Janette Oke has done an amazing job of bringing to life the history of the Canadian West! "When Breaks the Dawn" depicts the trials faced by the law enforcement officers (Mounties) on the harsh frontire but it also intricately entwines elements of Christ's gracious provision and protection as Wynn and Elizabeth Delaney work and interact in the small northern community of Beaver River. It will touch your heart and move you to laughter and tears as you join Elizabeth in her ventures as a school teacher and share her pain of the lack of a child. You will worry with her as Wynn is out on duty and become an accomplice in her stuggles. Each moment reading this book is to be savored and will be thoroughly enjoyed.