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Lori Roy and Bent Road

Lori Roy and Bent Road

Lori Roy’s spellbinding voice tells the suspenseful tale of her debut novel, Bent Road, coming to online retailers and your local bookstore on Thursday, March 31, 2011. And, although Bent Road runs through a small town in Kansas, this is far from the Kansas which Dorothy and Toto wished to return to. Ironically, though, location has everything to do with the story. In fact the idea for the novel came to the author as a setting, explained and illustrated in…

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Guest Lori Roy on Grandma’s Tarantula

Guest Lori Roy on Grandma’s Tarantula

[Every writer has their own distinctive voice that comes from somewhere beyond their style and develops over time. In today’s guest post, debut novelist Lori Roy (Bent Road coming March 31, 2011) explains where her [captivating] voice came from.] Grandma’s Tarantula I’m eight, maybe nine-years-old, and am running through Grandma’s backyard. But really it isn’t a yard. It’s all dirt—brown, loose dirt that blows in the wind—no grass. Kansas summers are dry. My hair is parted down the back, a…

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The Revealing of Lori Roy

The Revealing of Lori Roy

Lori Roy and her debut novel Bent Road, releasing March 31, 2011, have been praised by the best and eagerly awaited by many. This literary suspense novel is simply described as: One family’s struggle with a past never laid to rest. Then hailed with the following three starred reviews: “[Bent Road] will keep readers wondering right until the last page.”– Kirkus (Starred Review) “Roy’s exceptional debut novel is full of tension, complex characters, and deftly gothic overtones….Highly recommended.” – Library…

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