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Celebrate 40 years of Love Comes Softly by Janette Oke with this Takeover Tour and Giveaway with JustRead Publicity Tours!


love comes softly 40Title: Love Comes Softly
Series: Love Comes Softly #1
Author: Janette Oke
Publisher: Bethany House
Genre: Historical/Frontier Romance
Release Date: August 6, 2019 (orig. 1979)

First published in 1979, Janette Oke’s beloved classic launched a new wave of inspirational fiction and inspired and captivated readers with its endearing story of loss and love. Adapted for television in 2003 by the Hallmark Channel, it went on to become one of their most watched films ever. Millions have laughed, wept, and rejoiced with Marty and Clark Davis, whose tragic circumstances threw them together, suddenly and unexpectedly, on the frontier prairies of the late 1800s.


She ventured west with the man she loved, but in one day her whole world had crumbled around her…

Nineteen-year-old Marty Claridge starts west with her adventurous, boyish husband, Clem, seeking to claim land and hoping for good fortune. But when the venture turns suddenly to tragedy, Marty is left alone with her great loss. And coupled with her grief and heartache is the grim reality that there is no way to return home.

Clark Davis and his little girl, Missie, are also in great need. Clark’s wife has died, leaving him to care to Missie and the farm at the same time. His offer to Marty comes with good intention, but will courage and faith be enough to bring them to true love?

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love comes softly limited

Featuring bonus content, this collectible edition is limited to 2,500 hand-numbered copies, each signed by the author.

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Bestselling author Janette Oke is celebrated for her significant contribution to the Christian book industry. Her novels have sold more than thirty million copies, and she’s the recipient of the ECPA President’s Award, the CBA Life Impact Award, the Gold Medallion, and the Christy Award. Janette and her husband, Edward, live in Alberta, Canada.


(1) winner will receive Janette Oke’s Where Courage Calls series plus Love Comes Softly and a $20 B&N gift card (US only),

(3) additional winners will each receive a print copy of Love Comes Softly (US only)

giveaway love comes softly takeover

Be sure to check out each stop on the takeover tour for more chances to win. Full tour schedule shown below. Giveaway began at midnight September 23, 2019 and will last through 11:59 PM EST on September 30, 2019. Winners will be notified within 2 weeks of close of the giveaway and given 48 hours to respond or risk forfeiture of prize. Due to shipping cost, only US mailing addresses valid.  For our giveaway rules and policy, click HERE.




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  1. Connie Scruggs

    Love Comes Softly introduced me to Christian historical fiction. The series also started my daughter out on her love of the genre. I consider these books to be classics.

  2. Sandy Smith

    I loved the Love Comes Softly series and started collecting every Janette Oke book. It started me on a love for inspirational fiction.

  3. forestidyls

    I’m so excited for this-Janette Oke is the inspiration that got me writing when I was like 8 years old.

  4. Lila Diller

    This is always at the top of my list of favorite books ever! I must have read the entire series 25+ times! It was my first introduction to Christian fiction, and I will forever be grateful for the impact they had on me as a reader, a Christian, and a novelist.

  5. Faith Creech

    I love these books! First read them 40 years ago when they were published! Also loved the movies. Thanks for the chance to win!

  6. Alicia Haney

    Oh my Gosh the books of The Love Comes Softly series!! I have watched them on T.V., but I have not read the books, I would love to read the books because stories in a book versus watching them on T.V. are always much, much better, I cannot imagine how good the books are, I loved watching them on T.V. Have a Great week. God Bless you. thank you for this post.

  7. littlefamilyhome

    Such a wonderful series and one to pass onto a young little girl when she becomes a young teenager. No fear in allowing a preteen or a teen to read and love these books.

  8. missy2ell

    I remember my mom and I reading these when it first came out we couldn’t wait for the next one to come out, I lost my mom this year and it’s a great memory.

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