Luanne Rice

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Luanne Rice
Born (1955-09-25)September 25, 1955
New Britain, Connecticut United States
Occupation Novelist
Nationality American
Period 1985 - Present
Genres Fiction

Luanne Rice is the New York Times bestselling American author of thirty novels. She often writes about nature and the sea,[1] and many of her novels deal with love and family.[2][3]

Born in New Britain, Connecticut, Rice's first published poem appeared in the Hartford Courant when she was eleven, and her first short story was published in American Girl when she was fifteen. Her debut novel, Angels All Over Town, was published in 1985.

In 2002, Connecticut College awarded Rice an honorary degree and invited her to donate her papers to the college's Special Collections Library.[4]

Rice is an avid environmentalist and advocate for families affected by domestic violence.

Several of Rice's novels have been adapted for television, including Crazy in Love for TNT, Blue Moon for CBS, Follow the Stars Home and Silver Bells for the Hallmark Hall of Fame, and Beach Girls for a Summer 2005 mini-series on Lifetime.

Rice divides her time between New York City, Old Lyme, Connecticut, and Southern California.



  1. ^ "Beach Bag of Books -- SUMMER'S CHILD by Luanne Rice". Retrieved 1 October 2010. 
  2. ^ Interview with Luanne Rice
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