Lory Kaufman

Biography

“I write Post-Dystopian fiction. After society’s collapse, which is imagined in so many great dystopian stories, humans will either fade into history, with the dinosaurs, or, if it learns the right lessons, society will go on to construct a civilization to last tens of thousands of years. The books of THE VERONA TRILOGY are the exciting adventures of young people doing the latter.” -Lory Kaufman

On the artistic side of Lory’s career, he’s written, acted and directed children’s theatre and musical theatre. He enjoys art, especially sculpture. He loves science fiction and historical fiction and he has been deeply involved in the green movement all across North America. All this shows through when you read his work. Lory has three grown children and works and lives in Kingston, Canada.

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Series

The Verona Trilogy
Three teens from the 24th century are kidnapped back in time to 14th century Verona Italy. There they must adapt to harsh medieval ways or die... and maybe worse. Luckily they brought with them technology that can help them survive, However, it can also cause a few problems, like making them standout to the local powers and, oh ... it could also change the future. During the three books, you will watch the teens go through amazingly difficult situations that changes them from spoiled, dependent youths, to resourceful, motivated individuals. This action packed, time travel series shows how one person's actions really can change the world.

Books

The Loved and the Lost (Book #3 of The Verona Trilogy)
Series: The Verona Trilogy. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 112,160. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
The final book of The Verona Trilogy, our three time-traveling teens return to 14th century Verona, desperate to reclaim their medieval family's shattered lives. . For one though, the fate of his eternal love and the life of their unborn child is the prize to be won - or lost forever. The mission is made even more dangerous, as their actions could threaten their world's very existence.
The Bronze and the Brimstone (Book #2 of The Verona Trilogy)
Series: The Verona Trilogy. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 112,770. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
The three teens from the 24th-century are trapped in 14th-century Verona, Italy. With knowledge of the future, they appear as genius inventors to the local nobles. It’s double trouble, both introducing advanced cannon & black powder centuries ahead of its time, as well as refusing the hand in marriage of the local leader’s daughter. Two teens fall in love. The other gets an arrow in the head.
The Lens and the Looker (Book #1 of The Verona Trilogy)
Series: The Verona Trilogy. Price: Free! Words: 105,970. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Book #1 of The Verona Trilogy. Three teens from an almost-Utopian 24th century society are kidnapped back in time to 14th century Verona Italy. There the teens have two choices. Adapt to the marsh medieval ways or - die! This is a real twist on a the dystopian themes, where medieval history and sword fights meet artificial intelligences and time travel, with a hint of Romeo and Juliet thrown in.

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