A complete chronological list of award-winning author Luanne Rice's published work is available online through BookReporter.com. Early releases include "Blue Moon," "Home Fires," "Cloud Nine," "True Blue" and "Summer Light." Some of her more recent books are "Little Night," "The Lemon Orchard," "What My Mother Gave Me," "The Night Before" and "The Secret Language of Sisters," her first young adult novel.
Other work includes "Perfect Summer," "Beach Girls," "Dance With Me," "The Secret Hour" and "Silver Bells." The Connecticut native has released at least 33 books since 1994, including several New York Times bestsellers.
Several of Rice's books 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 mini-series on Lifetime. Additionally, her work has garnered praise from the likes of Hartford Stage, the Geffen Playhouse and several off-Broadway theatre productions.
At the age of 11, a poem by Rice appeared in a Hartford newspaper, while her first short story was published in "American Girl" when she was just 15. In recognition of her work, Rice received an honorary degree from Saint Joseph's College, where she spoke to students at a 2011 commencement.