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Lauraine Snelling

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Award-winning and bestselling author Lauraine Snelling has over 80 books published with sales of over 4.5 million. Her original dream was to write horse books for children. Today, she writes adult novels about real issues centered on forgiveness, loss, domestic violence and cancer in her inspirational contemporary women’s fiction titles and historical series, including the favorite, Blessing books about Ingeborg Bjorklund and family.

Lauraine enjoys helping others reach their writing dreams by teaching at writer’s conferences across the county. She and her husband Wayne have two grown sons, and a daughter in Heaven. They live in the Tehachapi Mountains with a Basset named Sir Winston ob de Mountains, Lapcat, and “The Girls” (three golden he
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I have just started writing my newest historical series. In fact, I am only a few pages into the first manuscript. At this point, we do …more
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I have just started writing my newest historical series. In fact, I am only a few pages into the first manuscript. At this point, we do not even have a name for the series yet! However, I can give you a few hints... The books are set in the Blackduck area of Minnesota in the early 1900's and features a new family of Norwegian immigrants. Readers familiar with Blessing may recognize the family as descendants of Ingeborg's childhood friend, Gunlaug, but this is not a Blessing series. I suppose you could say that it runs parallel to Blessing books but is in fact a new series with new characters set in a new area. Blessings, Lauraine(less)
Lauraine Snelling Thank you for the healing thoughts! I hope you enjoy Ellie. I have just started an entirely new series set in the Blackduck area of Minnesota. It is e…moreThank you for the healing thoughts! I hope you enjoy Ellie. I have just started an entirely new series set in the Blackduck area of Minnesota. It is exciting to meet new characters and learn their life stories. (less)
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