Lauraine Snelling

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Lauraine Snelling is an author of Christian fiction.

Official Web Site: Official Facebook Page: Lauraine Snelling

She is married to Wayne and they have 3 children and live north of Los Angeles, CA in Tehachapi. She lived in Vancouver, Washington during the eruption of Mount St. Helens, which inspired several books.

Her favorite book growing up was Little Women.

List of works by Lauraine Snelling[edit]

Dakota Plains series[edit]

Published by Heartsong.

  1. Dakota Dawn - Heartsong 28, 1997
  2. Dakota Dream - Heartsong 44, 1993
  3. Dakota Dusk - Heartsong 66, 1995
  4. Dakota December - Heartsong 128

Red River of the North series[edit]

Published by Bethany House. Re-released with new covers in 2007.

  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

Return To Red River series[edit]

This is a follow up series to Red River of the North.

Published by Bethany House: "Returning a generation later to the Red River valley and the Bjorklund farm, this series follows the family as the now adult children look to their own future."

  1. A Dream To Follow, 2001
  2. Believing The Dream, 2002
  3. More Than A Dream, 2003

Dakotah Treasures series[edit]

Published by Bethany House: "tells the stories of four women surviving and flourishing in the Dakotah territories"

  1. Ruby, 2003
  2. Pearl, 2004
  3. Opal, 2005
  4. Amethyst, 2005

Daughters of Blessing series[edit]

Published by Bethany House: "returns to North Dakota in 1900 and to favorite characters from the Red River of the North series."

  1. A Promise for Ellie, 2006
  2. Sophie's Dilemma, 2007
  3. A Touch of Grace, 2008
  4. Rebecca's Reward, 2008

Home to Blessing series[edit]

Published by Bethany House

  1. A Measure of Mercy, October 1, 2009
  2. No Distance Too Far, April 1, 2010
  3. A Heart for Home, March 1, 2011

Wild West Wind Series[edit]

  1. Valley of Dreams
  2. Whispers in the Wind (July 2012)
  3. A Place to Belong (March 2013)

Standalone books[edit]

  • Tragedy on the Toutle, published by Baker Books, 1982
  • Song of Laughter - Heartsong 10, 1986
  • Race for Roses - Heartsong 350, 1999
  • Hawaiian Sunrise, published by Bethany House, 1999
  • The Gift, published by Promise Press, 2002
  • The Healing Quilt, published by WaterBrook Press, 2002
  • The Way of Women, published by WaterBrook Press, 2004
  • Saturday Morning, published by WaterBrook Press, 2005
  • Washington (Novella with Wanda E. Brunstetter), Published by Barbour Publishing, 2005 - includes Song of Laugher and Race for Roses
  • Once Upon A Christmas (Novella with Lenora Worth), Published by Steeple Hill, 2005
  • The Brushstroke Legacy, published by WaterBrook Press, 2006
  • Breaking Free, published by FaithWords, 2007
  • One Perfect Day, coming October 2008
  • A Hand to Hold: Helping Someone Through Grief (Non-fiction), published by Revell, 2004
  • Reunion (July 2012)

Youth Fiction[edit]

Secret Refuge series[edit]

Young Adult. Published by Bethany House: "When the Civil War comes to Kentucky, Jesselynn Highwood is forced to make a fateful decision to save the Thoroughbreds that she promised her dying father she’d protect."

  1. Daughter of Twin Oaks, 2000
  2. Sisters of the Confederacy, 2000
  3. The Long Way Home, 2001

Golden Filly series[edit]

  1. Golden Filly Collection 1
  2. Golden Filly Collection 2

High Hurdles series[edit]

  1. High Hurdles Collection 1
  2. High Hurdles Collection 2

S.A.V.E. Squad series[edit]

  1. Dog Daze
  2. The Great Cat Caper
  3. Secondhand Horses
  4. No Ordinary Owl