abijah, searches frantically for a way to save him. But only two men can help her, and neither of them seems trustworthy. In a time and place engulfed by violence, treachery, and infidelity to Yahweh, Abijah and her son must discover the one true Source of strength if they are to save themselves and their country. Book 1 of Chronicles of the Kings
Faith of my fathers : a novel by Lynn N Austin( Book )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and Danish and held by 1,163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hezekiah's unexpected death puts his son in charge. The new king's angry heart puts him at odds with his best friend--drawing battle lines down the middle of their fathers' kingdom"--Provided by publisher
Song of redemption : a novel by Lynn N Austin( Book )

18 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When King Hezekiah discovers that God's Law forbids him to take multiple wives, he must choose one woman to love. He must also choose to trust God's promises when he decides to rebel against his powerful Assyrian overlords"--Provided by publisher
Where we belong by Lynn N Austin( Book )

10 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Despite Victorian society's strict rules for women, Rebecca and Flora Hawes' desire for adventure has led them to the Sinai Desert. Accompanied by their young butler and their maid, the sisters search for a biblical manuscript. On their exotic journey, they experience challenges and wonders, and recall the events that brought them to this time and place."--ONIX annotation
Keepers of the covenant by Lynn N Austin( Book )

21 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a story drawn from the Old Testament books of Ezra and Nehemiah, Ezra, a Jewish scholar, is called upon to deliver his exiled people from Babylon to Jerusalem--but the fight to keep God's Law is never easy"--
Among the gods by Lynn N Austin( Book )

19 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fleeing King Manasseh's tyranny, Joshua leads the faithful remnant to their new home in Egypt. But as years pass, Joshua's desire for vengeance becomes an obsession. Blinded by hatred, he makes rash decisions, placing his loved ones in jeopardy. Amid Joshua's turmoil comes an unexpected awakening of love--a love that burns so intensely it draws him from the dark inner seclusion where he often retreats. But what will it take for him to grasp the great love his heavenly Father has for him ... and for the chosen people of Judah?"--Page 4 of cover
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Fire by night
Candle in the darknessWonderland CreekFire by nightThough waters roar : [a novel]A light to my pathWhile we're far apartHidden places : a novelA woman's place : a novel
Alternative Names
Austin, Lynn.

Austin, Lynn, 1949-

Lynn Austin Amerikaans romanschrijfster

Lynn Austin novelista estadounidense

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