When Hope Springs New (Canadian West)

by Janette Oke

Paperback, 2012



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Kennebec Large Print (2012), Edition: Large type / Large print, 350 pages


"Leaving behind their dear friends in Beaver Creek, Elizabeth and Wynn take over an even more primitive RCMP outpost in the Canadian Northwest. A frontier woman now, Elizabeth had triumphed over the worst life could offer, or had she?"--Provided by publisher.

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LibraryThing member judyg54
I have appreciated reading this Canadian West series. Book 4 continues with the journey of Elizabeth and Wynn. Wynn and Elizabeth find themselves being moved to a different outpost by the Canadian Mounted Police. Although Elizabeth hates to leave her new friends where they have been living, she is
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ready and willing to follow Wynn wherever his job sends him. What she wasn't expecting though was a smaller cabin, folks who wanted nothing to do with her, and no one who spoke her language. It took a tragic fire for things to turn around for Elizabeth and the village and then the Lord has other plans for them. Time after time you see the Lord working out the perfect plan for the Delaneys as they wait upon Him. It isn't always their plan, but they see how the Lord worked everything out for their good.
These are easy books to read and quite enjoyable.
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LibraryThing member harleyqgrayson02
I love this series!!! I love the adventure feel of it, I also love that it has a meaning and a message to it.
LibraryThing member NadineC.Keels
The way Elizabeth really comes into her own in this novel makes for a nice enough ending to the original four-book series.

Yet, it doesn't exactly seem to end so much as it just finds a place to stop, eventually. There isn't much of a climax, and after a significant change about three quarters into
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the novel, I couldn't really connect with a whole different setting and a new bunch of characters when the book was almost over, bringing a new set of problems that would have to be rushed through. An ending like this one would need more added to it, sometime, to make something more of it.

Thank goodness the series does continue with two more novels much later, and as I've read and enjoyed those books already, I know the continuation is a good one.
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8.5 inches



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