Laurel Saville
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Laurel Saville

Laurel Saville is an award-winning author of numerous books, articles, essays, and short fiction. Her work has appeared in the LA Times Magazine, The Bark, NYTimes.com, Good Housekeeping, The Bennington Review, Ellipses, House Beautiful, POL/Oxygen, Room, Seven Days, and other publications. She holds an MFA from The Bennington Writer's Seminars and lives and writes near Seattle. She is also a corporate communications consultant, has taught at the College of St. Rose and Western Connecticut State University, and spoken at a variety of colleges and writing conferences including AWP, Pacific Northwest Writers Association, and the Whidbey Writers Conference.

Her memoir of her mother's colorful life in the midst of LA's arts and hippie heyday and her tragic decline to a murdered street person, "Unraveling Anne," won the memoir category of the Indie Book Awards and was a runner-up to the Grand Prize winner at the Hollywood Book Festival.

Her first novel, "Henry and Rachel", is a fictionalized account of her great grandparent's lives, loves, deceptions, and trials, which uses alternating, first-person narrative voices and actual letters. Booklist hailed "Saville's poetic, lyrical voice", and called it a "touching story," , and a "tender, poignant debut novel." It was also a finalist for a Nancy Pearl award.

Her recently released novel, "North of Here," tells the story of four different characters and how their lives unexpectedly intertwine in the midst of tragedy, deception and the search for love and meaning in the dark woods of the Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York.

Read and learn more at www.LaurelSaville.com.

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    • North of Here

    • By: Laurel Saville
    • Narrated by: Pete Simonelli
    • Length: 9 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 72
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 60

    The sounds of unexpected tragedies - a roll of thunder, the crash of metal on metal - leave Miranda in shock amid the ruins of her broken family....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Yawn....

    • By TH on 04-05-16

    Regular price: $17.99

    • Unraveling Anne

    • By: Laurel Saville
    • Narrated by: Allyson Ryan
    • Length: 7 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 22
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
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    In 1950s Los Angeles, Anne Ford was the epitome of the California golden girl, a former beauty queen and model-turned-fashion designer whose success and charm were legendary....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Choked and sputtered before it took off

    • By Peaches on 03-15-16

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Henry and Rachel

    • By: Laurel Saville
    • Narrated by: Jeff Cummings, Joyce Bean
    • Length: 10 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 50
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      4 out of 5 stars 46
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      3 out of 5 stars 45

    Sent to live with a wealthy family on a West Indies plantation, Rachel carries with her a past shrouded in mystery....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not sure why I finished it

    • By Peggy M on 06-30-17

    Regular price: $13.99

    • How Much Living Can You Buy?

    • By: Laurel Saville
    • Narrated by: Jessica Almasy
    • Length: 1 hr and 26 mins
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    In these four linked stories, a young woman tries to come to terms with the addiction and desertion that caused her family to crumble....

    Regular price: $3.49

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