"My writing goal is simple:
to leave you wanting more."
A cross between Dr. Doolittle, Nanny McPhee, and a type-A Buddhist, I'm an active listener, observer of details, payer of attention, reader and writer of books, kindness enthusiast, and red licorice aficionado.
“And one day the girl with the books
became the woman writing them.”
Growing up, I wanted to be a magician, international spy, and mad scientist. There’s still time!
I live in the Pacific Northwest with my pilot-husband, Len, and Henry, a not-so-standard Standard Poodle, where we enjoy the great outdoors.
I love to travel and take walks—long walks! I walked across Scotland, a 211-mile journey from the North Sea to the Atlantic Ocean. At the mid-point, I climbed Ben Nevis, the highest point in the British Isles.
“Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them."
I had so much fun being interviewed for the Mystery Review Crew by the award-winning author of the Jane Benjamin novels, Shelley Blanton-Stroud. Click this LINK to listen to our conversation about the difference between narcissists, sociopaths, and psychopaths and how it affects the storyline in crime thriller novels.
Also By Laurie
Before becoming a full-time novelist, I was a Holistic Health Practitioner. During that time, clients often said, "You need to write a book." So I did. Two, in fact: