Lora Lee

Lora LeeYou can't be a preacher's kid and raise a little hob without someserious repercussions. Yes, ma'am, that's the gospel truth. Lora Lee'sJOYFUL NOISE mystery series for Bell Bridge Books, sheds a little light onjust how serious those consequences can be when Frankie Lou BirminghamMcMasters returns to her hometown of Love, Georgia after ten years in hopesof putting some shine on her tarnished reputation, but finds herself in themiddle of murder and mayhem instead.

Though author Lora Lee insists the series isn't about her in any way, shape or form, she does admit to being a real-life P.K. (that's preacher's kid, in case you didn't know.) She was born in Texas and her Southern blood runs deep. Her daddy told her any place below the Mason-Dixon line was part of the South, including the Lone Star State.

Since living in West Michigan most of her married life, she's lost some of her Texas twang, but once in awhile, a might could and a y'all or two slips into her conversation with her critique partners. They love her, anyway. So does her husband of fifty-plus years and their children. With a current family count of twenty-three, get-togethers often resemble an old time revival when they all gather for fun and food.

Lora Lee is a member of RWA, Mid-Michigan RWA, PASIC, Sisters-in-Crime, and is currently published in contemporary romance. She is also a proud graduate of the Grand Rapids Citizens Police Academy. When not writing or trying to keep up with her ever-growing family, she enjoys reading, music and travel. Visit her website atwww.joyfulnoisemysteries.com for more on the 2012 release of BRINGING IN THETHIEVES, the first book in the JOYFUL NOISE series, and other upcoming news.

Her Books with BelleBooks/Bell Bridge Books:

Bringing in the Thieves