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Jane Kirkpatrick

Biography

Jane Kirkpatrick

Jane Kirkpatrick is the New York Times and CBA bestselling author of more than 25 books, including A SWEETNESS TO THE SOUL, which won the coveted Wrangler Award from the Western Heritage Center. Her works have been finalists for the Christy Award, Spur Award, Oregon Book Award, and Reader's Choice awards, and have won the WILLA Literary Award and Carol Award for Historical Fiction. Many of her titles have been Book of the Month and Literary Guild selections. You can also read her work in more than 50 publications, including Decision, Private Pilot, and Daily Guideposts. Jane lives in Central Oregon with her husband, Jerry.

Books by Jane Kirkpatrick

by Jane Kirkpatrick - African American Interest, American, Christian, Christian Fiction, Fiction, Historical , Historical Fiction, Women's Fiction

A LIGHT IN THE WILDERNESS tells the stories of three spirited women who will discover what it means to be truly free in a land that makes promises it cannot fulfill. Letitia is a freed slave who is learning to trust the Irish immigrant cattleman who wants her to come west with him. Nancy Hawkins loves her husband enough to follow him anywhere, no matter the cost. Betsy, a Kalapuya Indian, is the last remnant of her tribe, trying to impart the wisdom and ways of her people to her grandson.

by Jane Kirkpatrick, Amanda Cabot, Laurie Alice Eakes, and Ann Shorey - Christian, Christian Fiction, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Romance, Romance

In this collection of brand-new historical novellas, four young women find their lives altered after each receives a letter that sets her on a new path toward a changed life --- and perhaps lifelong love. From a Hudson River steamboat to a lush drawing room, from a carousel carver's workshop to a remote and controversial hospital, readers will love being swept into the lives of four young women who are making their way in the world and finding love where they least expect it.

by Jane Kirkpatrick - Christian, Christian Fiction, Fiction, Historical Fiction

An unexpected visit to a prison housing the mentally ill ignites an unending fire in Dorothea Dix’s heart --- a journey that will take her across the nation as she fights to relieve the suffering of what Scripture deems the least of these. In bringing the 19th-century historical reformer to life, Jane Kirkpatrick combines historical accuracy with the gripping narrative of a woman who recognized suffering when others turned away, and the call she heeded to change the world.

by Jane Kirkpatrick - Christian, Christian Living, Devotional, Nonfiction

In this insightful devotional, New York Times bestselling author Jane Kirkpatrick provides comfort and inspiration for those in the midst of life's challenges. PROMISES OF HOPE FOR DIFFICULT TIMES is a personal yet universal journey to find new beginnings in the face of loss or unwelcome change. Jane offers a needed reminder that God longs to show compassion and care, rest and refuge to those who hurt.

by Jane Kirkpatrick - Christian, Christian Fiction, Fiction, Historical Fiction

What begins as a hobby to create an easy-peeling apple for her pies becomes German immigrant Hulda Klager's driving purpose: a time-consuming interest in plant hybridization that puts her at odds with family and community, as she challenges the early 20th-century expectations for a simple housewife.

by Jane Kirkpatrick - Christian, Historical Romance

While growing in confidence as a photographer, 18-year-old Jessie Ann Gaebele’s personal life is at a crossroads. Hoping she’s put an unfortunate romantic longing behind her as “water under the bridge,” she exiles herself to Milwaukee to operate photographic studios for those owners who have fallen ill with mercury poisoning. But even a job she loves can’t keep painful memories from seeping into her heart when the shadows of a forbidden love threaten to darken the portrait of her life.

by Jane Kirkpatrick - Christian, Historical Romance

Fifteen-year-old Jessie Ann Gaebele loves nothing more than capturing a gorgeous Minnesota landscape when the sunlight casts its most mesmerizing shadows. So when F.J. Bauer hires her in 1907 to assist in his studio and darkroom, her dreams for a career in photography appear to find root in reality.