Tender Mercies

Tender Mercies

eBook - 2007
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Baker & Taylor
Visiting her brother and his family in Dakota Territory for the holidays, Mary Martha MacCallister wins the affection of the entire community, including Pastor John Solberg, an eligible bachelor, who finds himself heavy-hearted when she must return home.

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She never intended to stay. So why is leaving so hard?The fertile prairies of Dakota Territory have finally begun to yield the bountiful harvests the pioneers have dreamed about since leaving their homes in Norway. The tiny community of Blessing is beginning to expand and thrive, its hardy citizens at last enjoying a measure of prosperity.Mary Martha MacCallister comes to Blessing from Missouri to visit her brother. She volunteers to help at the schoolhouse and, with her gentle southern charm, quickly wins the affection of all. Pastor John Solberg, rejecting the persistent efforts of matchmaking mothers, develops a friendship with Mary Martha and discovers she shares his love of books and children. But then the message arrives that she must return home to care for her ailing mother. When she leaves, she says she'll write....Everyone has come to love her. Is this good-bye forever?
The farmlands around the small town of Blessing bring a large harvest that changes and hope to all. Red River of the North book 5.

Publisher: 2007
ISBN: 9781441202437
Branch Call Number: E-Book
Characteristics: 1 online resource
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Jul 05, 2009

Fifth title in the Red River of the North Series. There is a fourth book called The Reaper's Song, but it was not located in Hennepin's Catalog and so is not on this list.


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