Books by Anne D. LeClaire

Anne D. LeClaire grew up in a small town in Western Massachusetts, the middle of three daughters of a school teacher mother and an electrician father. She says she has always been a story teller and is delighted that while she was once punished for making


THE LAVENDER HOUR by Anne D. LeClaire
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 27, 2007

"Instead of hammering away at the familiar theme of loss, LeClaire packs this winning novel with resounding life lessons and a resonating set of romantic relationships."
A cancer survivor confronts her demons. Read full book review >
THE LAW OF BOUND HEARTS by Anne D. LeClaire
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2004

"Despite the grim medical scenes: an intelligent confection, as sweet and easy to take as Sam's frosting."
LeClaire (Leaving Eden, 2002, etc.) again tweaks the emotions as two estranged sisters are brought together by a medical emergency. Read full book review >
LEAVING EDEN by Anne D. LeClaire
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2002

"A well-told coming-of-ager: hardly groundbreaking, but sweet enough to jerk a few tears by end."
Tender story of a girl growing up motherless in small-town Virginia, by the author of, most recently, Entering Normal (2001), etc. Read full book review >
ENTERING NORMAL by Anne D. LeClaire
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 6, 2001

"Domestic melodrama with writing that's often elegant, though otherwise created mainly out of old, familiar, spare parts, especially in the singularly annoying Opal."
LeClaire (Sideshow, 1994) depicts of a straitlaced, middle-aged New England woman and a hot-wired young southerner who slowly come together, thanks to the passionate instinct for motherhood they share. Read full book review >
SIDESHOW by Anne D. LeClaire
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 1994

"Surprisingly stirring."
The author of Grace Point (1992) here crafts an exquisite novel of suspense and redemption. Read full book review >
GRACE POINT by Anne D. LeClaire
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 1992

"A sound, well-crafted mystery and punchy melodrama."
A tight, bright novel of suspense—LeClaire's hardcover debut- -that jumps back and forth between the present and the 1940's, when violence erupted (in the shadows) in a Massachusetts coastal town. Read full book review >