When Calls the Heart

Author: Janette Oke
Publisher: Baker Books
ISBN: 9781441264565
Release Date: 2013-10-02
Genre: Fiction

Janette Oke's beloved story of a young teacher moving west has captured the hearts of millions.

Where Courage Calls Return to the Canadian West Book 1

Author: Janette Oke
Publisher: Baker Books
ISBN: 9781441264459
Release Date: 2014-01-28
Genre: Fiction

Her courage and her heart will be tested in ways she never expected... Beth Thatcher has spent her entire life in the safe, comfortable world of her family, her friends, and the social outings her father's wealth provides. But Beth is about to leave it all behind to accept a teaching position in the rugged foothills of western Canada. Inspired by her aunt Elizabeth, who went west to teach school several years ago, and gently encouraged by her father, Beth resolves to put her trust in God and bravely face any challenge that comes her way. But the conditions in Coal Valley are even worse than she'd feared. A recent mining accident has left the town grieving and at the mercy of the mining company. The children have had very little prior education, and many of the locals don't even speak English. There isn't even a proper schoolhouse. In addition, Beth's heart is torn between two young men--both Mounties, one a lifelong friend and the other a kind, quiet man who comes to her aid more than once. Despite the many challenges, Beth is determined to make a difference in the rustic frontier town. But when her sister visits from the East, reminding her of all the luxuries she's had to give up, will Beth decide to return to her privileged life as soon as the school year is over? A special companion story to Hallmark Channel's When Calls the Heart TV series

Canadian West Collection

Author: Janette Oke
Publisher: Baker Books
ISBN: 9781441229274
Release Date: 2015-03-03
Genre: Fiction

A beloved series from Janette Oke! Nothing in her cultured upbringing prepared Elizabeth for life in the West. The frontier will test this teacher's faith but also stir her heart. Includes: 1 When Calls the Heart 2 When Comes the Spring 3 When Breaks the Dawn 4 When Hope Springs New 5 Beyond the Gathering Storm 6 When Tomorrow Comes

Sieben Minuten nach Mitternacht

Author: Patrick Ness
Publisher: Goldmann Verlag
ISBN: 9783641135072
Release Date: 2013-12-02
Genre: Fiction

Ein zutiefst bewegender Roman über den Umgang mit dem Verlust eines geliebten Menschen Es ist sieben Minuten nach Mitternacht. Wie jede Nacht erwartet Conor den Alptraum, der ihn quält, seit seine Mutter unheilbar an Krebs erkrankt ist. Doch diesmal begegnet er einem Wesen, das seine geheimsten Ängste zu kennen scheint. Und schon bald begreift Conor, dass es der einzige Freund ist, der ihm in den Stunden der Not zur Seite steht. Denn er wird zerrissen von der einen Frage, die er nicht einmal zu denken wagt. Darf er seine Mutter, die er über alles liebt, loslassen? Oder muss er es sogar, um nicht selbst verloren zu sein?

The Canadian West Saga

Author: Janette Oke
Publisher: Bristol Park Books
ISBN: 0884861120
Release Date: 1995
Genre: Religion

A collection of four novels includes When Calls the Heart, When Comes the Spring, When Breaks the Dawn, and When Hope Springs New and portrays hardships and joys of life and love on the Canadian prairie.

Hadassa Im Schatten Roms

Author: Francine Rivers
Publisher: Gerth Medien
ISBN: 9783961221745
Release Date: 2013-07-31
Genre: Fiction

Römische Legionäre zerstören 70 n. Chr. Jerusalem. Die junge Judenchristin Hadassa überlebt als Einzige und wird als Sklavin nach Rom verschleppt. Sie landet in der reichen Familie der Valerianer. Als Dienerin der verwöhnten Julia lernt sie die römische Gesellschaft mit ihrem Luxus, ihren Intrigen und ihrer Hoffnungslosigkeit kennen. Doch sie findet auch Liebe und Anerkennung bei ihren neuen Herren - besonders bei Marcus, dem Sohn des Hauses. Und sie stößt auf andere Christen, die sich heimlich im Untergrund treffen. Hadassa schließt sich ihnen an - und bringt sich damit in höchste Gefahr ... Die sprachlich überarbeitete und erweiterte Neuauflage des Bestsellers von Francine Rivers.

When Comes the Spring Canadian West Book 2

Author: Janette Oke
Publisher: Baker Books
ISBN: 9781585587247
Release Date: 2005-02-01
Genre: Fiction

Elizabeth, the cultured young schoolteacher from the East, has braved the western frontier and spent a year teaching in a one-room schoolhouse. How she and Wynn are planning their wedding and their new life together at his outpost in the far north. While Wynn is accustomed to life in the north, Elizabeth is not. Can their love for each other sustain them through a harsh winter, loneliness, and rigors of life without any of the conveniences they're used to? Book 2 of the bestselling Canadian West series.

Where Trust Lies Return to the Canadian West Book 2

Author: Janette Oke
Publisher: Baker Books
ISBN: 9781441265364
Release Date: 2015-01-27
Genre: Fiction

She loves her friends and students in the West, but family obligations have called her home. Where does she truly belong? After a year of teaching in the Canadian West, Beth Thatcher returns home to her family. She barely has time to settle in before her mother announces plans for a family holiday--a luxurious steamship tour along the eastern coast of Canada and the United States. Hoping to reconnect with her mother and her sisters, Beth agrees to join them, but she quickly realizes that things have changed since she went away, and renewing their close bond is going to be more challenging than she expected. There's one special thing to look forward to--letters and telephone calls from Jarrick, the Mountie who has stolen her heart. The distance between them is almost too much to bear. But can she give her heart to Jarrick when it will mean saying good-bye to her family once again--and possibly forever? And will she still want to live in the western wilds after the steamship tour opens up a world of people and places she never imagined? Then comes a great test of Beth's faith. Someone in her family has trusted the wrong person, and suddenly everything Beth knows and loves is toppled. Torn between her family and her dreams, will Beth finally discover where her heart truly belongs? A companion story to Hallmark Channel's When Calls the Heart TV series!

Hidden Figures Unerkannte Heldinnen

Author: Margot Lee Shetterly
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 9783959676434
Release Date: 2017-01-02
Genre: History

1943 stellt das Langley Memorial Aeronautical Laboratory der NACA,die später zur NASA wird, erstmalig afroamerikanische Frauen ein. "Menschliche Rechner" - unter ihnen Dorothy Vaughan, die 1953 Vorgesetzte der brillanten afroamerikanischen Mathematikerin Katherine Johnson wird. Trotz Diskriminierung und Vorurteilen, treiben sie die Forschungen der NASA voran und Katherine Johnsons Berechnungen werden maßgeblich für den Erfolg der Apollo-Missionen. Dies ist ihre Geschichte. "Mit dieser unglaublich mitreißenden und vielschichtigen Erzählung zeigt Shetterly ihr Können. Die Geschichte begeistert in allen Aspekten." Booklist

American War

Author: Omar El Akkad
Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag
ISBN: 9783104905174
Release Date: 2017-07-27
Genre: Fiction

»American War« - das Buch der Stunde. »Ein gewaltiger Roman«, schreibt die renommierteste Literaturkritikerin der USA, Michiko Kakutani. Ein Roman über den nächsten amerikanischen Bürgerkrieg und das dramatische Schicksal einer Familie. Was wird sein, wenn die erschütternde Realität der Gegenwart - Drohnenangriffe, Folter, Selbstmordattentate und die Folgen von Umweltkatastrophen - mit aller Gewalt in die USA zurückkehrt? Vor diesem Hintergrund entfaltet Omar El Akkad mit großer erzählerischer Kraft den dramatischen Kampf der jungen Sarat Chestnut, die beschließt, mit allen Mitteln für das Überleben zu kämpfen. »American War« ist in den USA ein literarisches Ereignis, das schon jetzt mit Cormac McCarthy »Die Straße« und Philip Roth »Verschwörung gegen Amerika« verglichen wird.

Magie des Verlangens

Author: Christine Feehan
Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE
ISBN: 3404186931
Release Date: 2011-10-04
Genre: Fiction

Die junge Savanna Dubrinski ist eine Magierin der Illusionen, eine weltberühmte Zauberin, die Millionen von Menschen in ihren Bann zieht. Doch trotz ihrer Macht wird sie von jemandem beherrscht: von Gregory, dessen kalte, silberne Augen sie zum Schmelzen bringen und sie gleichzeitig vor Furcht erzittern lassen. Mit einer dunklen, ganz anderen Magie übermittelt ihr Gregory - der legendäre Heiler, der mächtigste der Karpathianer - dass sie sein Schicksal ist. Denn sie wurde geboren, um seine unsterbliche Seele zu retten. Und jetzt ist er endlich gekommen, um sie zu sich zu holen, um sie für immer an sich zu binden ...

Where Courage Calls

Author: Janette Oke
Publisher: Bethany House Publishers
ISBN: 0764212311
Release Date: 2014-02-04
Genre: Fiction

Her courage and her heart will be tested in ways she never expected... Beth Thatcher has spent her entire life in the safe, comfortable world of her family, her friends, and the social outings her father's wealth provides. But Beth is about to leave it all behind to accept a teaching position in the rugged foothills of western Canada. Inspired by her aunt Elizabeth, who went west to teach school several years ago, and gently encouraged by her father, Beth resolves to put her trust in God and bravely face any challenge that comes her way. But the conditions in Coal Valley are even worse than she'd feared. A recent mining accident has left the town grieving and at the mercy of the mining company. The children have had very little prior education, and many of the locals don't even speak English. There isn't even a proper schoolhouse. In addition, Beth's heart is torn between two young men--both Mounties, one a lifelong friend and the other a kind, quiet man who comes to her aid more than once. Despite the many challenges, Beth is determined to make a difference in the rustic frontier town. But when her sister visits from the East, reminding her of all the luxuries she's had to give up, will Beth decide to return to her privileged life as soon as the school year is over? A special companion story to Hallmark Channel's When Calls the Heart TV series