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Luanne Rice

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Luanne Rice is the New York Times bestselling author of thirty-one novels including THE LEMON ORCHARD. Five of her books have been made into movies and mini-series, many have been New York Times bestsellers and two of her pieces have been featured in off-Broadway theatre productions. She divides her time between New York City and the Connecticut shoreline.


balanceWhen I was little and would leave my mother’s side, she would always say, “Be careful.” And I was, mostly. Those words were my invisible tattoo. I paid attention to the rules. We didn’t have sidewalks in our neighborhood, and when I walked my sisters to school, I made sure we stayed a safe distance off the busy road, a few feet onto the grass or around trees, out of danger. In seventh grade and...

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Follow the Stars Home
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Summer's Child
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The Perfect Summer
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The Edge of Winter
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Last Kiss
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“[...] don't you know who that Fat Lady really is? ... Ah, buddy. Ah, buddy. It's Christ Himself. Christ Himself, buddy.”
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“Your heart, Bessie, is an autumn garage.”
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“Beach girls now, beach girls tomorrow, beach girls till the end of time.”
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“Before dawn, the air smelled of lemons.”
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message 6: by Suze

Suze Joyce Are you planning a sequel to The Lemon Orchard. I felt there was so mush left hanging...


Savannah Thank you for the friendship.
Stay naughty,
Savannah
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message 4: by Beth

Beth Hi Luanne,
Thanks for sending a friend request to this fellow Goodreads author!


Teresa Thanks for accepting my friendship. I love your books.


Pamela Pamela wrote: "Hey Luanna...Thanks for accepting my friendship."

Oops...I apologize for the spelling mishap Luanne.


Pamela Hey Luanna...Thanks for accepting my friendship.


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