When Calls the Heart #15: Heart of a Hero
Based on Janette Oke's best-selling Canadian West series, When Calls The Heart: Heart Of A Hero follows the continuing story of Elizabeth Thatcher, a young teacher, who has forgone the life of the big city and found a home in...
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Based on Janette Oke's best-selling Canadian West series, When Calls The Heart: Heart Of A Hero follows the continuing story of Elizabeth Thatcher, a young teacher, who has forgone the life of the big city and found a home in the wild frontier.
New arrivals bring excitement, love and danger to Hope Valley. Pastor Frank has been reinstated following the revelation of his criminal past, but the arrival of his old cohorts, the Garrison Gang, are making life - and his relationship with Abigail-very tense.
Bill Avery has his own debt to settle with Jake Garrison, and Jack stays hot in pursuit to ensure justice is served. Meanwhile, Lee's foot injury brings a pretty nurse, Faith Carter from Hamilton... and soon after, her possessive fiance.
Pastor Frank, Abigail and Jack rise to the defense of new settlers on Henry Gowen's land after Gowen abruptly raises their rent. And Elizabeth helps a new student overcome a personal struggle..
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.