Lori Hart Beninger is a native California author of two critically acclaimed historical novels (Embracing the Elephant and A Veil of Fog and Flames). The books follow two 19th century teenagers as they struggle with survival and acceptance in the pivotal era of the California Gold Rush. The third book in the Embracing the Elephant Series (working title: A Peculiar Peace) is due in late 2018.
An Ordinary Tragedy, Lori's first foray into non-fiction, was published in October of 2016 - the true story of her younger brother's tumultuous life, a convicted felon by the age of eighteen.
For other writings and musings, please visit one of Lori's blogs, below.