My Books

Dancing in the Grass, Book 1

Dancing in the Grass, a small town sweet contemporary romance set in the coastal town of Misty River, Maine, will be available for purchase on June 25th.  

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Can a world renowned ballerina give up her dream to find

true love in a small town?

Bree Thompson left Misty River ten years ago to pursue her dream of dancing all over the world until her dream ends from a fall.  She heads back to Misty River, hoping to find a spot with a company soon. She doesn't expect to run into her high school crush and have the old feelings resurface. Her plan is to find another company and leave Misty River quicker than she can pirouette. 

Lucas Tanner, single father to a five year old girl, still blames himself for the tragedy that killed his wife and left his daughter with a disability.  While working on the dance studio, he never expects to run into the woman who owned his heart back in high school.  Can he convince her to stay in town and be a part of his family? 

What Readers are saying:  

** This story was well done and a quick read. I didn’t expect to but I cried during a special scene. Read this, very heartwarming.--L. Catherine

** I just loved the story line. I really felt what the characters were feeling and didn't want the book to end!!

I look forward to more books from the author! I highly recommend this book--Vincie Anne

** What a wonderful story. Lori did an amazing job. I loved the story line. Can't wait for the next books to come out.

This book should be a movie. This book is a must read if you like love stories.--brittney

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Wishing on the Starts, Book 2

Book 2, Wishing on the Stars will be available for purchase in November. I don't have a date yet.  I'm in the process of writing this book which introduces Chloe from Book One and Tyler Anderson, the man who walked out on her six years ago. 

Chloe Sweet, owner of the Sweet Cheeks bakery, has one wish on her Christmas list this year. Win the local contest to buy a new oven for the bakery. But, when her ex returns to town, she wants to know why he left without a word six years ago. And, how do you make a wish come true for a little girl who only wants a Daddy for Christmas?

 ** I love this book so much. I read the first book and couldn't put it down. This one I couldnt either. Lori did a good job with this one. I love the ending. I cant wait for the 3rd one to come out. If you love romace novels. Read this book. Her books remind me of hallmark movies and nicholas sparks movies.--brittney

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Dreaming of Sunsets, Book 3

This is the third book in the Misty River series where friends find long-lasting love in their small town.  This book will be published in June of 2022