When Comes the Spring by Janette Oke | Book Discussion


Janette Oke is a Canadian author and pioneer of inspirational fiction. Her books are often set in a pioneer era and centered on female protagonists. She is a committed Evangelical Christian.

She graduated from Mountain View Bible College in Didsbury, Alberta. Janette met her husband Edward Oke (pronounced "oak") in college. They were married in 1957 and have pastored churches in Indiana, and Calgary and Edmonton, Canada. He later became the president of the college. Janette and Edward had four children, including a set of twins. Her daughter, Laurel Oke Logan, has co-written books with her.

She received the 1992 President's Award from the [...]