Bestselling and award-winning author Lori Crane is a writer of historical fiction and the occasional thriller. Her books have climbed to the Kindle Top 100 list many times, including "Elly Hays" which debuted at #1 in Native American stories. She has also enjoyed a place among her peers in the Top 100 historical fiction authors on Amazon, climbing to #23. She's a native Mississippian, currently residing in greater Nashville, Tennessee. She is a professional musician by night, an indie author by day. Lori's passions are genealogy and American history, which you'll find weaved throughout each novel. She is a member of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, the Daughters of the American Revolution, the United States Daughters of 1812, as well as the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists. Look for Lori on "Most Terrifying Places in America-Haunted Road Trips" on the Travel Channel 2018-19 season where her book "The Legend of Stuckey's Bridge" is featured! ***Visit Lori's blog at https://loricrane.com/ ***Sign up for Lori's quarterly newsletter at http://eepurl.com/GHJ7D "Lori Crane is a Southern storyteller of the first order." ~Writer's Digest "Lori Crane is a must-read author." ~Readers' Favorite Bibliography The Okatibbee Creek Series: Okatibbee Creek An Orphan's Heart Elly Hays The Stuckey's Bridge Trilogy: The Legend of Stuckey's Bridge Stuckey's Legacy: The Legend Continues Stuckey's Gold: The Curse of Lake Juzan The Culpepper Saga: I, John Culpepper John Culpepper the Merchant John Culpepper, Esquire Culpepper's Rebellion Other Books: Savannah's Bluebird Witch Dance The Culpepper-Fairfax Scandal (coming soon) Eula (coming soon) On This Day: A Perpetual Calendar for Family Genealogy Visit the fan pages on Facebook at "The Legend of Stuckey's Bridge," "Okatibbee Creek - the novel," and "Culpepper Saga" for photos, historical documents, and more information about the books and the author. If you are a descendant of the Rodgers family from "Okatibbee Creek," please join our Facebook page at "Descendants of Hays Rodgers Sr." Literary Awards: ~Finalist in the 2019 American Fiction Awards in horror/supernatural for "Witch Dance." ~Artist of the Month, July 2019, Columbia Daily Herald/Columbia Arts Council, Columbia, TN ~Finalist in the 2019 Next Generation Indie Book Awards in paranormal for "Witch Dance." ~Finalist in the 2014 Eric Hoffer Awards for "An Orphan's Heart." ~Bronze medal in literary fiction at the 2013 eLit Book Awards for "Okatibbee Creek." ~Honorable mention in historical fiction at the 2013 Midwest Book Festival for "Okatibbee Creek." ~Honorable mention in general fiction at the 2013 Midwest Book Festival for "Elly Hays." ~Shortlisted for '50 Self-published Books Worth Reading in 2013/14' at Indie Author Land for "Elly Hays."