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Topic: Read the Delaneys series (Johansen, Hooper, Preston)?

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Subject: Read the Delaneys series (Johansen, Hooper, Preston)?
Date Posted: 6/6/2008 11:52 PM ET
Member Since: 3/12/2008
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I discovered this "old" series from the LoveSwept line of romances, and absolutely fell in love with it!

Written by Iris Johansen, Kay Hooper, and Fayrene Preston - the series revolves around 3 Delaney brothers in "modern day" Arizona, their 3 girl Delaney cousins in Austrailia, and their ancestors (the founders of the dynasty) in the late 1800s Arizona.

I'm not as big a fan of the "modern day" books, my favorites are the ones set in late 1800s Arizona.

The authors meshed so well with each other, and I loved the character developement from book to book. While the Delaney Family Christmas book brought everything together beautifully, I was SO sad to have it all end.

Has the series ever been reprinted like the DelaneyFamilyChristmas? I acquired my books from a 1/2 price store while on vacation in Visalia, CA. They're a bit fragile...

Date Posted: 6/7/2008 1:19 AM ET
Member Since: 7/31/2006
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I dont' think I've read that series but I sure enjoy most of the Loveswept books, esp Kay Hooper's. I wish they hadn't stopped publishing those.

Date Posted: 6/7/2008 9:54 AM ET
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I really really LOVED that series and once upon a time I went on ebay looking to get the collection together.  You're right about how well the authors meshed together and I was sad when the series ended.

Date Posted: 6/7/2008 5:58 PM ET
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Yes!  I love this series!  I read one or two and then had to get them all, all 4 trilogies plus the Christmas Carol.  I know Delaney Christmas Carol has been reprinted but I don't think the others have been.

I know what you mean, my copies are used and some are not in the best shape.  A couple of years back, I read them all back to back.  Was so sad to see them end.