Lois Richardson


Raised on a dairy farm in northern Wisconsin, Lois Richardson expressed her thoughts through drawing, writing poetry and jotting down sentences of various subjects. Later in life she studied art and drawing with many fine teachers. Today her art centers around teaching painting and drawing to family who express an interest in learning and paints for her pleasure and relaxation.
Lois graduated from high school at the age of seventeen with a degree entitled "diploma." The following month she applied for and was accepted into "workforce USA," (her own words.) After seven years she graduated to marriage and three children taking part in the world of stay at home moms and all the simple and easy things of that life. (She failed the simple and easy part.) There were intervals of working outside the home.
Writing became a priority over visual art and she read and attended critique groups and conferences absorbing the how to of the writing world.
Her first book, The Forbidden Room, is a middle grade mystery/adventure story of a brother and sister engaged in solving problems of their haunted home on their own.
She lives with her husband in a small Texas town and together they enjoy children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

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Cracking the Crime: Sequel to The Forbidden Room
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,390. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Mysterious shadows in the moonlit orchard, voices coming from one of the out buildings, scraping noises in the basement. The home that was cleared of all notions of being haunted is now causing shaky nights for the McDaniel kids. Will they survive when they come face to face with the real shadow? Will there ever be peace in this beautiful old home that once claimed a “Forbidden Room?”
The Forbidden Room
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,950. Language: American English. Published: October 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Jan, 10, and her brother Bernie, 13, move into a home with their parents , Al and Linn Evers, that is rumored to be haunted. Mysteriously, a bedroom upstairs is never to be entered. Noises in the attic and a music box that plays from that room at certain times of the evening give Jan and Bernie reason enough to start an investigation. Fear that their family is in danger soon becomes clear.

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