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Barbara Delinsky - Author

About the Author

Barbara Delinsky is the author of more than twenty bestselling novels with over thirty million copies in print. She has been published in twenty-five languages worldwide. She lives with her family in New England. Before writing she worked as a journalist and photographer for a local newspaper, as well as a researcher for a children’s charity. She also survived aggressive breast cancer, something that caused her mother’s death when she was 8 years old. She has written a book about her and other women’s cancer experiences, Uplift, Secrets from the Sisterhood of Breast Cancer Survivors which has just published a 10th anniversary edition.

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Other books by Barbara Delinsky

The Dream Unfolds

The Dream Unfolds

Author: Barbara Delinsky Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/04/2019

Before and Again Fans of Jodi Picoult will love this - Daily Express

Before and Again Fans of Jodi Picoult will love this - Daily Express

Author: Barbara Delinsky Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/03/2019

THE BRAND NEW NOVEL FROM NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR BARBARA DELINSKY 'Fans of Jodi Picoult will love this.' Daily Express 'If you're a fan of Jodi Picoult you'll love this thoughtful read.' Woman's Way 'Warm, rich, textured and impossible to put down.' Nora Roberts 'A compelling, emotional read about love, loss, and becoming someone new.' Sadie Pearse, author of This Child of Ours *************************************************** Mackenzie Cooper took her eyes off the road for just a moment, but the resulting collision was enough to rob her of her life as she knew it. Forced to start again, she moved to a small town under a new name - Maggie Reid - and her only goal is to stay under the radar. She's thankful for the few friends she's made, although she can't risk telling them too much about her previous life. But Maggie isn't the only one in this peaceful town with secrets. When a friend's teenage son is thrust into the national spotlight, Maggie is torn between protecting herself or stepping into the glare to be at their side. Will she find the courage to face the world again? Praise for Barbara Delinsky: 'Fans of Jodi Picoult will love this . . . a poignant family story.' Daily Express 'Compelling reading' The Sun 'Delinsky's writing is fluid and makes for a hard-to-put-down book.' Glamour

Fulfilment

Fulfilment

Author: Barbara Delinsky Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/09/2018

Before and Again Fans of Jodi Picoult will love this - Daily Express

Before and Again Fans of Jodi Picoult will love this - Daily Express

Author: Barbara Delinsky Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/06/2018

THE BRAND NEW NOVEL FROM NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR BARBARA DELINSKY 'Fans of Jodi Picoult will love this.' Daily Express 'Warm, rich, textured and impossible to put down.' Nora Roberts 'A compelling, emotional read about love, loss, and becoming someone new.' Sadie Pearse, author of This Child of Ours *************************************************** Mackenzie Cooper took her eyes off the road for just a moment, but the resulting collision was enough to rob her of her life as she knew it. Forced to start again, she moved to a small town under a new name - Maggie Reid - and her only goal is to stay under the radar. She's thankful for the few friends she's made, although she can't risk telling them too much about her previous life. But Maggie isn't the only one in this peaceful town with secrets. When a friend's teenage son is thrust into the national spotlight, Maggie is torn between protecting herself or stepping into the glare to be at their side. Will she find the courage to face the world again? Praise for Barbara Delinsky: 'Fans of Jodi Picoult will love this . . . a poignant family story.' Daily Express 'Compelling reading' The Sun 'Delinsky's writing is fluid and makes for a hard-to-put-down book.' Glamour

Father of The Bride

Father of The Bride

Author: Barbara Delinsky Format: Hardback Release Date: 31/01/2018

Twilight Whispers

Twilight Whispers

Author: Barbara Delinsky Format: eBook Release Date: 30/01/2018

Will the ties that bound these three families for generations finally tear them apart? New York Times bestselling author Barbara Delinsky's classic novel Twilight Whispers now available as an e-book for the first time.Linked for years through friendship and intermarriage, the Warren and Whyte families find their charmed world is marred when Mark Whyte and his wife Deborah Warren are found murdered. Police detective Robert Cavanaugh, working on a tip about dissension within the families, sets out to examine the mystique behind their wealth and power.Katia Morell is part of that mystique. Daughter of the Whyte's housekeeper but now a successful advertising executive, she is drawn back into the home where she never quite belonged, and is forced to face her life-long, unrequited love for Jordan Whyte. As the police investigation uncovers secret after secret and, finally, boils to a shocking conclusion, Katia and Jordan are but two of the family members who face difficult choices in their search for happiness.

Commitments

Commitments

Author: Barbara Delinsky Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/08/2017

Sabrina Stone: elegant society wife, loving mother of a severely disabled child, tragic portrait of a woman in pain. These are the impressions she conjures for investigator Derek McGill in their first meeting on the rooftop terrace of her Manhattan home. As for Sabrina, it is in their introduction that she senses a deep caring in this man. Sabrina next meets Derek in a maximum security prison--after he is convicted of murder. When curiosity and proximity bid her visit, she finds a hardened man, yet one who retains a germ of caring for her and her son. Sustained by that, Sabrina must make decisions that no wife or mother should ever have to make...and begin to fight for a wronged man's revenge.

Facets

Facets

Author: Barbara Delinsky Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/08/2017

When Hilary Cox sees her long-time lover announce on public television that he plans to marry another woman, she decides to write a tell-all expose about the mining magnate and his sordid past. Also seeking revenge is John's sister, Pamela St. George, who attempts to dissuade Hilary from completing her memoir, suggesting that there are more insidious ways to achieve her goal. Having suffered years of abuse at the hands of John, Pamela is determined to gain control of the family's tourmaline mining business. While Hilary confronts the demise of her relationship, Pamela struggles to reconnect with Cutter Reid, a man she has always loved but whom John has always kept from her. As Hilary discovers more about John than she bargained for, three decades of power, duplicity, and money culminate in a thrilling finale with one of Delinsky's most memorable villains.

The Outsider

The Outsider

Author: Barbara Delinsky Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/01/2017

Heart of the Night

Heart of the Night

Author: Barbara Delinsky Format: eBook Release Date: 06/09/2016

Assistant D.A. Savannah Smith, her jealous sister Susan, and society wife Megan Vandermeer are old friends-and sometimes bitter rivals. Then one horrifying night, Megan is kidnapped. Together the two sisters try to find her, wrestling with the secrets that have stood between them and following a dangerous trail that leads to two charismatic men. One is Jared Snow, the radio star with the voice Savannah cannot resist. The other is Sam Craig, the tough detective whose rugged sensuality Susan cannot deny. All will be swept toward a shocking revelation as each woman is forced to reassess her life . . . and how far she will go for the man she loves.Heart of the Night brings us New York Times bestseller Barbara Delinsky at her best, in a page-turner about the pain, joy, and desires of modern women.

Blueprints

Blueprints

Author: Barbara Delinsky Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/02/2016

AN UPLIFTING, HEART-WRENCHING STORY OF THE UNBREAKABLE TIES BETWEEN A MOTHER AND HER DAUGHTER FROM NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR BARBARA DELINSKY 'Fans of Jodie Picoult will love this.' Daily Express 'Warm, rich, textured and impossible to put down.' Nora Roberts On paper, Jamie MacAfee's life is perfect. She loves her fiancee, she's happy with her plans for the future and she gets to work alongside her beloved mother, Caroline, on their family home renovation show. In reality, she can't seem to make herself set a wedding date and an ageist, sexist decision by their TV network has thrown both her job and her relationship with Caroline into jeopardy. Meanwhile Caroline, who has been painfully putting herself back together after a difficult divorce, is watching the plans she's built her life around go up in flames. As loyalties shift and new relationships tempt, Jamie and Caroline will be tested as never before. Yet when all is said and done, there's nothing quite like the bond of family. 'A poignant family story.' Daily Express 'Compelling reading' The Sun 'Delinsky's writing is fluid and makes for a hard-to-put-down book.' Glamour

Commitments

Commitments

Author: Barbara Delinsky Format: eBook Release Date: 08/09/2015

Available as an e-book for the first time, New York Times bestselling author Barbara Delinsky's classic novel, Commitments, about the ties that bind and the love that remains.Sabrina Stone is struggling to be a good mother and to do what's best for her young, handicapped son. When she meets investigative reporter Derek McGill, who's doing a feature story about special-needs children, Sabrina is immediately struck by his tenderness toward Nicky...and an attraction between her and Derek that cannot be denied. Three months after their fateful first visit, Sabrina learns that Derek has been convicted of murder. He swears he's innocent, but Derek ends up in prison all the same.Meanwhile, Sabrina's marriage is on the rocks. Her husband, Nicholas, is in denial about their child's diagnosis-and is unable to comfort Sabrina in any meaningful way. Against her better judgment, Sabrina reaches out to the one person who seems to understand her: Derek. But how far will Sabrina go to maintain a connection with a man behind bars? As their relationship escalates-and she experiences a passion she has never known-Sabrina finds herself willing to do whatever it takes to save Derek...and herself. But is their commitment worth the risk?

Through My Eyes

Through My Eyes

Author: Barbara Delinsky Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/07/2015

Blueprints

Blueprints

Author: Barbara Delinsky Format: eBook Release Date: 09/06/2015

Some women are born with an instinct for knowing how things work -and what to do when they break. Caroline MacAfee is a skilled carpenter, her daughter Jamie, a talented architect. Together they are the faces of Gut It!, a home renovation series on local public television. Caroline takes pride in her work, and in the way she connects with the show's audience. But when she is told the network wants her daughter to replace her as host-the day after Caroline's fifty-sixth birthday-she is devastated. The fallout couldn't come at a worse time. For Jamie, life changes overnight when, soon after learning of the host shift, her father and his new wife die in a car accident that orphans their two-year-old son. Accustomed to organization and planning, she is now grappling with a toddler who misses his parents, a fiance who doesn't want the child, a staggering new attraction, and a work challenge that, if botched, could undermine the future of both MacAfee Homes and Gut It!For Caroline, hosting Gut It! is part of her identity. Facing its loss, she feels betrayed by her daughter and old in the eyes of the world. Her ex-husband's death thrusts her into the role of caregiver to his aging father. And then there's Dean, a long-time friend, whose efforts to seduce her awaken desires that have been dormant for so long that she feels foreign to herself.Who am I? Both women ask, as the blueprints they've built their lives around suddenly need revising. While loyalties shift, decisions hover, and new relationships tempt, their challenge comes not only in remaking themselves, but in rebuilding their relationship with each other.

Crossed Hearts

Crossed Hearts

Author: Barbara Delinsky Format: eBook Release Date: 04/04/2014

Crossed Hearts is the second novel in beloved bestselling author Barbara Delinsky's Matchmaker trilogy about a woman who makes up crossword puzzles for a living-and a man who just might be the answer to L-O-V-E in her life...Leah Gates always enjoys a good challenge-with words or otherwise. Still, she should have known better than to leave New York City for this. Knee-deep mud, lashing rain, a burned-down cabin...so much for the R&R that she hoped to find in rural New Hampshire. What had her friend Victoria Lesser been thinking? Woodsman Garrick Rodenheiser was stunned and wary when Leah turned up shivering on his porch. A beautiful woman, miles from nowhere, spelled trouble for him. But he couldn't just slam the door in her face-or shut out the storm of passion that raged between them...Originally published as Twelve Across.

Invitation

Invitation

Author: Barbara Delinsky Format: eBook Release Date: 01/04/2014

The Invitation is the final novel in beloved bestselling author Barbara Delinsky's Matchmaker trilogy about a treasure hunt that turns up the heat-and the most unlikely prize of all...Shaye Burke has become used to her Aunt Victoria's wild schemes. But a Caribbean treasure hunt? With an honest-to-goodness pirate at the helm? Ahoy!Rugged, sexy Noah VanBaar did not know what he was in for when he boarded the beat-up old sloop with no engine. Surely, there would be no opportunity for romance on this so-called vacation. But when he meets the gloriously seductive Shaye, all bets are off. Could it be that, after years of failed matchmaking attempts, Victoria's finally got it right? Originally published as A Single Rose.