Lori Hayes


Lori Hayes writes contemporary romance and romantic women's fiction. She promises to deliver a happy ending in exchange for your much-appreciated time reading her novels.

She lives with her family in North Carolina, and while she hopes to someday say she lives near the beach, right now she is a short drive from the ocean. She thinks it's important to focus on what you have and to appreciate the small things around you, like the tang of salt in the air. For then it becomes possible for your dreams to come true, like her dream of writing and to be published.

She thanks her mother for her career. One day her mom planted the seed for Lori to be a writer, and it took hold. And as her grandfather always said, Stop talking about it and do something. So she did. While her son took afternoon naps, she sat down and started her first novel.

Quickly she learned it wasn't so easy. She bought every book she could find on the subject, and to this day she's still buying books to study. She believes life is one lesson made up of many shorter ones. Tell the story of your own life and it will come to fruition. She's living proof.

Where to find Lori Hayes online

Twitter: @LoriHayesAuthor
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Where to buy in print


Coffee Break
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 97,380. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Jenni Stallings struggles to keep open her beloved coffee shop to earn her father's approval so he can die peacefully. When bank vice president and old high school crush, Scott Botticelli, returns to the seaside town, he threatens to reject her loan. Then he takes up running and Jenni faces her failing business, her father's mortality, and running the race of her life--against the man she loves.
The Search
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,980. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
The pounding hooves of betrayal have battered photographer Claire Kincaid’s trust in men. After her mother’s death, Claire’s desire for family leads her to the coast to find her long-lost father. Instead, she finds herself in love with an engaged man, an island of secrets, and a light mystery blowing in the ocean breeze. Unfortunately, searching for answers reveals that an old truth never existed.

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