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E.L. Farris

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Ex-lawyer E.L. Farris is a born-again, marathon-running married mother of three who resides in Northern Virginia.

She is known on Facebook as Running from Hell with El, and can be found at http://runningfromhellwithel.com.

Implicit in the concept of Running from Hell is that she's searching for its antithesis. And in a very real sense, she's lived through Hell here on earth.

She explores the themes of thriving in the face of adversity, redemption, the pursuit of excellence and the ripple effect of helping others both in her fiction and in her upcoming novel, I Run: Running from Hell.

It’s Tuesday afternoon. He runs into my room wearing cleats, shin guards and socks that are so long on his still tiny legs that they reach up over his knees and need to be folded over. I sigh and follow him down the stairs and out into the garage, and before I get in and turn the key in the ignition, I put a hand on his cheek. “You going to have fun and listen, right?”


He nods. I take a deep bre...

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Published on January 17, 2016 18:44 • 74 views
Average rating: 4.28 · 215 ratings · 109 reviews · 3 distinct worksSimilar authors
Ripple: A Tale of Hope and ...

4.36 avg rating — 175 ratings — published 2013 — 13 editions
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I Run

3.93 avg rating — 40 ratings — published 2013 — 4 editions
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The Unlikely Prophet

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message 4: by E.L.

E.L. Farris Oh my gosh, Daniela, you just received it?!! I mailed it out months ago!! LOL! I hope you enjoy it, and thank you for writing to let me know you received it!

Regards,

El


message 3: by Dani

Dani Hey! I've just received your book, Ripple! (yes, from the giveaway that you did on february, haha)
Thank you very much! I'm extremely excited. I'm going to read it as soon as I can, right after I finish my final exams.
Thanks again,
Daniela.


message 2: by E.L.

E.L. Farris You too Jodie!!


message 1: by Jodie

Jodie Cooper Hi E.L.,

Thanks for the friendship!

Have a great evening!

Jodie


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