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Love Comes Softly / Love's Enduring Promise
Love Comes Softly / Love's Enduring Promise Author:Janette Oke Two stories in one — LOVE COMES SOFTLY (Love Comes Softly, Bk 1) — Nineteen-year-old Marty Claridge starts west with her adventurous, boyish husband, Clem, seeking to claim land and hoping for good fortune. But when the venture turns suddenly to tragedy, Marty is left alone with her great loss. And coupled with her grief and heart... more »ache is the grim reality that there is no way to return home.
Clark Davis and his little girl, Missie, are also in great need. Clark's wife has died, leaving him to care for Missie and the farm at the same time. His offer to Marty comes with good intention, but will courage and faith be enough to bring them to true love?
LOVE'S ENDURING PROMISE (Love Comes Softly, Bk 2)
Clark and Marty Davis, the pioneer couple initially thrown together after the deaths of their first mates, now preside over a growing number of youngsters in their prairie home. You'll laugh and cry as you watch Marty and Clark face the joys and sorrows of life on a homesteader's farm. Will they ever find a teacher for the new school? Is the very "educated" Eastern preacher going to be able to communicate with the simpler people of the West? How can they comfort the neighbors whose long-awaited only child brings such sorrow to their home? Can they fill their children with an ardent love for the Lord? And will they be able to guide their children, soon reaching adulthood, to find suitable mates?« less