Barbara Delinsky
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Barbara Delinsky

Barbara Delinsky, author of BEFORE AND AGAIN (coming June 26, 2018), BLUEPRINTS (2015), SWEET SALT AIR (2013), ESCAPE (2011), and NOT MY DAUGHTER (2010), has written more than twenty-two bestselling novels with over thirty-five million copies in print. She has been published in thirty languages worldwide.

Barbara's fiction centers upon everyday families facing not-so-everyday challenges. She is particularly drawn to exploring themes of motherhood, marriage, sibling rivalry, and friendship in her novels. Publishers often reissue beloved titles; THE PASSIONS OF CHELSEA KANE, FACETS, and COMMITMENTS were trade paperback releases in 2017.

A lifelong New Englander, Barbara earned a B.A. in Psychology at Tufts University and an M.A. in Sociology at Boston College. As a breast cancer survivor who lost her mother to the disease when she was only eight, Barbara compiled the non-fiction book Uplift: Secrets from the Sisterhood of Breast Cancer Survivors, a handbook of practical tips and upbeat anecdotes. She donates her proceeds from the sale of this book to her charitable foundation, which funds an ongoing research fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Barbara enjoys knitting, photography, and cats. She also loves to interact with her readers through her website at www.barbaradelinsky.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/bdelinsky, on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/barbaradelinsky/, and on Twitter as @BarbaraDelinsky.

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Best Sellers

    • Before and Again

    • A Novel
    • By: Barbara Delinsky
    • Narrated by: Mary Stuart Masterson
    • Length: 14 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 114
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 106
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 106

    Mackenzie Cooper took her eyes off the road for just a moment, but the resulting collision was enough to rob her not only of her beloved daughter but ultimately of her marriage, family, and friends - and thanks to the nonstop media coverage, even her privacy....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • So So

    • By Rhea Ann Rettke on 07-01-18

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Heart of the Night

    • By: Barbara Delinsky
    • Narrated by: Sandra Burr
    • Length: 14 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 107
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 49
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 50

    "When I think of Heart of the Night, I think of one of the characters in the book, late-night disc jockey Jared Snow....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • okay

    • By bebe on 04-17-10

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Escape

    • By: Barbara Delinsky
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
    • Length: 12 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 95
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 65
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 65

    In her luminous new novel, Barbara Delinsky explores every woman’s desire to abandon the endless obligations of work and marriage....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Bit shallow but nice escape ...

    • By Gabrielle on 07-22-11

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Family Tree

    • By: Barbara Delinsky
    • Narrated by: Karen White
    • Length: 10 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 123
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 65
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 66

    When her daughter is born with African-American traits in her appearance, Dana Clarke feels compelled to track down the father she never knew and explore his family history....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing

    • By D. on 12-13-11

    Regular price: $31.93

    • More than Friends

    • By: Barbara Delinsky
    • Narrated by: Barbara Rosenblat
    • Length: 14 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 71
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 49

    The Maxwells and the Popes have been friends forever....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great Story-Horrible Narrator

    • By Mary Badeaux on 10-28-16

    Regular price: $22.67

    • Blueprints

    • A Novel
    • By: Barbara Delinsky
    • Narrated by: Amy Rubinate
    • Length: 13 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 175
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 160
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 158

    Blueprints is the story of two strong women - Caroline MacAfee, a skilled carpenter; and her daughter, Jamie, a talented architect....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Narrator was too dramatic !

    • By Jan on 02-26-17

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Twilight Whispers

    • By: Barbara Delinsky
    • Narrated by: Kathy Garver
    • Length: 14 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    Twilight Whisperswas a challenge for me. At the time I wrote it - 1987 - I wanted to push myself as a writer. The result: a book that was more complex than anything I had written before....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointed

    • By Joan Murphy on 07-29-17

    Regular price: $21.00

    • Sweet Salt Air

    • By: Barbara Delinsky
    • Narrated by: Marguerite Gavin
    • Length: 13 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 170
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 142
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 138

    From New York Times best-selling author Barbara Delinsky: a woman has a secret that may save the life of her best friend's husband - or destroy him....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyable Maine story

    • By Donna A on 10-21-13

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Through My Eyes

    • By: Barbara Delinsky
    • Narrated by: Breeda Kelly Miller
    • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16

    Since her husband's death, Jill Moncreiff has lived alone in a small, coastal Maine town, pursuing her career as an artist. She cherishes her simple, uncomplicated life, surrounded by a few close friends, and she doesn't want anything to change. But her best friend is in trouble and needs legal advice....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • CAT

    • By Cyn on 09-06-18

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Montana Man

    • By: Barbara Delinsky
    • Narrated by: Lesa Lockford
    • Length: 7 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 41
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 38

    Lily Danziger wanted more than the shallow life she'd been living in so-called New England society. She wanted more security than money could buy....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved this book when it first came out . . .

    • By Lori Hanson on 06-10-16

    Regular price: $34.99

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