Few authors have created a legacy of literature as comprehensive and beloved as Lauraine Snelling. Readers can’t get enough of her bestselling sagas that follow the people of Blessing, a community struggling to tame the Red River Valley and fulfill their dreams for a better future.

Returning to the fictional North Dakota town, Lauraine brings to a close the story of Astrid Bjorklund as she finally determines what mission field God is calling her to, and if that can be reconciled to the romantic call of her heart.

Astrid Bjorklund is on the Red Bud Indian Reservation in South Dakota trying to stop the horrific epidemic that is ravaging the tribe. The elders are suspicious of her, but when they see some of their people beginning to recover, they allow Astrid to continue caring for the sick and to train others to help.

Upon returning to Blessing, she learns that the man she thought she loved cannot accept that God has called her to be a doctor. Heartbroken, Astrid fears she may have to give up her dream of marriage and family. Is love forever out of reach if she pursues God’s calling?

Written in her signature heartwarming style, Lauraine once again vividly explores the human struggle and its unexpected and beautiful triumphs.

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About The Author

Lauraine Snelling is the award-winning author of more than 70 books, fiction and nonfiction, for adults and young adults. Her books have sold more than 5 million copies. Besides writing books and articles, she teaches at writers' conferences across the country. She and her husband make their home in Tehachapi, California.