Roa Lynn

Biography

Roa Lynn was born and raised in Toledo, Ohio. She has lived in Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, Salt Lake City, New York and Washington, D.C. She has been a print and television journalist and a government administrator and has written about Brazilian history, economics, and culture for the Brazilian Embassy in Washington, D.C. In recognition of these writings, she was decorated in 1997 with the Order of Rio Branco by the Brazilian government.

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The Barbosa Legacy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,590. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
All Alexandre Barbosa's plans for the future are turned upside down by his father's gambling losses and his own decision to risk his life in opposition to the Brazilian military dictatorship of the 1960s. He and his lover, Monica, both architecture students in Rio de Janeiro, will have make new lives for themselves, living by their wits, first in Chile, then in New York.
Persisting
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,910. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Kate Lawrence, an aspiring poet and book editor in New York, falls in love with Sérgio, a Brazilian diplomat who overwhelms her with his intelligence, charm and high culture. Her father and her friends are worried: "I've seen this play before, Catherine," he says, "and so have you." This story is a prequel to the novel Farewell Rio.
Poetry Test
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Price: Free! Words: 930. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
This is a test of formatting poetry for e-book publication.
Farewell Rio
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,060. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An American, Catherine Lawrence, has a tragic love affair in Rio de Janeiro with a man with a lethal and mysterious past. As she moves through street riots against the military dictatorship of the late 1960s and among hippies, millionaires, student protesters and journalists, she is not prepared for the prices she must pay for fulfilling her dream of living and writing on the front lines.

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