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R.L. Herron

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Born
in Cookeville, Tennessee, The United States
February 19

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His earliest known ancestor arrived in the colony of Virginia, from what is now Northern Ireland, in 1635. A mere 313 years later, Ron was born in central Tennessee.

His parents moved him north as an infant and, despite a monumental dislike of the winters in Michigan, he still lives there with his lovely wife, his youngest son and one enormous cat.

He once worked for some of the world's largest advertising agencies, and had a long public relations/marketing career with an international Fortune 10 company. He has written multiple works of fiction.

His novel REICHOLD STREET was a 2012 Readers Favorite Gold Medal Winner that KIRKUS REVIEWS called "Skillfully written and emotionally charged..." and WRITERS' DIGEST comment
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R.L. Herron You're quite welcome, Donna. Always nice to meet avid readers.


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Donna Thank you, R.L., for adding me as a friend on Goodreads. Your books look interesting. Glad to meet you here.


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