A Navy brat and graduate of the University of California, Santa Cruz, LORRIE FARRELLY is proud to be a Fightin’ Banana Slug. Following graduate school at Northwestern University, she began a career in education that included teaching art to 4th graders, drama to 8th graders, and finally, math to high school students.
She’s a three-time winner on “Jeopardy!” She has shepherded wide-eyed foreign exchange students along Hollywood Blvd, and has happily curried and shoveled as a ranch hand at Disneyland’s Circle D Ranch. And always, she writes.
Lorrie has won a Presidential Commendation for Excellence in Teaching Mathematics. She’s been a Renaissance nominee for Teacher of the Year and a finalist for the Orange Rose Award in romantic fiction. Her novels have been awarded Readers’ Favorite 5-Stars. Lorrie and her family live in Southern California.
WHAT READERS AND REVIEWERS ARE SAYING about Lorrie’s novels:
“Filled with sweet emotion, but also heart wrenching hurt, TERMS OF SURRENDER by Lorrie Farrelly is exactly why I am such a fan of historical fiction!” ~ B. Casto, reviewing for Readers’ Favorite
“TERMS OF SURRENDER is a heart-melting, pulse-racing, beautiful piece of literature.” ~ Amazon Review
“TIMELAPSE is a fast-paced story that keeps the pages turning until the very end. This is one of my favorite books of the year!” ~ M. McManus, reviewing for Readers’ Favorite
“Those who want their alternate history and timeslip stories laced with believable, winning protagonists should look no further than TIMELAPSE: it provides a gripping, involving read from start to finish, and stands out from the crowd.” ~ D. Donovan, reviewing for Midwest Book Review
“DANGEROUS opens with a bang and just keeps on firing emotions and mystery to the end… Descriptions are vivid and capture a sense of awe, challenge, and love with deft pen strokes. Readers will find something new happens in every chapter…There’s a healthy dose of steamy passion that charges the crime focus with romance, making this of special recommendation to romance readers.” ~ D. Donovan, reviewing for Midwest Book Review
“DANGEROUS is a beautiful romance, full of heart wrenching insecurity and doubt, but it is also a gripping thriller that keeps you on the edge of your seat!” ~ Amazon UK Review
“TERMS OF ENGAGEMENT is a powerful story. It incorporates love, danger, and excitement, with a soupcon of the paranormal.” ~ Jada Ryker, Author of the TAKES A DARE series
“Wow. What a great book! TERMS OF TEMPTATION has it all: coherent plot, clear setting, credible dialogue and slang (for 1903, Wyoming), textured primary and secondary characters, humor, pathos, villainy and murderous mayhem (but not too much), authentic adolescents, adorable baby wild animals, and a few profoundly moving scenes involving the family ghost, or guardian angel.” ~ Amazon Review
“I loved it! The author has written such a great story and it is so descriptive, making you feel as if you are the one in danger. (THE GUARDIAN’S ANGEL) is a thriller that leaves you on the edge of your seat from the first page to the last a!” ~ Linda Tonis, reviewing for Paranormal Romance Guild
“More than your usual crime story: THE GUARDIAN’S ANGEL holds that promise in its very title, reinforces it in its opening chapter, and keeps its promise through a series of vivid encounters that keep readers involved on an emotional level.” ~ D. Donovan, reviewing for Midwest Book Review
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