Love Comes Softly

Love Comes Softly

Book - 1979
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A Compelling Love Story Set in the "Little House on the Prairie" Era.

She ventured west with the man she loved, but in one day her whole world had crumbled around her...

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 heartache 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 to 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?

Winner of the Gold Book Award with one million copies sold.
The Hallmark Channel Original Movie premieres April 3, 2003 and will be available in the Fall 2003 on video.
Publisher: Minneapolis : Bethany Fellowship, inc., c1979.
ISBN: 9780871233424
Branch Call Number: OKE
Characteristics: 188 p. ; 21 cm.


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Nov 05, 2020

This is such a great book! I loved it! It's funny, sad and such an interesting book. I know I'll read it again and the rest of the series! I also love that Marty comes to know God.

Jun 30, 2016

This wonderful series has me crying and laughing every single time I have read it. What a wonderful story of a young woman and the trials she faces as she gets older and develops her relationship with not only her family, but with God.

Jun 11, 2016

I've been re-reading Janette Oke's books this summer. I loved them as a girl and am happy to find they still are an entertaining and light read. I think this is the best volume in the Love Comes Softly series. Marty's losses, Clark's faith, and the way they discover their love for each other is told in such a quiet, lovely way.

Jan 30, 2016

This is a wonderful book series! Janette Oke has marvelous characters, dynamic settings, and engaging plots. Marty and Clark are sure to tug on the reader's heartstrings, and the struggles these two will face is sure to strengthen not only the characters but also the reader along the way. Set in the west, this is sure to delight any Historical Fiction reader!

Mar 25, 2015

I love these books! They are so thrilling and you will find yourself drowned in the book after a while. You'll finish it in no time! && for those of you who do NOT like to read at ALL, you could always watch the movie series...(they are great as well :)

Dec 01, 2012

These are wonderful books!! I enjoyed every one. I would suggest these to whoever enjoys a good, edifying read!

Aug 26, 2011

inspirational and a great read for someone who likes reading about everyday life, and some small adventures.

Very touching and moved me to become more in tune with historical women. I have used this experience with all my reading now and I find that I can relate the life in a story to one that could be completely possible and even perhaps around my life right now.

ALSO: very good for a person who doesn't like to search for books to read. There are 8 books in the series and so you are satisfied for a relatively long while without having to search for a new author.

Jul 07, 2011

I thought this would be boring book not for kids my age but it was great, it's inspiring and....great, can't think of much more to say about it (and all the other books in it's series.)
There is also a sequal SERIES to it so if you've finished this one, look for that to!!

It was great.

kingkid4 Jun 18, 2011

Ever one read this book and the other ones, they're awesome!


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Nov 05, 2020

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