Books by Janette Oke

Where Trust Lies

This is the second in the authors’ Return to the Canadian West series. Like the first book in the series, it is low on romance and rich in the drama of daily life. I think that would have worked better if the book had not also had the tendency to veer towards a travelogue. The fairly high grade fo ...

Where Courage Calls

Back in my middle school and high school years Janette Oke was one of my favorite authors. Her books about the Canadian West contained fabulous characters, sweet romances and a subtle message of the Christian faith that transcended denominations and went straight to the heart. When I heard she was e ...

Love Comes Softly

Love Comes Softly is an important book. If Kathleen Woodiwiss' The Flame and the Flower changed the romance fiction market forever in 1972, in 1979 Love Comes Softly did something of the same thing for the Christian romance market which had been stagnating since the death of Grace Livingston Hill in ...