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Todes Schuld (The Dark Before Dawn) is Random House Germany's Editor's Best Picks "Book of the Month"

The Dark Before Dawn is chosen in Library Journal's

Best Books of 2015 self-e awards

And will be honored at the 2016 ALA!

The Dark Before Dawn and Deep into Dusk have been chosen to be featured selections and will be promoted to libraries and universities nationwide!  Read about it in the

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The Dark Before Dawn

official website

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Laurie's short story, The Bag Lady

is in the Short Mystery Fiction Society's anthology

Flash and Bang  

published by Untreed ReadsHERE

Upcoming Release!

author of the Gabriel McRay psychological suspense novels

Assistance League Annual Fundraiser



Now Available !

Troubled homicide detective Gabriel McRay confronts his nemesis Victor Archwood at the killer’s trial. A surprise twist during the proceedings sets a course for Archwood to claim his ultimate revenge on the detective, whom he blames for ruining his life. In a trap that combines Archwood’s theatrical skills and criminal genius, Gabriel is forced to face his psychological demons once again and play a deadly cat and mouse game with a murderous opponent who will stop at nothing to achieve the detective’s total destruction. 

April 30


The Mask of Midnightwins

the CLUE Award

for First In Category of Award Winning Suspense/Thriller Fiction Novels

click here to learn more: Clue Award

Malibu Author's Festival