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Rice, Luanne

Works: 258 works in 1,876 publications in 16 languages and 105,387 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Romance fiction  Psychological fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Christmas stories  Thrillers (Fiction)  Epistolary fiction  Drama  Legal fiction (Literature) 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator
Classifications: PS3568.I289, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Luanne Rice
Most widely held works by Luanne Rice
Sandcastles by Luanne Rice( Book )

51 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 4,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Painter and art instructor Honor Dillon has made a peaceful life for herself with her three daughters, until the wedding of her eldest daughter, Regis, brings her former love--and Regis' father--John back into her life from his self-imposed exile
Dance with me by Luanne Rice( Book )

53 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 3,723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's been years since Jane Porter ventured back home to Twin Rivers, Rhode Island. Now she must close the door of her popular New York City bakery to return and help her sister care for their ailing mother
What matters most by Luanne Rice( Book )

48 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a life-changing journey to Ireland with Tom Kelly, Bernadette Sullivan finds refuge within the cloistered walls of a convent, but years later their past returns to haunt them, and they journey across the sea to find the son they had given up for adoption
Last kiss by Luanne Rice( Book )

31 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 3,594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hubbard's Point, Connecticutt. Nearly a year after the death of eighteen-year-old Charlie, singer-songwriter Sheridan Rosslare still hasn't played a note of the music that was once her life's passion. Tucked away in the beach house where she raised her only child, she lives with her memories of him and a grief too big to share even with her beloved sisters or her dear friend Stevie Moore. Nor can Stevie comfort Charlie's heartbroken girlfriend, Nell Kilvert, whom she regards as a daughter. Nell won't rest until she finds out what really happened to the boy she loved. Out of the past she summons a man she believes cares enough, and is tough enough, to uncover the truth--Sheridan's long-ago soul mate, Gavin Dawson.--From publisher description
The edge of winter by Luanne Rice( Book )

36 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Neve Halloran and her teenage daughter, Mickey, struggle to build a new life together amid the harsh beauty of a wildlife sanctuary in Rhode Island's South County
Light of the moon by Luanne Rice( Book )

35 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fulfilling her mother's dying wish, anthropologist Susannah Connolly travels from her lifelong home on the Connecticut shoreline to the fabled French Camargue, to see its famous white horses, find a mysterious saint linked to her family's history, and fall in love with an American journalist-rancher with a spirited but troubled daughter
The secret hour by Luanne Rice( Book )

49 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John O'Rouke, a widowed father of two children, finds himself fighting for the family he loves and a new chance at happiness with the wonderful Kate as complications arise from his defense of a serial killer
The silver boat by Luanne Rice( Book )

21 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three far-flung sisters come home to Martha's Vineyard one last time. Their mother's beach house is the only place any of them ever found true happiness and they need to begin the difficult process of letting go. Memories of their grandmother, mother, and their Irish father, who sailed away the year Dar turned twelve, rise up and expose the fine cracks in their family myth--especially when a cache of old letters reveals enough truth to send them back to their ancestral homeland
The geometry of sisters by Luanne Rice( Book )

25 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the halls of Newport Academy, a unique private school that has attracted generations of rebels, outcasts, and visionaries, a poignant and unforgettable lesson in the eternal truths of sisterhood is about to begin for Maggie Shaw, her fourteen-year-old daughter Beck, and her sixteen-year-old son Travis
Summer of roses by Luanne Rice( Book )

43 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 3,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Their lives were a tapestry woven together by love and loss, tragedy and hope. On the windswept coast of Nova Scotia, the rugged community of Cape Hawk has been a blessed refuge for two friends and their young daughters. Lily Malone and nine-year-old Rose have experienced first-hand the fragility of life; now they're making a new home - with a haunted man who will do whatever it take to protect them. Marisa Taylor is struggling to recapture the music that once colored her world with magic and joy as she tries to build a new life for young Jessica. But now, after years of searching, a man from faraway New England has made his way to Cape Hawk - a man bearing secrets from the past and news of an uncertain future. And in the fullness of summer, each woman will face choices that will irrevocably shthe seasons to come
Silver bells : a holiday tale by Luanne Rice( Book )

36 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Troubled by haunting memories of the past, a rugged Christmas tree farmer from Nova Scotia and a reclusive young librarian from New York City come together amid the holiday magic of a glittering city
Dream country by Luanne Rice( Book )

51 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the land robs Wyoming ranchers Daisy and James Tucker of their 3-year-old son, Jake, it tears the family apart. Daisy takes Jake's twin, Sage, to the East Coast. But 13 years later, a teenaged - and pregnant - Sage is making her way back to Wyoming, a runaway seeking the father and home she lost as a child. Daisy returns to the ranch to find her daughter, and she can't avoid the husband she left so many years ago
Summer light by Luanne Rice( Book )

39 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 2,955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

May Taylor, wedding planner and single mother, falls in love with troubled hockey legend Martin Cartier
The deep blue sea for beginners : a novel by Luanne Rice( Book )

32 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Years ago, Lyra Davis left behind a world of wealth and privilege and the people she loved most in the world, unable to reconcile the expectations of her celebrated family with the longings of her own wild heart. Now she lives quietly among a community of expatriates on the isle of Capri--until her daughter Pell travels across an ocean to find the mother she remembers and the deeper truths they all need so desperately
Safe harbor by Luanne Rice( Book )

38 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Artist Dana Underhill returns to the coastal Connecticut town she grew up in to take charge of her nieces after their parents are killed in a boating accident. She meets marine biologist Sam Trevor, who has loved her since childhood, but questions about the accident still trouble her
Follow the stars home by Luanne Rice( Book )

42 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Married young to Tim McIntosh, a passionate and charismatic fisherman with a troubled heart, Dianne Robbins expects a future full of happiness, security, and love. But when tests reveal that their unborn baby is severely disabled, Tim sails off for calmer waters. Faced with the responsibilities of raising her daughter Julia, Dianne finds support in Tim's brother Alan and her own mother Lucinda
Cloud nine : a novel by Luanne Rice( Book )

71 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cured from cancer, Sarah Talbot's joy is so contagious it affects those round her. Among them are pilot Will Burke and his daughter, both depressed by death in the family, and friendship leads to romance
Little night by Luanne Rice( Book )

12 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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. The verdict largely hinged on Anne's defense of her spouse, all lies, and the sisters have been estranged ever since. Nearly twenty years later, Clare is living a quiet life in Manhattan as an urban birder and nature blogger, when her niece, Grit, turns up on her doorstep. The two long for a relationship with each other, but they'll have to dig deep into their family's difficult past in order to build one. Together, they face the wounds inflicted by Anne and her husband and find in their new connection a place of healing. When Clare begins to suspect her sister might have followed Grit to New York, she and her niece hold out hope for a long-awaited reunion with her ... but will it be the joyous occasion they dream of? And will Clare and her longtime partner, Paul, whose complicated relationship has been sorely tested through the years, find a way back to love and to each other, again?--From inside front flap of book jacket
The lemon orchard by Luanne Rice( Book )

24 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the death of her daughter, Julie housesits the Mailbu home of her aunt and uncle where she finds herself drawn to Roberto, the handsome man who oversees the lemon orchard and whose daughter was lost but never found
The letters by Luanne Rice( Book )

20 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 2,507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam and Hadley West are both trying in their own ways to survive after the unthinkable loss of their only son in Alaska. For Sam, a sports journalist, acceptance means an arduous trek by dogsled across the bleak and beautiful arctic wilderness to find the place where Paul died. For Hadley, it means renting a benignly haunted, salt-soaked cottage off the Maine coast where she begins to paint again. Now, at opposite ends of the country, waiting for their divorce to be finalized, they begin to exchange letters by post, missives filled with longing and truths they've never before voiced, as they recall their marriage--its magic moments and its challenges--and begin to rediscover the reasons they fell in love in the first place.--From publisher description
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The silver boat
Alternative Names
Luanne Rice Amerikaans romanschrijfster

Luanne Rice écrivaine américaine

Luanne Rice US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin

Raisa, Lūena

Луан Райс

Райс, Луанн

רייס, לואן 1955-

ריס, לואן 1955-

ライス, ルアン

ライス, ルアンヌ

Dance with meWhat matters mostLast kissThe edge of winterLight of the moonThe secret hourThe silver boatThe geometry of sisters