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Lori Roy's debut novel, Bent Road, was awarded the Edgar Allen Poe Award for best debut novel by an American author. Bent Road was named a 2011 Notable Crime Book by the New York Times, a 2012 Notable Book by the state of Kansas and nomiated for the Book-of-the-Month Club First Fiction Award. Her second novel, Until She Comes Home (Dutton 6/13) has been named a New York Times Editors' Choice.

Genres: Mystery
Edgar Awards Best First Novel winner (2012) : Bent Road
Edgar Awards Best Novel winner (2016) : Let Me Die in His Footsteps

Lori Roy recommends
The Clairvoyants (2017)
Karen Brown
"With an insightful and poetic voice, Karen Brown creates a mystical world filled with suspense, desire and lastly acceptance."
The Girl From Blind River (2018)
Gale Massey
"A fast-paced, impressive debut. In a gritty, yet poetic voice, Massey introduces us to the unforgettable Jamie Elders, a young woman desperate to escape her past but unwilling to leave it behind. From an exciting new author to watch, this debut is a definite addition to your 2018 must-read list."

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