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SNEAK PEEK: Emma of Aurora by Jane Kirkpatrick

This Christmas, experience learning to trust alongside the Plain folk of Apple Ridge, Pennsylvania in this heart-warming tale of second chances. – See more at:
Gideon O’Riley has been given another chance at a life with Lonnie. But will the fight for her heart risk it all over again? – See more at:

The Change and Cherish trilogy, based on the true story of Emma Wagner Giesy, now available in one volume.

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A Clearing in the Wild
When Emma’s outspoken ways and growing [ … ]

SNEAK PEEK: One Glorious Ambition by Jane Kirkpatrick

One dedicated woman…giving voice to the suffering of many.

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Dorothea Dix wasn’t born into a charmed life, but she didn’t let it stop her from finding her God-given purpose. Inspired by Dorothea’s true story, One Glorious Ambition follows the life of a woman who fought for the rights of the mentally ill to give dignity and grace to these outcasts of society.

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PODCAST: Goals for One Glorious Ambition by Jane Kirkpatrick

PODCAST: Goals for One Glorious Ambition by Jane Kirkpatrick

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Jane Kirkpatrick shares her goals and motivations behind her upcoming Spring 2013 historical fiction title, One Glorious Ambition. The fictionalized story of Dorothea Dix’s compassionate crusade to improve the conditions of the mentally ill.

SNEAK PEEK: What Once We Loved by Jane Kirkpatrick

A circle of courageous women discovers the meaning of independence, forgiveness, and love.

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Ruth Martin had a dream: to become an independent woman and build a life in southern Oregon for herself and her children. But when her friend Mazy’s inaction results in a tragedy that shatters Ruth’s dream, Ruth must start anew and try to heal her tender wounds.

Her friends are also moving on. Mazy wrestles with her understanding of what faith and family really mean; Tipton discovers that marriage requires more than she’s ready to give; and Suzanne’s challenge is to keep seeing with new eyes. Together, the turn around women travel to arenas [ … ]

SNEAK PEEK: A Name of Her Own by Jane Kirkpatrick

Marie  fights for her family’s very survival with the courage and gritty determination that can only be fueled by a mother’s love.

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Based on the life of Marie Dorion, the first mother to cross the Rocky Mountains and remain in the Northwest, A Name of Her Own is the fictionalized adventure account of a real woman’s fight to settle in a new landscape, survive in a nation at war, protect her sons and raise them well and, despite an abusive, alcoholic husband, keep her marriage together.


When an unlikely book by famous horticulturalist Luther Burbank motivates turn-of-the-century housewife Hulda Klager to become a self-taught plant cultivator, she humbly seeks to share beauty through her creations.  But growing flowers in a time of practicality isn’t easy, and overcoming the skeptics, seasonal floods, and a series of family tragedies challenges every part of Hulda’s determination. She ultimately creates over 200 new varieties of lilacs by passionately pursuing the dream that God gave her—and by living a life of generosity and hope despite many trials.

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