Luanne’s Library: The Complete Collection What My Mother Gave Me What My Mother Gave Me Luanne Buy the Book Amazon • Apple • Barnes & Noble • IndieBound My essay Midnight Typing is included in the collection What My Mother Gave Me, edited by Elizabeth Benedict, and out now from Algonquin Books. My mother gave me many gifts, and one of them was the encouragement to write. She led by example, often writing into the night after she'd put my sisters and me to…Read More 57 days agoWhat My Mother Gave MeThe Lemon Orchard The Lemon Orchard Luanne From bestselling author Luanne Rice—a captivating and sexy novel of love, both enduring and unexpected. Year after year, Luanne Rice’s fans eagerly await her next book. Their enthusiasm is soon to be rewarded with The Lemon Orchard, Rice’s romantic new love story between two people from seemingly different worlds.Read More 135 days agoThe Lemon OrchardLittle Night Little Night Admin Amazon • Apple • Barnes & Noble • IndieBound. Clare Burke’s life took a devastating turn when she tried to protect her sister, Anne, from an abusive and controlling husband and ended up serving prison time for assault.…Read More 144 days agoLittle NightThe Letters The Letters Admin In this remarkable collaboration, acclaimed writers Luanne Rice and Joseph Monninger combine their unique talents to create, through a series of searching, intimate letters, a powerful novel of an estranged husband and wife—and the moment that changed the course of their lives forever.Read More 276 days agoThe LettersThe Silver Boat The Silver Boat Admin A heartwarming yet heart-wrenching portrait of three far-flung sisters who come home to Martha’s Vineyard one last time to say goodbye to the family beach house. Memories of their grandmother, mother, and their Irish father, who sailed away the year Dar, the oldest, turned twelve, rise up and expose the fine cracks in their family myth.Read More 842 days agoThe Silver BoatSecrets of Paris Secrets of Paris Admin Passion and friendship get equal billing in this entertaining love story, shaded with dark undertones. The Paris setting and themes of betrayal and forgiveness distinguish this spirited romance.Read More 872 days agoSecrets of ParisWhat Matters Most What Matters Most Luanne Picking up where Sandcastles lets off, this a story about two people who've loved each other forever but live their lives apart. "Writing the novel, I tried to capture that feeling of complete longing for something you can never have yet, at the same time, carry in your heart at all times." –LuanneRead More 914 days agoWhat Matters MostSandcastles Sandcastles Admin The lives of one broken-hearted woman and her family are changed forever when one of her daughters brings back the man who left so many years ago to the family he’s always loved. Some things, like sandcastles, don’t survive the changing tides. But love, family, and friendship–just as fragile–have a way of standing against anything.Read More 1015 days agoSandcastlesThe Deep Blue Sea for Beginners The Deep Blue Sea for Beginners Admin A legendary island steeped in the mystery and wisdom of centuries… A runaway heiress learning to trust life, and love… A mother and daughter, separated for years, searching for a way to face the future together… Luanne tells a powerful story of love, family, and friendship through the lives of two women who reunite at a place where dreams begin.Read More 1070 days agoThe Deep Blue Sea for BeginnersSummer's Child Summer’s Child Luanne A powerful novel of a mystery, a love affair, and a bond that cannot be broken set in a seaside town where miracles are made. On the first day of summer, Mara Jameson went out to water her garden–and was never seen again. Years after her disappearance, no one could forget the expectant mother.Read More 1030 days agoSummer’s ChildBlue Moon Blue Moon Admin At the forefront of this well-crafted story stands Cass, youngest and feistiest of the Keating sisters, a mother of three who enjoys hot sex in semi-public locations with husband Billy Medieros, her sweetheart since high school.Read More 1076 days agoBlue MoonHome Fires Home Fires Admin Anne Davis has returned to the house where she was raised, trading a seemingly charmed life jetting between her Manhattan penthouse and France for a harsh winter in a wind-whipped island off the New England coast.Read More 1076 days agoHome FiresFollow the Stars Home Follow the Stars Home Admin As lyrical and moving as the poetry of nature, Follow the Stars Home is a miracle of storytelling that will take your breath away. If words alone can dare us to confront our fears and to choose joy over sorrow, then Luanne's magnificent novel is a benediction and a call to celebrate our lives.Read More 1076 days agoFollow the Stars HomeFirefly Beach Firefly Beach Admin Coolly sophisticated and steadfastly single, Caroline Renwick has always been the sister everyone could count on. As she and Clea and Skye gathered at Firefly Hill, their childhood home, Caroline thought that they had all put the past behind them. But as summer gets under way, a mysterious man arrives—a man who has the power to bring it all back...Read More 1076 days agoFirefly BeachSummer Light Summer Light Admin An entrancing story of love at first sight, the true meaning of family, and angels right here on earth. May’s own faith in true love was shattered when she was abandoned by the father of her child. Still, she finds joy in raising her daughter Kylie, a very special five-year-old who sees and hears things that others cannot. . .Read More 1076 days agoSummer LightTrue Blue True Blue Admin The story of two sisters and the boy next door...In True Blue Luanne explores the powerful bonds that connect old friends, and the joy of life’s unexpected second chances. Returning to the Connecticut beach town at the center of many of her novels, she touches our hearts with a spellbinding story of a love lost--and saved.Read More 1076 days agoTrue BlueSafe Harbor Safe Harbor Admin Haunting and powerful, Safe Harbor is an unforgettable story of family bonds, love lost and found, and of a painter's unfolding vision of herself, as an artist -- and as a woman. Set on the timeless New England coastline that Luanne has made her own.Read More 1076 days agoSafe HarborThe Perfect Summer The Perfect Summer Admin Old friendships--and love--make all things new again. Luanne takes us back to the seaside, delving into the heart of a once happy family facing troubled waters.Read More 1076 days agoThe Perfect SummerThe Secret Hour The Secret Hour Admin The gripping story of a man fighting for his family, a woman searching for her sister--and the promise of a new life where both least expected it...Beneath his careful and controlled demeanor, attorney John O’Rourke is a man whose life is in turmoil. Since the death of his wife, he has been juggling the rigors of a controversial capital murder case and the demands of raising tw…Read More 1076 days agoThe Secret HourDance With Me Dance With Me Admin The story of a man and woman forced to choose between the past that haunts them and the love that won’t let them go...Jane Porter left the apple orchards of rural Twin Rivers, Rhode Island, years ago, fleeing memories that could tear two families apart. Now she has been unexpectedly drawn home to her mother and only sister.Read More 1076 days agoDance With MeStone Heart Stone Heart Admin A powerful and complex portrait of family when one woman's homecoming becomes an emotional journey towards a new beginning...After fifteen years away, Nomadic archaeologist Maria Dark hopes that she can rediscover the joy and optimism of her youth in the arms of her family. But things have changed.Read More 1076 days agoStone HeartSilver Bells Silver Bells Admin On a quaint, snowy Chelsea street, librarian Catherine Tierney and a widowed Christmas tree seller from Nova Scotia will rediscover the magic of the season where they least expect it: in a chance encounter that leads to a holiday surprise of love and hope powerful enough to last a lifetime.Read More 1076 days agoSilver BellsCrazy in Love Crazy in Love Admin An intensely moving journey through the intimate terrain of a rapturous marriage in sudden jeopardy–and follows one woman’s courageous search to find her way when everything, even her heart, seems lost...Read More 1076 days agoCrazy in LoveSummer of Roses Summer of Roses Admin Revisiting the remarkable characters introduced in Luanne's bestselling Summer’s Child, she brings full circle one of her most compelling explorations of the human heart…all the many ways it can be broken…and the magic that can make it whole again.Read More 1076 days agoSummer of RosesAngels all over Town Angels all over Town Admin Luanne made her triumphant debut with this delicately drawn but emotionally powerful portrait of a woman's extraordinary journey of the heart and soul—a timeless story of love, sisterhood, and the hope that emerges even out of heartbreak.Read More 1076 days agoAngels all over TownOverlaysShareTweetPreviousNextPreviousNext Hello reader and thank you for visiting. Here is my complete archive of work for you to browse and discuss. You can leave your comments and thoughts with each book – I always enjoy hearing from readers – Luanne.