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Barbara Delinsky


(Barbara Ruth Greenberg Delinsky)
USA flag (b.1945)

aka Billie Douglass, Bonnie Drake

Barbara Delinsky is the author of more than twenty New York Times bestselling books. She has been published in twenty-eight languages worldwide. A lifelong New Englander, Delinsky earned a B.A. in psychology at Tufts University and an M.A. in sociology at Boston College. She lives in Massachusetts with her husband, more books than she'll ever be able to read, two tennis racquets, and enough electronic devices to keep in close touch with her children and their families.
 

Genres: Romance, Romantic Suspense
 
Series
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Victoria Lesser
   1. The Real Thing (1986)
   2. Crossed Hearts (1987)
     aka Twelve Across
   3. The Invitation (1987)
     aka A Single Rose
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Crosslyn Rise
   1. The Dream (1990)
   2. The Dream Unfolds (1990)
   3. The Dream Comes True (1990)
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Blake Sisters
   1. Lake News (1999)
   2. An Accidental Woman (2002)
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Novels
   Surrender by Moonlight (1981) (as by Bonnie Drake)
   Sensuous Burgundy (1981) (as by Bonnie Drake)
   Sweet Ember (1981) (as by Bonnie Drake)
   Search for a New Dawn (1982) (as by Billie Douglass)
   The Ardent Protector (1982) (as by Bonnie Drake)
   A Time to Love (1982) (as by Billie Douglass)
   Whispered Promise (1982) (as by Bonnie Drake)
   Lilac Awakening (1982) (as by Bonnie Drake)
   Knightly Love (1982) (as by Billie Douglass)
   Amber Enchantment (1982) (as by Bonnie Drake)
   Sweet Serenity (1982) (as by Billie Douglass)
   Fast Courting (1983) (as by Billie Douglass)
   Flip Side of Yesterday (1983) (as by Billie Douglass)
   The Silver Fox (1983) (as by Bonnie Drake)
   The Passionate Touch (1983) (as by Bonnie Drake)
   Beyond Fantasy (1983) (as by Billie Douglass)
   Passion and Illusion (1983) (as by Bonnie Drake)
   An Irresistible Impulse (1983)
   The Carpenter's Lady (1983) (as by Billie Douglass)
   Gemstone (1983) (as by Bonnie Drake)
   Lover from the Sea (1983) (as by Bonnie Drake)
   Moment to Moment (1984) (as by Bonnie Drake)
   Bronze Mystique (1984)
   Finger Prints (1984)
   Variation on a Theme (1984) (as by Billie Douglass)
   Secret of the Stone (1985)
   Chances Are (1985)
   First Things First (1985)
   Within Reach (1986)
   First, Best and Only (1986)
   Jasmine Sorcery (1986)
     aka The Scent of Jasmine
   Threats and Promises (1986)
   Cardinal Rules (1987)
   Heat Wave (1987)
   T.L.C. (1988)
   Twilight Whispers (1988)
   Commitments (1988)
   Through My Eyes (1989)
   Heart of the Night (1989)
   Montana Man (1989)
   Having Faith (1990)
   Facets (1990)
   The Stud (1991)
   A Woman Betrayed (1991)
   The Passions of Chelsea Kane (1992)
   More Than Friends (1993)
   Suddenly (1994)
   For My Daughters (1994)
   Together Alone (1995)
   Shades of Grace (1996)
   Father Figure (1997)
   A Woman's Place (1997)
   Three Wishes (1997)
   Coast Road (1998)
   The Vineyard (2000)
   The Woman Next Door (2001)
   Flirting with Pete (2003)
   The Summer I Dared (2004)
   Looking for Peyton Place (2005)
   Family Tree (2007)
   The Secret Between Us (2008)
   While My Sister Sleeps (2009)
   Not My Daughter (2009)
   Escape (2011)
   Don't Tempt Me (2012)
     aka The Silver Fox
   Home Fires (2012)
     aka Beyond Fantasy
   Pictures of You (2012)
     aka The Passionate Touch
   What the Waves Bring (2012)
     aka Lover From the Sea
   Amber's Embrace (2012)
     aka Amber Enchantment
   Call My Name (2012)
     aka Whispered Promise
   Sweet Salt Air (2013)
   Father of the Bride (2014)
   Blueprints (2015)
   Before and Again (2018)
   A Week at the Shore (2020)
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Collections
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Novellas and Short Stories
   Sunlight and Joy (2011)
   Hold My Heart (2012)
   Silken Sands (2012)
   The Right Wrong Number (2013)
   What She Really Wants (2015)
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Series contributed to
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Non fiction show
 
Omnibus editions show
 
Barbara Delinsky recommends
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The Two Lives of Lydia Bird (2019)
Josie Silver
"The Two Lives of Lydia Bird offers wit in abundance, deeply satisfying characterization, and a mega-dose of heart. What a journey these characters take, and what magic this author uses to bring each of them alive. Josie Silver is fresh, insightful, and daring. Her voice is one of rising strength in women’s fiction today."
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The Girl He Used to Know (2019)
Tracey Garvis-Graves
"The most riveting, rewarding, refreshing novel I've read in years."
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Law of Attraction (2010)
(Anna Curtis, book 1)
Allison Leotta
"A beautifully written and suspenseful debut."

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Awards
Rita Awards Best Novel winner (1988) : Twilight Whispers


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