Books written by LaVyrle Spencer include Bitter Sweet, Then Came Heaven, Small Town Girl, That Camden Summer and Home Song. Other authored works include Family Blessings, November of the Heart, Separate Beds, The Hellion and Morning Glory.
LaVyrle Spencer is an American author whose additional works include Spring Fantasy, The Gamble, A Promise to Cherish, Forsaking All Others and The Endearment. Her works are in the genre of contemporary and historical romance and are generally themed in steadfast love, strength through adversity and family bonds. Central characters in her novels tend to possess a realistic combination of strength, savvy and tenderheartedness, all while overcoming various hardships and adversity.
Several of Spencer's works have been adapted for television and the big screen, including Morning Glory, which was made into a major motion picture starring Deborah Raffin and Christopher Reeve. Home Song and Family Blessings were both adapted as CBS television movies, and the network also purchased the rights to 11 of her other novels.
Spencer was born July 17, 1942, and is a 12-time best-selling author with 23 novels to her credit. She has sold over 1.5 million paperback copies and over 400,000 hardcover copies. She retired in 1997 after writing her final novel, Then Came Heaven.