A New Book – A New Look

I have been silent for some time. With good reason, for a lot has transpired in my life since last I posted to this blog. I have battled illness and family tragedy during the interim months. While I have continued to write (how can I not?), my musings have been private in nature. I expect that to change someday, but for the time being…

One announcement I can make, however, is that my first non-fiction book, An Ordinary Tragedy, has been released. It is the story of my brother: a smart, talented, handsome, and athletic youth from an ordinary middle-class family who became a convicted felon by the time he was 18.

This was a difficult book to write, as you may imagine. It took me years to overcome my reluctance to talk about my brother to anyone. It took me years to research (for it’s surprising what you don’t know about your family). It took me years to pull the pieces together in an attempt to understand how my brother became so different from the rest of his family and why he made the choices he did. I think I came to understand. I hope I did.


About Lori Hart Beninger

Lori Hart Beninger is a native California writer with three critically acclaimed historical novels (Embracing the Elephant, A Veil of Fog and Flames, and A Peculiar Peace) that follow two 19th century young adults as they struggle with survival and acceptance in the pivotal era of the California Gold Rush up to the American Civil War. Please visit www.ontrackpublishing.com for synopses, availability, reviews, and more.
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1 Response to A New Book – A New Look

  1. chmjr2 says:

    The very best of luck with your new book.


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