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No one writes heartwarming frontier stories like Janette Oke. This exclusive 3-in-1 edition, created especially for Crossings members, brings the West to life through the eyes of three of Oke's strong young heroines.
In The Calling of Emily Evans, Emily expects that God will provide a husband to join her in ministry. When the opportunity to marry does not present itself Emily opens a church on the Canadian prairie...alone.
Everyone in Calder Springs is shocked when the lumber mill suddenly closes in Julia's Last Hope. Faced with the prospect of abandoning the home she loves, Julia must find a way to save her beloved town.
And Roses for Mama finds Angela and her brother Thomas caring for their three young siblings after their parents die. Although she's devoted to the children, Angela wonders if she is worthy to meet the challenge.
Brave the frontier with these faithful women as they face supreme trials, hardships, and joy.
Three beautiful books for 1 point. The stories are wonderful.
Book 1 is: The calling Of Emily Evans: Emily is a young woman in Bible College when God calls her to the ministry. She is assigned to a poor and uninterested town in religion. Although she has barely enough food, God provides. She prays for a husband to minister with and her prayer is answered but not in the way she expects.
Book2 is: Julia's Last hope: Julia has a beautiful home in a small town, but her husband's job is moved. There is no one to buy their house and Julia must decided whether to move and keep her family or stay and keep her mansion with no family.
Book 3: Roses for Mama: within a short time both Mama and Papa die, leaving 14 year old Angela and her brother 16 year old Thomas to take care of their 3 younger siblings. Angela almost gets married only to have her suitor reject her family. She Knows that is not God's will. She falls in love and marries a man who has always loved her and her family. She realizes that her Mama's roses were her five children and she realizes that her and Thomas have raised their siblings to be "Mama's Roses".
These are wonderful stories from Janette Oke's Women of the West series.