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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (1,532 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Janette Oke Narrator: Johnny Heller, Marguerite Gavin Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Seasons of the Heart Series Release Date: March 1989 ISBN: 9781440798481
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Janette Oke is a pioneering author of inspirational fiction. Her novels are international best-sellers that entertain as they refresh the soul. Spring’s Gentle Promise is the fourth and final book of the Seasons of the Heart series that follows Joshua Chadwick on his journey into adulthood.


Josh is as happy as a clam now that Grandpa and Uncle Charlie have signed over the family farm to him. But soon the serious responsiblity of managing the farm has him looking for help—and maybe even a family of his own.

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Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Amanda B. | 1/17/2014

    " I didn't want this series to end! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Michelle | 1/1/2014

    " VERY good: great example of Christian working marriage "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Rachel | 11/24/2013

    " Joshua is given the farm in his own name and finally marries. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jenny | 11/14/2013

    " This is the last book of Seasons of Heart series. Josh married Mary and start his own family. He then had to decided what he will do, either to be a minister or a farmer. He was torns to either of the choices and learned to trust and to be faithful to God. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jenifer | 2/24/2013

    " Fun, quick read. A real page turner. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Odetta | 9/14/2012

    " Book 4 of the Seasons of the Heart series. Loved hearing more of Josh. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Meita | 3/27/2012

    " konflik di cerita ini lebih berat dari yang sebelumnya, "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Danni | 3/23/2012

    " you have to trust God to take care of you. He will no matter what. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Lynnea | 2/29/2012

    " Great book - and such a wonderful reminder/lesson about marriage and what it means to cherish. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Susan | 12/17/2011

    " This was the sequel to Winter is Not Forever, but it was even better! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Kassie | 10/23/2011

    " The winding up of the series about Josh Jones and his family. This one is a bittersweet story with the story of Josh finding his love and starting a family and their experiences during the depression and dustbowl years. Lots of good truths shared in this series that spans a man's teens and 20's. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Laurie | 10/17/2011

    " Josh who newly acquired his family's farm, has no idea what his future holds. Many surprises a long the way, some good and some so very sad. It is a great book about a family who sticks together through thick and thin, and most of all stays true their faith in God. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Becky Fenton | 6/26/2011

    " I really struggled with parts of this book because the characters go through the dust bowl era. Too hard. Part of what makes it hard is the anxiety it brought up about my own financial situation. I found myself skipping forward to try and get through the anxious parts. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Hannah | 6/21/2011

    " Well, this book was much better than the second for sure! I liked it! It was an easy read and I finished it within a day or two of reading... "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Christy | 6/4/2011

    " Book 4 of the Seasons of the Heart series. Josh commits himself to the challenge of running the family farm and a family. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jana | 2/6/2011

    " I think the first and last books of this series are the best. I liked the fact that this book had real conflicts, and how the characters face things with faith. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Carrie | 12/3/2010

    " Really enjoyed. I like how the author ended the book - giving a finality to the characters. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Laurie | 9/14/2010

    " Josh who newly acquired his family's farm, has no idea what his future holds. Many surprises a long the way, some good and some so very sad. It is a great book about a family who sticks together through thick and thin, and most of all stays true their faith in God. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Meita | 8/21/2010

    " konflik di cerita ini lebih berat dari yang sebelumnya, "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Rachel | 12/1/2009

    " Joshua is given the farm in his own name and finally marries. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Kassie | 10/6/2009

    " The winding up of the series about Josh Jones and his family. This one is a bittersweet story with the story of Josh finding his love and starting a family and their experiences during the depression and dustbowl years. Lots of good truths shared in this series that spans a man's teens and 20's. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Hannah | 7/20/2009

    " Well, this book was much better than the second for sure! I liked it! It was an easy read and I finished it within a day or two of reading... "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Amanda B. | 3/26/2009

    " I didn't want this series to end! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Becky | 2/26/2009

    " I really struggled with parts of this book because the characters go through the dust bowl era. Too hard. Part of what makes it hard is the anxiety it brought up about my own financial situation. I found myself skipping forward to try and get through the anxious parts. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Susan | 7/24/2008

    " This was the sequel to Winter is Not Forever, but it was even better! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Terri | 5/20/2008

    " I couldn't put it down!!! The story for the 4 books are insperational and heart warming.
    I didn't want the book to end. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Meadow | 3/28/2008

    " Josh has finally made is mind up. He si going to take over the farm. and breed it to perfection. But another problem arises, he must find a wife, will it be
    sweet Mary
    Thrilling Matilda
    or beautiful Camilla "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Danni | 2/28/2008

    " you have to trust God to take care of you. He will no matter what. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Lynnea | 1/23/2008

    " Great book - and such a wonderful reminder/lesson about marriage and what it means to cherish. "

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About the Author
Author Janette Oke

Janette Oke, recipient of the 1992 ECPA President’s Award for her significant contribution to the CBA industry and to Christian fiction, has also been awarded the coveted Gold Medallion Award for fiction. Oke and her husband live in Alberta, Canada.

About the Narrators

Johnny Heller, a two-time winner of the prestigious Audie Award, was named a top voice of 2008 and 2009 and selected as one of the Top 50 Narrators of the Twentieth Century by AudioFile magazine. His adult and children’s book narrations have earned him thirty-five AudioFile Earphones Awards.

Marguerite Gavin is a seasoned theater veteran, a five-time nominee for the prestigious Audie Award, and the winner of numerous AudioFile Earphones and Publishers Weekly awards. Marguerite has been an actor, director, and audiobook narrator for her entire professional career. With over four hundred titles to her credit, her narration spans nearly every genre, from nonfiction to mystery, science fiction, fantasy, romance, and children’s fiction. AudioFile magazine says, “Marguerite Gavin…has a sonorous voice, rich and full of emotion.”