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Lauraine Snelling, award-winning and bestselling author  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
 


Genres: Inspirational
 
Series
Golden Filly
   1. The Race (1991)
   2. Eagles' Wings (1991)
   3. Go for the Glory (1991)
   4. Kentucky Dreamer (1992)
   5. Call for Courage (1992)
   6. Shadow Over San Mateo (1993)
   7. Out of the Mist (1993)
   8. Second Wind (1994)
   9. Close Call (1994)
   10. The Winner's Circle (1995)
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Dakota Plains
   1. Dakota Dawn (1997)
   2. Dakota Dream (1993)
   3. Dakota Dusk (1994)
   4. Dakota December (1996)
   5. Dakota Destiny (2018)
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High Hurdles
   1. Olympic Dreams (1995)
   2. DJ's Challenge (1995)
   3. Setting the Pace (1996)
   4. Out of the Blue (1996)
   5. Storm Clouds (1997)
   6. Close Quarters (1998)
   7. Moving Up (1998)
   8. Letting Go (1999)
   9. Raising the Bar (1999)
   10. Class Act (2000)
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Red River of the North
   0. An Untamed Heart (2013)
   1. An Untamed Land (1996)
   2. A New Day Rising (1996)
   3. A Land to Call Home (1997)
   4. The Reaper's Song (1998)
   5. Tender Mercies (1999)
   6. Blessing in Disguise (1999)
   7. A Blessing to Cherish (2020)
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Return to Red River
   1. A Dream to Follow (2001)
   2. Believing the Dream (2002)
   3. More Than a Dream (2003)
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Dakotah Treasures
   1. Ruby (2003)
   2. Pearl (2004)
   3. Opal (2005)
   4. Amethyst (2005)
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Daughters of Blessing
   1. A Promise for Ellie (2006)
   2. Sophie's Dilemma (2007)
   3. A Touch of Grace (2007)
   4. Rebecca's Reward (2008)
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Home to Blessing
   1. A Measure of Mercy (2009)
   2. No Distance Too Far (2010)
   3. A Heart for Home (2011)
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Wild West Wind
   1. Valley of Dreams (2011)
   2. Whispers in the Wind (2012)
   3. A Place to Belong (2013)
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S.A.V.E. Squad (with Kathleen Damp Wright)
   1. Dog Daze (2012)
   2. The Great Cat Caper (2012)
   3. Secondhand Horses (2013)
   4. No Ordinary Owl (2013)
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Songs of Blessing
   1. To Everything a Season (2014)
   2. Harvest of Hope (2015)
   3. Streams of Mercy (2015)
   4. From This Day Forward (2016)
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Under Northern Skies
   1. The Promise of Dawn (2017)
   2. A Breath of Hope (2018)
   3. A Season of Grace (2018)
   4. A Song of Joy (2019)
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Leah's Garden
   1. The Seeds of Change (2021)
   2. A Time to Bloom (2022)
   3. Fields of Bounty (2023)
   4. A Season of Harvest (2024)
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Novels
   Tragedy on the Toutle (1982)
   Hawaiian Sunrise (1999)
   The Healing Quilt (2002)
   The Gift (2002)
   Light from Heaven (2002)
   The Way of Women (2004)
   Saturday Morning (2005)
   The Brushstroke Legacy (2006)
   Breaking Free (2007)
   What about Cimmaron? (2008)
   One Perfect Day (2008)
   On Hummingbird Wings (2011)
   Reunion (2012)
   Wake the Dawn (2013)
   Heaven Sent Rain (2014)
   Someday Home (2015)
   The Second Half (2016)
   Half Finished (2019)
   Beginning Again (2019)
   The Florence Legacy (2022)
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Collections
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Novellas and Short Stories
   The Cowboy's Angel (2021)
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Series contributed to
Washington
   1. Song of Laughter (1986)
   4. Race for Roses (1999)
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Picture Books show
 
Non fiction show
 
Omnibus editions show
 
Lauraine Snelling recommends
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A River Between Us (2023)
Jocelyn Green
"A River Between Us kept me enthralled to the very end. . .I highly recommend both A River Between Us and Jocelyn Green."
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From This Moment (2021)
Kim Vogel Sawyer
"Kim Vogel Sawyer paints characters with exquisite detail emotionally and physically, then sets them in a story that transports the reader into a world equally as appealing as the people who live there. A captivating read, leaving you wanting more."
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Love's Mountain Quest (2020)
(Hearts of Montana , book 2)
Misty M Beller
"Misty Beller is a new author well worth watching out for."

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Books containing stories by Lauraine Snelling
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The Storytellers' Collection (2000)
Tales of Faraway Places
edited by
Melody Carlson

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