When Calls the Heart #09: Heart and Soul
As the stagecoach rumbles across the dirt road, a familiar voice calls out to Jack. Rosemary is eager to welcome Jack and Elizabeth home but she is caught off guard when she realizes Elizabeth isn't in the coach. Jack explains...
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As the stagecoach rumbles across the dirt road, a familiar voice calls out to Jack. Rosemary is eager to welcome Jack and Elizabeth home but she is caught off guard when she realizes Elizabeth isn't in the coach. Jack explains Elizabeth's mother is still ill but she'll return as soon as her mother is well. Jack look around town and notices the many changes that have taken place since he left. When Rosemary tells him of the town's new name, Jack smiles and says, "It fits."
In Hamilton, Elizabeth is busy looking after her mother and spending time with her friend Charles. Charles' attention toward Elizabeth does not go unnoticed by Julie. Envious over Elizabeth's two suitors, Julie has decided to entertain the advances of a suitor of her own. Julie reveals that she received a letter from Jack's rapscallion brother Tom. Remembering Julie's brief infatuation with Nate Toliver, Elizabeth is less than thrilled the hear Julie has fallen for yet another black sheep.
Back in Hope Valley, Rosemary is busy helping Abigail ready for another busy day at the cafe. While her voluntary services have been helpful, the barrage of suggestions and critiques wears on Abigail. Fortunately today, Bill Avery drops by for a private word with Abigail. Bill is heading east to assist the Mounties in a criminal investigation and he wanted say goodbye before leaving. Staring into her eyes, he embraces Abigail and the two share a tender kiss.
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.