In 1910 Minnesota, Nilda Carlson's dreams are coming true. Though her first few months in America were difficult, her life now resembles the images that filled her daydreams in Norway. She and her younger brother Ivar live in their own house, just a short distance from her older brother and his family. Together they work the farm and fell trees for lumber. They plan to grow ...
|Title||:||A Season of Grace|
|Number of Pages||:||320 pages|
A Season of Grace Reviews
The rocking chair on the porch made all the difference.
Premise/plot: A Season of Grace by Lauraine Snelling is the third book in the Under the Northern Skies series. The first two books in the series are The Promise of Dawn and A Breath of Hope. The books focus on a Norwegian immigrant family as they settle down in America at the turn of the century.
The first book primarily focuses on Signe and Rune and their children. The second book introduces more of their family: Ni ...more
What a great addition to this series this book was. Great characters and superb story line. Would highly recommend this series to everyone that enjoys a great read.
Nilda, a recent arrival in Minnesota from Norway, hopes a person from her past does not follow her to Minnesota. In the new country she finds two new chances at love, but the past still haunts her. While I enjoyed the glimpses into settler life, I did not enjoy the overall story which seemed disjointed. I normally enjoy immigrant stories, and I appreciate the faith expressed in the lives of the settlers, but this book simply didn't work for me. The novel does not make me want to try other works ...more
This is a story of a young woman (Nilda) who came to Minnesota from Norway, with her two brothers. The brothers have started cutting trees and looking at other opportunities to make a success now that they have finished building their home. Nilda their sister has landed a job with one of the wealthy businesswoman in a nearby town who is teaching her to speak English. Other things learned were how to act around the people she invites for socials. When she found out that the man who tried to assau ...more
I love Lauraine Snelling’s series but I was a tad disappointed in this book. I felt it lacked something that her other books had. Nevertheless I will continue to read her books with joy.