When Breaks the Dawn

When Breaks the Dawn

Large Print - 1986 | Large print ed
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Having survived the harshness of their first year in the far Northwest, Elizabeth and Wynn, her Royal Canadian Mountie, now face new challenges, make new friends, start a new school and are presented with a new posting. Will their love for each other, hope for the future and their faith in God carry them through a crushing disappointment? The lovely young schoolteacher from the east has become a frontier woman -- or has she?
Publisher: Waterville, Me. : Kennebec Large Print, c1986
Edition: Large print ed
ISBN: 9781410443861
1410443868
Branch Call Number: LP FIC Oke
Characteristics: 323 p. (large print) ; 23 cm

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bibliosara May 08, 2018

"When Breaks the Dawn" is the third in Janette Oke's lovely Canadian West series. In this entry, Elizabeth and Wynn endure many challenges, heartaches, and triumphs over the course of a few years at Beaver Creek. Their faith is pushed to the limit, and Elizabeth must reconcile the desires of her heart with the future God has in store for her. The novel concludes in a way that both leaves the reader both anxious and excited for the fourth book!
As in all of Oke's books, faith is a primary feature. Given that the author herself helped bring faith to small towns by the side of her pastor husband, it's no wonder it is so prominent in her novels. The romance is not as strong as the first two; it's realistic in that the characters find themselves drawing closer together in their marriage. It's not always passionate, it's not always pleasant, but it is honest and quite moving. Oke's trademark subtlety gently introduces the challenges of pioneer life, and especially that of a lawman and his family. Elizabeth really grows in this novel, and I can't wait to read more about her journey!

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1_black_white_goat
Nov 30, 2015

loved this book have enjoyed this and her other 2 so much all though I have enjoyed the last one and this one the most !

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yellow_horse_7
Oct 29, 2015

Great book!!!!! Love reading all her books!! Great writer!!!

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