The Hope Within (Heirs of Montana Series #4)

The Hope Within (Heirs of Montana Series #4)

by Tracie Peterson


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1886 Montana stands on the brink of statehood, and Dianne Selby finds her world turned upside down. Cole takes her and the children to Kansas to care for his dying father, but after the funeral, Cole's mother insists he stay and take over his inheritance. Unable to deal with her mother-in-law's cruel treatment, Dianne takes the children back to Montana alone. There, blizzards devastate the area, trapping a now pregnant Dianne at the ranch. Through the twists and turns of life and nature, Dianne comes to realize that the hope within—Jesus Christ—is the only hope that lasts. Book 4 of the bestselling Heirs of Montana.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780764227721
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 03/01/2005
Series: Heirs of Montana Series , #4
Pages: 400
Sales rank: 533,104
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.38(h) x 1.05(d)

About the Author

Tracie Peterson is the bestselling, award-winning author of over 50 historical and contemporary novels including The Bells of Lowell and Heirs of Montana series. Her books appear regularly on CBA bestseller lists. She and her family make their home in Belgrade, Montana.

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Hope Within (Heirs of Montana Series #4) 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 30 reviews.
harstan More than 1 year ago
1886 fire burns down the Diamond V ranch house and several other facilities forcing the Selby family to relocate to nearby Virginia City, Montana Territory. Dianne Selby hates living in town, but her spouse Cole keeps delaying their return with one pretext after another....................... Cole learns that his father Hallam is dying so he, Dianne and their children travel to Kansas to say their last respects starting with his dad meeting his wife and grandchildren for the first time and helping his mother Mary cope with her loss and work the farm. Upon completing the trek, Mary sets the tone greeting Dianne about never visiting when her spouse was healthy. After Hallam dies, Mary pressures Cole to run the family farm he inherited while remaining nasty towards his wife and children; Dianne decides to end her cruelty to her grandchildren by taking them with her and going home though it means deserting her husband...................... The final inspirational historical novel in the Heirs of Montana quartet, THE HOPE WITHIN, is a terrific family drama that vividly portrays late nineteenth century life on the Great Prairie especially in Montana and Kansas. The story line is character and geographical-climatic driven as the audience obtains a taste of the era through simple interwoven into the plot nuances; for instance Cole¿s parents and his wife and children never met before implies distance (communication and transportation). Fans will cherish the finale as the extended cast provides depth and Dianne sees hope that her husband will come back to her and their children as THE HOPE WITHIN her remains strong because of her belief in God....................... Harriet Klausner
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
all the Heirs of Montana, for good clean and I believe again series.
NooksMyBook More than 1 year ago
This is the 4th book in the Heirs of Montana Series by Tracie Peterson. I would recommend starting the series with Land of My Heart, the 1st book. I have enjoyed this series. I was drawn in by the characters and their story. This series is about family, friends, love, joy, sorrow...every day life and the struggles it brings.  I would love to see a sequel, but I realize there has to be an end at sometime. I would recommend this series  to anyone age 12 and above; however, if you have any aversion to Christian novels or any mention of religion, then this series isn't for you...OR, perhaps it is! Well done Ms. Peterson and I look forward to reading more of your books.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Writen by a christian author, great story, heart warming/breaking without the use of profanity and no sex scenes. Very refreshing !
Anonymous 5 months ago
Absolutely one of the best series I’ve read.
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annmarie13 on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Best book in the series. I liked how this book showed that married couples have problems and how they worked through them. I loved all the charaters and I am sorry that the series is over.
judyg54 on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
The last in the series; Cole and Dianne leave Montana for Kansas to be with his dying Dad. But Dianne ends up bringing her children back to Montana without Cole. This last books ties up what happens to all the other family members and a good conclusion to the series.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
What a wonderful series. A feeling of the love we give to god and his love for us is very powerful. Thank you for this wonderful series. I intend to purchase as many of her books as possible.
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I loved this series. It was wonderful. I hated to see it end.
FiddlerLB More than 1 year ago
My husband and I both enjoyed this series very much. They were wonderfully written and very enjoyable.
tabuhughes More than 1 year ago
I found this to be a wonderful book.
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daffydillms More than 1 year ago
loved the entire series
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I so enjoyed the four book series. This has been the best Christian fiction series/books that I have read.
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