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General Information

Name:  Fran Shaff  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult; Young Adult; Children;

Born: N/A

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Biographical and Professional Information


Published Works

  • Montana Match, Avalon Books, 2001
  • The Love Trap, Avalon Books, 2003
  • Ever So Humble, Avalon Books, 2004
  • A Partner's Promise, Wings ePress, 2006
  • Little Greek Gods, Wings ePress, 2007
  • Laura's Lost Love, CreateSpace, 2008
  • Stephanie's Surprise, CreateSpace, 2008
  • Mari's Miracle, CreateSpace, 2008
  • The Trading Game, CreateSpace, 2008
  • Change of Heart, CreateSpace, 2008
  • For Love of Maggie, CreateSpace, 2010

Selected Titles At Your Library

Montana match /
ISBN: 0803494939. OCLC Number:

Avalon Books,. New York :. ©2001.

The love trap /
ISBN: 0803495943. OCLC Number:

Avalon Books,. New York :. ©2003.

Ever so humble /
ISBN: 0803496850. OCLC Number:

Avalon Books,. New York :. ©2004.

Marisa Orlando loves the sense of community she feels in her apartment building in Houston, where her neighbors all pitch in when another is in need. Therefore she's dismayed to find out that the building has been bought by a developer and that the inhabitants may lose their homes.

A partner's promise /
ISBN: 1597058467. OCLC Number:

Wings ePress Inc.,. Richmond, Ky. :. ©2006.

Laura's lost love /
ISBN: 1594263582. OCLC Number:

Mundania Press,. Cincinnati, Ohio :. ©2007.

Stephanie's Surprise.
ISBN: 1594264503. OCLC Number:

Mundania Pr. . 2007.

Mari's miracle /
ISBN: 1438254598. OCLC Number:

Create Space,. Scotts Valley, Calif. :. 2010.

"1914, Heart Junction, South Dakota: Marigold Mahoney is livid. Her father has insisted she leave his palatial home in Minneapolis to teach school in Heart Junction. Grit Truman has been farming on rented land near Heart Junction to earn enough money to buy his own farm. When Mari's father offers him a job servicing the car he's provided for his daughter and a job driving Mari wherever she wants to go, he quickly accepts Mahoney's offer. He can use the extra money. When he meets Miss Mahoney he finds he is irritated as well as delighted. The little spoiled spitfire, who is capable of driving sane men completely crazy with a bat of her eye, just happens to be the most attractive woman he's ever met. Who will end up taming whom?"

The trading game /
ISBN: 1438201125. OCLC Number:

[publisher not identified],. [Place of publication not identified] :. 2008.

Change of heart /
ISBN: 1434897745. OCLC Number:

Create Space,. Scotts Valley, Calif. :. ©2010.

"1850s Nebraska: Marietta Randolf travels from Chicago to Nebraska to collect her orphaned nephew Zack. When a snow storm delays her return trip, she finds herself stranded in an unappealing land with a very appealing rancher, Jase Kent."


For the Love Of Maggie- Write Touch Readers' Award, More than Magic Award, CataRomance Reviewers' Choice Award, Lost Hearts- EBook pick of the month award from

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