A Searching Heart (#02 in Prairie Legacy Series)
In The Tender Years , Virginia Simpson managed to struggle through adolescence and was looking forward to stepping into adulthood. When her graduation day arrives, she walks to the podium as the class valedictorian to the proud grins of her...
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In The Tender Years, Virginia Simpson managed to struggle through adolescence and was looking forward to stepping into adulthood. When her graduation day arrives, she walks to the podium as the class valedictorian to the proud grins of her grandparents, Marty and Clark Davis. College beckoned, and life seemed to be well in hand.
She thought she would feel different. Like an adult, with an inner knowledge that she was on the edge of the nest, ready to try her own wings. And then circumstances began swirling around her, making her rethink her plans and reevaluate her priorities.
If she only knew what the future held?
Returning to the legacy of Marty and Clark Davis from the Love Comes Softly series, Janette Oke has again fashioned a touching frontier series for fans of all ages. Picking up twenty years after Belinda's story from Love Finds a Home, A Prairie Legacy series follows Marty and Clark's grandchildren as they grow in faith and maturity. Heartwarming, and as familiar as a smiling face, Janette Oke's writing introduces a whole new generation of characters for both a new generation of readers and dedicated fans alike
As graduation day approaches, 18-year-old Virginia Simpson is more than ready to head off to college, reunite with her childhood sweetheart and finally be allowed to embrace the freedom of adulthood. But when a family crisis forces her to abandon her plans, she learns the deeper meaning of 'growing into adulthood'.
Virginia Simpson is about to graduate from high school and continue her education at college when a family crisis derails her plans. She comes to feel that the rest of the world is moving on without her.
Janette Oke was born in Champion, Alberta, Canada, during the depression years. She graduated from Mountain View Bible College in Alberta where she met her husband, Edward. They married in 1957 and served in churches in Calgary and Edmonton, Canada, and Indiana. Oke writes historical novels which portray the lives of early North American settlers from many walks of life and geographical settings. She also writes engaging children's stories and inspiring gift books that warm the heart. Oke published her first book, Love Comes Softly, in 1979. This book experienced immediate success and became a series. She has won a number of awards including the Gold Medallion Award, The Christy Award of Excellence, the 1992 Presidents Award for her significant contribution to the category of Christian fiction from the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association, and in 1999, the Life Impact Award from the Christian Booksellers Association International. Her books have been translated into fourteen languages. Oke has published some 75 books including, The Canadian West, Seasons of the Heart and Women of the West. Her most recent releases include a beautiful childrens picture book, I Wonder...Did Jesus Have a Pet Lamb and The Songs of Acadia series, co-written with T. Davis Bunn. - Publisher.