The Orphan Train Trilogy Author:Jane Peart Three books in one: Homeward the Seeking Heart, Quest for Lasting Love, and Dreams of a Longing Heart. — Homeward the Seeking Heart: Toddy is taken from the Orphan Train to be a companion to a wealthy woman's invalid granddaughter. Yet happiness eludes Toddy. Is her yearning for a place to belong only an elusive dream? — Quest for Lasting Love: ... more »Laurel is adopted from the Orphan Train to replace a doctor's deceased daughter. As she enters her adult years, however, bittersweet memories compel Laurel back to Boston to find her true identity.
Dream of a Longing Heart: Kit is taken in from the Orphan Train by a farming family to assist the work-worn mother of five boys. Kit rises above her dreary situation by excelling in her studies and eventually winning a college scholarship. But adversity steps in once again, come;;ing Kit to give up her plans. Will she ever realize her secret longing to love and be loved?« less