Belva Plain
Belva Plain (1915-2010) was an American author of women’s fiction. She is the author of the Werner Family Saga. Her novels dealt with such issues as divorce, adoption, child molestation and babies switched at birth. At the time of her death, there were more than 30 million copies of her novels in print in over 20 different languages. 21 of her 27 novels made the New York Times Bestseller List.

Belva Plain sold her first story to Cosmopolitan in 1940 and wrote short stories for magazines before she became a mother. Her first novel, Evergreen, wasn’t published until 1978. The novel spent 41 weeks on the New York Times Bestseller List and was adapted to a TV miniseries. Her final novel, Heartwood, was published in 2011. Below is a list of Belva Plain’s books in order of when they were first released:

Publication Order of Werner Family Saga Books


Evergreen(1978) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Golden Cup(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tapestry(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Harvest(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Heartwood(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


Random Winds(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Eden Burning(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Crescent City(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Blessings(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Treasures(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Whispers(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Daybreak(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Carousel(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Promises(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Secrecy(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Homecoming(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Legacy of Silence(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fortune's Hand(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
After the Fire(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Looking Back(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Her Father's House(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Sight of the Stars(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Crossroads(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

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Belva Plain Synopses: In Crescent City by Belva Plain, Miriam Raphael is the daughter of a well-off Jewish merchant from New Orleans. She must choose between her life as a wife and mother in the South and a forbidden love. Set during the Civil War.

Blessings by Belva Plain is the story of Jennie Rakowsky. Jennie is about to marry the perfect man, while her career in the legal field is beginning to blossom. However, she has a secret that she’s been hiding for 19 years that may destroy everything.

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