Awards

“In this enjoyable historical novel set on the 19th-century American frontier, Kirkpatrick (Everything She Didn’t Say) fleshes out the story of real-life pioneer Carrie Strahorn.”—Publishers Weekly

“In this enjoyable historical novel set on the 19th-century American frontier, Kirkpatrick fleshes out the story of real-life pioneer Carrie Strahorn.”Publishers Weekly  (Everything She Didn’t Say)

“Jane Kirkpatrick has turned a scrap of history into a story of courageous women strong enough to meet the challenges of nature–and of men.”—Sandra Dallas, New York Times bestselling author

“The stories found in these pages are heart-breaking, poignant, and uplifting. Readers who enjoy romance and character building will find this to be pleasing…”—Compass Book Ratings (All She Left Behind)

“Kirkpatrick seamlessly blends fact and fiction such that readers cannot tell where historical accounts end and the brilliance of her imagination begins. Kirkpatrick illuminates the subtext of Strahorn’s work with incredible spirit, depth, and creativity, illustrating the compelling ways in which people of the past filtered their lives and experiences.”Booklist **Starred**  (Everything She Didn’t Say)

“Kirkpatrick is wonderful with historical detail and recreating the life of this inspiring woman and other female doctors of that period.”—Publishers Weekly **Starred Review**  (All She Left Behind)

“The storyline is rich in historical details that enhance the overall plot without overtaking it. Kirkpatrick does her research on each of her books, and it shows.”—Romantic Times Book Reviews (All She Left Behind)

“Strong characters, exceptional settings, and a tender romance make this a story most readers will appreciate.”—Library Journal  (All She Left Behind)

“In Everything She Didn’t Say, bestselling author Jane Kirkpatrick expertly captures the indomitable spirit of a woman who is just as comfortable reveling in her pioneering adventures as she is maintaining the composure of a Victorian lady.”BookPage

“Kirkpatrick is a commanding innovator of the historical genre with her depth of research and lifelike characters.”—Booklist **Starred Review** (One More River to Cross)

Something Worth Doing

  • Bestseller List, 2020, Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association (PNBA)
  • Bestseller List, 2020, Library Journal, Christian Fiction

One More River To Cross

  • Winner, 2021, Will Rogers Silver Medallion Award, Inspirational Western Fiction
  • Bestseller List, 2019, Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association (PNBA)
  • Bestseller List, 2020, Christian Booksellers Association (CBA)
  • Finalist, 2020, Will Rogers Medallion Award, Inspirational Western Fiction

All She Left Behind

  • Finalist, 2017, WILLA Literary Award, Original Softcover Fiction, Women Writing the West

This Road We Traveled

  • Bestseller List, 2016, Christian Booksellers Association (CBA)
  • Finalist, 2017, Will Rogers Medallion Award, Inspirational Fiction
  • Finalist, 2017, WILLA Literary Award, Original Softcover Fiction, Women Writing the West
  • Nominee, 2017, Book Award, Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association (PNBA)

The Memory Weaver

  • Bestseller List, 2015, Christian Booksellers Association (CBA)
  • Winner, 2016, Will Rogers Gold Medallion Award, Inspirational Fiction
  • Finalist, 2016, Spur Award, Best Western Historical Fiction, Western Writers of America

Homestead

  • Bestseller List, 1991, Christian Booksellers Association (CBA)
  • Word Book Guild Choice, 1992, Word Publishers

A Light in the Wilderness

  • Bestseller List, 2014, Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association (PNBA)
  • Bestseller List, 2014, Christian Booksellers Association (CBA)
  • Winner, 2015, WILLA Literary Award, Original Softcover Fiction, Women Writing the West
  • Finalist, 2015, Spur Award, Best Western Historical Novel, Western Writers of America

Where Lilacs Still Bloom

  • Bestseller List, 2012, Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association (PNBA)
  • Winner, 2013, Carol Award, American Christian Fiction Writers (AFCW)

The Daughter’s Walk

  • Bestseller List, 2011, Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association (PNBA)

A Flickering Light

  • Best Book (top 10) List, 2009, Library Journal
  • Winner, 2010, WILLA Literary Award, Original Softcover Fiction (Trade or Mass Market), Women Writing the West
  • Finalist, 2010, Christy Award, Evangelical Christian Publishers Association
  • Finalist, 2011, Oregon Book Award, Portland Literary Arts Organization

An Absence So Great

  • Finalist, 2011, WILLA Literary Award, Original Softcover Fiction, Women Writing the West

A Sweetness to the Soul

  • Bestseller List, 1995-1996, Christian Booksellers Association (CBA)
  • Winner, 1996, Western Heritage Wrangler Award, Western Novel, National Cowboy Museum
  • Oregon Humanities Award: Oregon 100 (one of the best books about Oregon published between 1800-2000), Oregon Cultural Heritage Commission
  • Oregon 150, (one of the best books about Oregon for 150th anniversary of statehood), State Library of Oregon

Love to Water My Soul

  • Guideposts Condensed Books, 1998

A Clearing in the Wild

  • Finalist, 2006, Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association (PNBA)
  • Finalist, 2007, WILLA Literary Award, Historical Fiction, Women Writing the West

A Tendering in the Storm

  • Winner, 2008, WILLA Literary Award, Original Softcover Fiction (Trade or Mass Market), Women Writing the West
  • Finalist, 2008, Christy Award, Evangelical Christian Publishers Association
  • Finalist, 2009, Oregon Book Award, Portland Literary Arts Organization

A Land of Sheltered Promise

  • Bestseller List, 2005, Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association (PNBA)
  • Finalist, 2005, Spur Award, Western Writers of America – correct

A Name of Her Own

  • Bestseller List, 2003, Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association (PNBA)
  • Independent Bookstore Pick, 2003, National Booksense (now known as IndieBound)
  • Caldera Achievement Award, 2006, Nature of Words
  • Distinguished Northwest Writer Award, 2005, Willamette Writers
  • Finalist, 2004, Oregon Book Award, Portland Literary Arts Organization

All Together in One Place

  • Bestseller List, 2001, Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association (PNBA)
  • Bestseller List, 2001, Christian Booksellers Association (CBA)
  • Best Inspirational Books, 2000, Affair de Coeur
  • Finalist, 2001, Reader’s Choice, Romance Writers of America
  • Nominee, 2001, Inspirational Reader’s Choice Contest, Romance Writers of America

 No Eye Can See

  • Bestseller List, 2002, Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association (PNBA)

What Once We Loved

  • Bestseller List, 2002, Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association (PNBA)

Aurora: An American Experience in Quilt, Community and Craft

  • Finalist, 2009, WILLA Literary Award, Creative Non-Fiction, Women Writing the West

“A Mother’s Cry” (within The Midwife’s Legacy book)

  • Finalist, 2013, Inspirational Reader’s Choice Contest, Novella, Romance Writers of America

Log Cabin Christmas

  • Bestseller List, 2011, New York Times