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Author Rice's Book
Beach Girls (Romance)
Bantam, Aug 2004, 7.50, 464 pp. ISBN: 0553587242 In 1976 Hubbard's Point, Connecticut, three teenage girls swear to be friends forever as the “Beach Girls” though their temperament differs. Stevie Moore is a sensitive artist; Maddie Kilvert is the serious one; Emma Lincoln is the sassy member of the trio. Time, distance, and events drift Stevie from the others, but Maddie and Emma become in-laws when the latter married former's brother Jack. ...
Cloud Nine (Romance)
Sarah Talbot runs a bedding shop, Cloud Nine, and is recovering from treatment for cancer. Sarah's mother died from cancer, she doesn't get on well with her father, and her son is now living with her father on Elk Island. Friends arrange for Sarah to take a plane ride for her birthday and she meets Will Burke, a pilot. He is divorced, his only son drowned and his daughter constantly changes her first name. Together, Will and Sarah deal with their fam...
Dance With Me
Bantam, Feb 2004, 22.95, 340 pp. ISBN: 0553802275 In Twin Rivers, Rhode Island, former high school Principal Margaret Porter slides in and out of senility. Her youngest daughter Sylvie takes a leave of absence from her job as the local high school librarian to care for her mom. Margaret's oldest daughter Jane, a successful New York baker, comes home to help, but brings with her a very sweet cake that her mom the diabetic should not eat. Tho...
Bantam, Feb 2001, 21.95, 368 pp. ISBN: 0553801198 Most people agree that no one can ever truly go home, but events will show that if Daisy want to return she not only can, she can stay. Daisy traveled west many years ago in search of colors that would mesh with the jewelry she creates. When she reached the Wyoming ranch of taciturn James Tucker, she fell in love and they married. Daisy gave birth to fraternal twins, Sage and Jake and everyone ...
Firefly Beach by Luanne Rice is one of her best books yet. Her books are incredibly sensitive, the characters are so real and believable, and she writes from her heart. Her writings seem to center on family issues that one can relate to at one time or another. Rice lets us know that love can heal, prevail and make things right. Caroline Renwick knows the secret of Joe Connor's father's untimely death when he was only six. Yet Caroline befriends him a...
Follow the Stars Home
Abandoned by her husband, Tim McIntosh, before their daughter was born, Dianne Robbins has spent eleven years caring for her exceptional child's every single need-almost alone. Tim couldn't accept the fact that their daughter Julia was deformed, and therefore not perfect and walked away. However, Tim's brother, Alan, who was Julia's doctor, sat back watching and caring, forever secretly in love with Dianne. But Dianne is afraid of loving again, so she is...
As a Luanne Rice fan, I thoroughly enjoyed reading Safe Harbor and as usual, could not put this Rice book down either! Rice has the endearing quality of drawing the reader right into the world she is portraying and making the reader one of the family. One cannot help but become intensely involved with the character's lives. Rice also paints a realistic picture for the reader, and not some made-up fantasy world, where one cannot really relate to the exper...
Bantam, Nov 2004, 15.00, 224 pp. ISBN: 0553804111 One year ago, widower Christopher Byrne took his two children with him to sell trees in the Chelsea section of Manhattan. Chris and his sixteen years old son got into a fight over the teen's future and soon the police arrive to take the older Byrne away. Danny vanished and has not been seen since and Chris regrets his actions ever since. Widow Catherine Tierney works at the private library of...
"Summer Light" is a very sensitive story of a young mother and daughter who meet a famous athlete under very unusual circumstances. The sweet love story that unfolds between the young mother and the gentlemen is described with a clean and fresh approach. The young daughter is a very important and intriguing addition to a beautiful story. I thoroughly enjoyed the book and would recommend it to others....
The Secret Hour
Bantam, Feb 2003, 22.95, 319 pp. ISBN: 0553802240 In Connecticut, defense attorney John O'Rourke struggles with his moral dilemma of defending some of society's worst monsters to insure they have a fair trail and the requirements of a single dad raising two youngsters by himself. The townsfolk treat John like a pariah especially with his current case, defending Greg Merrill, the Breakwater Killer. The latest incident is a brick tossed threw his...
“For every heart there is one love, one dream.” This quote found in the cover of Luanne Rice's True Blue shows that true love is complicated and powerful. Rumer and Zeb have been friends and have had passionate feelings for each other ever since but they are never a couple because Zeb married Elizabeth, Rumer's sister. Zeb's love for Elizabeth is like a shooting star. He sees it right away; it goes deep, and disappeared fast. Zeb crosses path with Rumer ...
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