Heart of the Wilderness Author:Janette Oke In her latest novel, set in the untamed wilderness of western Canada, Janette Oke brings fans 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 wi... more »th only an elderly Indian woman and her pet dog as companions, Kendra comes to love her new home, and in time, becomes and expert trapper.
As the years pass, Kendra is haunted by an unfulfilled longing. She decides to leave her home and go to the university. There, she discovers God and embraces the Christian faith. She falls in love with a man of kindness, strength and faith. Kendra must decide whether to return home and care for her aging grandfather or marry the man she loves. Trusting in God, Kendra learns that God really does work in mysterious ways.« less