Janette Oke (pronounced "oak") pioneered inspirational fiction and is the leading author in the category today. LOVE COMES SOFTLY, her first novel, has sold over 1 million copies. Janette is now the bestselling author of over 70 books, 32 of which have been translated into fourteen languages. Janette and her husband, Edward, have four grown children and enjoy their many grandchildren. They make their home in Canada.