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Ruth Jean Dale

(Betty Lee Duran)
USA flag (b.1942)

aka Lee Duran, Jean Stribling

Betty Lee Duran (b. 1942 in Ozark Mountains, Missouri, U.S.A) was a popular U.S. writer of romance novels. She started writing as Ruth Jean Dale, and now, she writes as Lee Duran.

Ruth Jean Dale's books have been translated in many foreign languages, including French, Spanish, German, Polish, Greek, Italian, Russian and Chinese. She's made frequent appearances on romance best seller lists, and was nominated a "Top Ten Favorite Author" by Affaire de Coeur magazine.

Duran retired temporaly in 2000 after her husband suffered a stroke.

Genres: Romance

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