Heart of the Wilderness Author:Janette Oke Set in the untamed wilderness of western Canada comes a captivating story about a young woman torn between two different worlds. — After her parents' death, 4-year-old Kendra Marty is raised by her grandfather, a trapper who lives in an isolated cabin deep in the wilderness. Although she spends much time with only an elderly Indian woman and her... more » pet dog for companions, Kendra comes to love her new home and, in time becomes an expert trapper.
As years pass, Kendra is haunted by an unfulfilled longing. She decides to leave home and go to the university. There, she discovers God and embraces the Christian faith. She falls in love with Reynard, a man of kindness, strength and faith. But now Kendra must decide whether to return home to care for her aging grandfather or marry the man she loves. Trusting that God, Kendra learns that God really does work in mysterious ways.« less