Donna Ball


Donna Ball has written over a dozen works of commercial fiction under pseudonyms that include Rebecca Flanders, Donna Carlisle, Leigh Bristol, Taylor Brady, and Donna Boyd.

She is known for her work in women’s fiction and suspense, as well as supernatural fantasy and adventure. Her novels have been translated into well over a dozen languages and have been published in virtually every country in the world. She has appeared on Entertainment Tonight and Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous, and has been featured in such publications as the Detroit Free Press, the Atlanta Journal Constitution, Ladies Home Journal, Good Housekeeping, and even T.V. Guide. She is the holder of the Storytelling World award, 2001, the Georgia Author of the Year Award, 2000, Romantic Times Reviewer’s Choice Awards for consecutive years 1991-1996, the Georgia Romance Writer’s Maggie Award, and the Lifetime Achievement Award from Romantic Times, among others.

"You might not know my name," Donna says, "but chances are, you've read one of my books. If you've ever been stuck at an airport, or looking for something to read at the beach, mine was probably the book you pulled off the rack."

Her most recent titles are the Ladybug Farm series: A YEAR ON LADYBUG FARM (March 2009) and AT HOME ON LADYBUG FARM (October 2009) and LOVE LETTERS FROM LADYBUG FARM (October 2010) and KEYS TO THE CASTLE (January 2011), all from Berkley Books. She is also known for the Raine Stockton Dog Mystery series--SMOKY MOUNTAIN TRACKS, RAPID FIRE and GUNSHY--and, under the pseudonym Donna Boyd, THE PASSION and THE PROMISE. All are now in paperback in bookstores everywhere.

Where to find Donna Ball online

Where to buy in print


Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 84,420. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
This is the first of the Dogleg Island Mysteries, a powerful new series from the author of the Raine Stockton Dog Mysteries.
Raging Rivers
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 87,890. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Fleeing the horrors of her past and the vengeance of evil men, Katherine Carlyle boards a flatboat bound for the Western territories only to be shipwrecked and forced to lead a band of women and children through the wilderness to safety.
Double Dog Dare
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 59,570. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Book #8 in the Raine Stockton Dog Mystery Series.
The Hummingbird House
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 76,460. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
In this eagerly anticipated spin off from Donna Ball’s beloved Ladybug Farm series, Paul Slater and Derrick Anderson set about opening the Hummingbird House B&B with their usual style and flair, only to find that they may have taken on more than they bargained for.
High In Trial
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 51,880. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Book Seven in the Raine Stockton Dog Mystery Series. Raine and Cisco compete in an agility trial while being stalked by a killer.
All That Glitters
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,420. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Raine Stockton looks back on how she first got Cisco in the Raine Stockton Dog MNystery Christmas short.
Vintage Ladybug Farm
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 76,750. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Inspirational
Welcome back to Ladybug Farm, the place for everyone who ever had a friend... or a dream. In Book Five: Someone at Ladybug Farm is getting married Someone is keeping a monumental secret And someone is leaving Ladybug Farm forever
The Dead Season
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 58,150. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
Book Six of the Raine Stockton Dog Mystery Series Raine and Cisco take a job leading troubled teens on a wilderness hike and find themselves trapped with a killer.
Christmas on Ladybug Farm
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,680. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family
Book 4 in the popular Ladybug Farm series! Lindsay, Cici and Bridget remember past Christmases as they wait for a loved one on Christmas Eve. This short novella includes bonus holiday recipes.
Silent Night
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,020. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
It's Christmas time in Hansonville, North Carolina, and Raine Stockton and her golden retriever Cisco are on the trail of a murderer, a missing teenager, and a nativity-scene thief. Between her own misbehaving canines, unexpected houseguests, and complications in her personal life, Raine has a difficult time keeping the Christmas spirit alive. But she is determined to try...
You set the price! Words: 86,750. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(5.00 from 1 review)
From the author of The Passion and The Promise, the long awaited third installment in the Devoncroix Dynasty!
For Keeps
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,250. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
He's an animal trainer who lives by one rule: never get attached. She's a social worker who knows all too well the price of getting involved. It may take an entire menagerie to bring them together, but eventually they both must learn that sometimes it's for keeps.
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 93,570. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Everyone has secrets, and Philadelphia talk show host Jessamine Cray is no exception. But when a stalker begins to use secrets from her past to terrorize her, Jess can no longer trust anyone: not her friends, her family, her colleagues… or even herself.
Bone Yard
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,870. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
Fourth Installment in the Raine Stockton Dog Mystery Series: a short novella When dog trainer Raine Stockton’s mischievous golden retriever Cisco digs up human remains in her back yard, mayhem ensues. Could this be evidence of a serial killer, a long-unsolved mass murder, or something even more sinister… and closer to home?
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 90,820. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
They came to the peaceful, untouched mountain wilderness of Eastern Tennessee seeking an escape from the madness of modern life. But when they built their luxury homes in the heart of virgin forest they did not realize that something was there before them… something ancient and horrible; something that will make them believe that monsters are real.
The Stormriders
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,800. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Adventure » General
They were thunder and lightning when they were married, and their divorce has been no less turbulent. But trapped together during a deadly blizzard with the lives of an entire community depending on them, they discover what's really important, and that some storms are worth riding out.
Night Flight
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 69,520. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
She’s a innocent woman who knows too much. Now she’s fleeing through the night without a weapon and without a phone, and her only hope for survival is a cop who’s willing to risk his badge—and his life—to save her.
A Man Around the House
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,010. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Kendra Phillips was a busy executive who needed a little help around the house, and House Husbands, Inc. sounded like the a dream come true. But was its sexy owner Michael Drake more than she could handle?
Stealing Savannah
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,260. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
He’s a jewel thief turned security expert, and she’s a hotel manager whose job depends on his expertise. But can he be trusted not to steal the most important treasure of all—her heart?
Rapid Fire
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,280. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A terrorist is hiding out in Hanover County, and the FBI has turned to Raine Stockton and her tracking dog Cisco to hunt him down. The only problem is that the outlaw is the man Raine once almost married.
Smoky Mountain Tracks
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,910. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
A child has been kidnapped and abandoned in the Smoky Mountain wilderness. Her only hope is Raine Stockton and her young, untried tracking dog Cisco...
Under Cover
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,060. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
She's a cop working on the biggest case of her life, and her cover has already been blown-- by the very man she's investigating. Now they must work together to solve an even bigger mystery-- their future together.

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