Janette Oke
Janette Oke is a Canadian author of Christian inspirational fiction. She writes several series, including the Love Comes Softly, Seasons of the Heart, Canadian West, Women of the West, Prairie Legacy, Song of Acadia (with T. Davis Bunn) and Acts of Faith (also with Bunn) series. She also has written a series of children’s books called Janette Oke’s Animal Friends series. Her novels feature female protagonists and are often set during pioneer times. Janette has been married to her husband, Edward, since 1957. They have four children – one of which, Laurel, has collaborated with Janette.

Janette Oak became a published novelist in 1979 with the novel Love Comes Softly. The novel not only began her career, but also a series of the same name. Below is a list of Janette Oke’s books in order of when they were originally published:

Publication Order of Love Comes Softly Books


Love Comes Softly(1979) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Love's Enduring Promise(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Love's Long Journey(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Love's Abiding Joy(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Love's Unending Legacy(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Love's Unfolding Dream(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Love Takes a Wing(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Love Finds a Home(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Love Comes Softly Collections


The Father of Love: Spiritual Insights from the Love Comes Softly Series(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Seasons Of The Heart Books


Once Upon a Summer(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Winds of Autumn(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Winter is Not Forever(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Spring's Gentle Promise(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Seasons Of The Heart Collections


Father of My Heart: Spiritual Insights from the Seasons of the Heart Series(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Janette Oke’s Animal Friends Books


Spunky's Diary(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
New Kid in Town(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Prodigal Cat(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ducktails(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Impatient Turtle(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Cote of Many Colors(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Prairie Dog Town(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Maury Had a Little Lamb(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Trouble in a Fur Coat(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
This Little Pig(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Pordy's Prickly Problem(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Who's New at the Zoo(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Spunky's First Christmas(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Spunky's Camping Adventure(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Spunky's Circus Adventure(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Canadian West Books


When Calls the Heart(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
When Comes the Spring(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
When Breaks the Dawn(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
When Hope Springs New(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Beyond the Gathering Storm(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
When Tomorrow Comes(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Canadian West Collections


The Father Who Calls: Devotional Insights for Daily Meditations(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Women Of The West Books


The Calling of Emily Evans(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Julia's Last Hope(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Roses for Mama(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Woman Named Damaris(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
They Called Her Mrs. Doc(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Measure of a Heart(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Bride for Donnigan(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Heart of a Wilderness(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Too Long a Stranger(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Bluebird and the Sparrow(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Gown of Spanish Lace(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Drums of Change(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Women Of The West Collections


The Faithful Father: Spiritual Insights from the Women of the West Series(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Prairie Legacy Books


The Tender Years(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Searching Heart(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Quiet Strength(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Like Gold Refined(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Song Of Acadia Books


The Meeting Place(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Sacred Shore(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Birthright(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Distant Beacon(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Beloved Land(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Acts Of Faith Books


The Centurion's Wife(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Hidden Flame(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Damascus Way(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


Hey, Teacher!(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Roses for Maria(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Red Geranium(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nana's Gift(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Return to Harmony(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Another Homecoming(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Matchmakers(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tomorrow's Dream(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Making Memories(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dana's Valley(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Story Collections


Quiet Places, Warm Thoughts(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Picture Books


What Does Love Look Like?(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books


My Favorite Verse(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Janette Oke's Reflections on the Christmas Story(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Celebrating the Inner Beauty of Women(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
I Wonder: Did Jesus Have a Pet Lamb?(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: The Song of Acadia and Acts of Faith series along with the novels Return to Harmony, Another Homecoming and Tomorrow’s Dream were co-authored by T. Davis Bunn. Dana’s Valley was co-authored by Laurel Oke Logan.

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