Lori L. Otto


After an exhilarating, collaborative writing project, Lori L. Otto had an idea for an original novel. The characters and their rich stories would keep her awake at night, and even with barely any sleep, she felt more alert and alive than she had in years. Her days off were spent in cafés, sandwich shops and bookstores, feverishly trying to get all of the details out of her head and onto paper.

In the spring of 2009, after a few months of writing, Lori decided to tweak one chapter from the novel-in-progress and enter it as a short story into the 78th Annual Writer’s Digest Writing Competition. In the fall when the winners were announced, she was happily awarded an Honorable Mention, placing 40th in the Mainstream/Literary Short Story category.

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By Lori L. Otto
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 145,740. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Category: Fiction
(4.00 from 1 review)
When she was four, a generous couple welcomed orphan Olivia Sophia into their lives. Now sixteen, three people influence her choices: her first love, her second father, and a third man who speaks to her through his artwork. Unable to connect with her adoptive father, Livvy's overactive imagination leads her down an obsessive path that stands to hurt everyone around her.
The Complete Emi Lost & Found Series
By Lori L. Otto
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 437,910. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Category: Fiction
Emi Lost & Found series - Winner of the Best Happily Ever After of 2013 - HEA Bookshelf “THE BEST BOOKS YOU'RE NOT READING. This series runs the gamut of emotions. I felt everything from pure joy and happiness to absolute devastation.” - Kelli, Alphas, Authors and Books Oh My Edition contains Not Today, But Someday; Lost & Found; Time Stands Still; Never Look Back, and bonus short stories.
Not Today, But Someday
By Lori L. Otto
Series: Emi Lost & Found, Prequel . Price: Free! Words: 52,440. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In December of 1994, Emi Hennigan discovered her father's infidelity. It was in that same month that Nate Wilson's first girlfriend broke up with him. Both heartbroken and jaded in their own ways, Emi and Nate became fast friends. This is how their story began.
Never Look Back: Book Three of the Emi Lost & Found series
By Lori L. Otto
Series: Emi Lost & Found, Three. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 125,920. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2011. Category: Fiction
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
To say Emi’s life over the past two years has had its share of peaks and valleys is an understatement – and her friends and family would agree. In the conclusion to Emi Lost & Found, Jack guides Emi through a year of self-discovery, and teaches her that faith in true love – and in soul mates – can yield happiness from even the darkest of places.
Time Stands Still: Book Two of the Emi Lost & Found series
By Lori L. Otto
Series: Emi Lost & Found, Two. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 261,320. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011. Category: Fiction
0.75 star(4.86 from 7 reviews)
No man could compete with Nate, Emi thought, until one night – one evening, one party, one journey, one second alters her course completely. That night, her brother’s best friend, Jack Holland, comes back into her life with a mission. In a year’s time, he slowly finds a comfortable place in Emi’s life, but only time will tell if it’s right for Emi – and enough for him.
Lost and Found: Book One of the Emi Lost & Found series
By Lori L. Otto
Series: Emi Lost & Found, One. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,790. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011. Category: Fiction
0.75 star(4.67 from 12 reviews)
After swearing off love with Emi in a silly high school pact, Nate has been seeing other women in hopes of finding one that evokes stronger feelings than the ones he’s been harboring for Emi since he was a teen. Over the span of a year, their unique friendship begins to blossom into something more. With a promising future ahead of them both, fate intervenes to bring two soul mates together.

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