Originally from western Kentucky, Lori has spent a good portion of her adult life in larger cities. After attending college in Chicago, where she studied English and Theatre, she found a career in the travel industry. In 2000, when she decided that writing was her next path, she joined Romance Writers of America and found her local chapter, TARA. In 2015, she was nominated as a Golden Heart finalist for historical fiction.
Lori has spent most of her adult life traveling to faires and fields throughout the United States and the United Kingdom searching for all things historical and literary. She lives in Florida with her husband and several very spoiled pets.