The promise of free land lures Roald and Ingeborg Bjorklund from their beloved home high above the fjords of Norway, and after three long years of scrimping and saving to buy tickets for their passage to America, they finally arrive at the docks of New York City. This new land promises a rich heritage for their children, and here they hope to build a good life.
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Being born of Norwegian immigrants myself, I could relate to many of their ways. The foods they made, the way the neighbors all helped each other during harvest time, their traditions, even the family names are all in my genealogy. What a pleasure to read! Lauraine Snelling captured the lifestyle and ways of the Norwegian immigrants perfectly. I look forward to reading all of her books.
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Review 2 for Untamed Land, An - eBook
Date:September 17, 2012
This is an excellent book series. I get so engrossed in the characters that I cannot put it down.
I have enjoyed all of Lauraine Snelling's books that I have read, and loved this one. I really like how the author weaves values and Christian living into a great book. I'm really looking forward to reading the rest of the series!
For anyone who is interested in American history, the ethnic groups who populated America, or just love to read historical fiction, these are the series (The Red River of the North, Return to Red River, & Daughters of Blessing)to read! Continuing with Home To Blessing coming out Fall '09. Lauraine Snelling blends the Christian faith, real life, and history like no other! The BEST!
I just love the Red River series and the Daughters of Blessing series. I feel like I am a fly on the wall watching as the stories unfold. Every time I finish one of the books I can not wait to get to the next one. It would be really nice to have these series seen as movies on the Hallmark channel or something. The books are a great example of Godly living as well.
This series is a must read. Guaranteed you will not be able to put it down. I cry when watching TV shows, I have never cried when reading a book, until I read this series. Lauraine Snelling has a great nack for pulling you right in, so you feel as though you are a part of this family. I have read all 3 of her Red River series. I have presently started on Rebecca's Reward. Keep on writing Lauraine you have a best seller here. Thank you for making me a part of your story.
I loved this book. I'm back to buy the rest. I had a hard time putting this one down. It would be a good one to read to my dd. It sets a good example of how God wants us to live our lives even when faced with hardship. I am going to look at buying more of Ms. Snelling's books. It's a great read!