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Lorna Collins

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Lorna Collins co-authored 31 Months in Japan: The Building of a Theme Park, a memoir, published in 2005 with her husband, Larry K. Collins. They are also the authors of two cozy mysteries: Murder...They Wrote, and Murder in Paradise. Their latest collaboration is The Memory Keeper, a historical novel.
Lorna has co-written six romance anthologies: Snowflake Secrets, Seasons of Love, Directions of Love (2011 EPIC eBook Award for Romance Anthology), The Art of Love, ...And a Silver Sixpence in Her Shoe, and An Aspen Grove Christmas
Lorna's fantasy/mystery/romance novel Ghost Writer, recently came out as a second edition. Her latest works are Lola: The Parrot Who Saved the Mission, illustrated by Larry K. Collins and Jewel of the Missions: San
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Lorna Collins I am usually working on at least two different books at the same time. If I get stuck on one, I work on the other.
Lorna Collins The satisfaction when your work is finished. I "craft" my writing. I do lots of research and carefully create characters and put them in creative but …moreThe satisfaction when your work is finished. I "craft" my writing. I do lots of research and carefully create characters and put them in creative but believable situations. I'm also my best--and worst--critic. I look for all plot holes and errors. Once I have gone through the manuscript several times, sent it to my beta readers (because no one--even a professional editor--catches her own errors), finishing the book and having it published is a thrill.(less)
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50th Anniversary Celebration - Lorna’s Thoughts 9/5/2015

I recently went through the photos of our 50th anniversary and created a video of the celebration and party. (September 5, 2015. Most photos by Heather Taylor)  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qeuEBcKPNXg I also found the audio recording of the ceremony. I have now transcribed each of our speeches, and I'll share them with you for the next three weeks. Here is mine. Larry's was last week.
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Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter, love can blossom at any time. These charming stories, all set in the fictional town of Aspen Grove, Colorado, are sure to satisfy every romance reader. From four seasone
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Return of the Fox" continues Pamela Gibson's romance series set in old California. As a history buff, I thoroughly enjoy her inclusion of actual people and places in her fiction. She is also the author of several on the history of San Juan Capistrano ...more
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Lorna Collins Christine wrote: "thanks for being my friend"

You're welcome. Check out my books on Goodreads, too.


Christine Hatfield thanks for being my friend


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Beth Hi Lorna,
Thanks for befriending this fellow mystery author on Goodreads!


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Lorna Collins Thanks for yours as well!


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Zetta HI LORNA!!! Thanks for the add :D

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