AFter watching this movie, I bought this book at a library book sale and it was even better than the movie! The love that grows between the main character and the father and daughter who lost their wife/mother is wonderful and you feel as though you are part of their family
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A marriage of convenience blooms into heartfelt love in an Old West homestead. Over 1 million sold! Love Comes Softly Book 1.
Love Comes Softly introduced the characters of Marty and Clark Davis, whose tragic circumstances brought them to a "marriage of convenience" on the frontier prairies during the mid 1800s. The story of how Clarks patient, caring love mirrored that of the heavenly Father, drawing Marty to faith and to love, has captured the hearts and imaginations of over one million readers on Book One alone!
Book 1 of Love Comes Softly. A marriage of convenience blossoms into heartfelt love in a pioneer setting in the Old West. Fiction in the Little House-on-the-Prairie tradition. Over one million sold!
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 loss. And coupled with her grief and heartache is the grim reality that there is no way to return home......
Marty Claridge and her young husband, Clem, head West to seek land and good fortune. When tragedy strikes, Marty is forced to accept an offer to care for widower Clark Davis' little girl, Missie. Will true love find a way?
Great condition. Christian love story by Janette Oke about a woman pioneer venturing out west with her love, tradegy strikes, then she meets a young many with a little girl. Story of love, faith and courage.
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I loved the movie....but I could NOT read this book. The dialogues were so hard to read. I know the author was trying to capture the nuances of the speech of that time...but it was so distracting. I didn't even finish it.