For her significant contribution to Christian fiction, the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association honored Janette Oke with their 1992 President's Award. Like Gold Refined is vintage Oke, full of the gentle warmth that captivates fans the world over. Happily married with four children, Virginia Lewis is perfectly content with her peaceful existence on the family farm. But change looms on the horizon. Grandma Marty and Grandpa Clark have always been a source of emotional strength, but their health is failing. And Virginia's adopted daughter, who has long been a blessing, may be torn from the family when her absentee birth mother resurfaces and pursues custody. Virginia may fear the unknown, but her unshakable convictions will help her embrace it. Like Gold Refined is a timeless testament to the strength of family and the power of faith. Narrator Alexandra O'Karma gracefully illuminates Janette Oke's wholesome prose and brings her inspiring message to life.