Linda Lowery is an author, storyteller, and library lady.

Published Works


Stories in Sepia

STORIES IN SEPIA: Summer reading is just around the corner and Larissa is still reeling from her adventure with a sprightly spirit and a crazy killer. But then strange things begin happening and Larissa must deal with the new PR spin doctor and photographer the library has hired while Shelia tries to find the perfect […]

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Murder in the Library

Whoever said libraries are quiet places never visited the small town library that sits on the grounds of the old state hospital. Creaks and groans echo through the stacks as the patrons peruse the shelves of the current library building. Larissa Lou Rue, reference librarian and amateur sleuth could tell you a tale or two as she keeps the patrons in line, all while battling a raging tornado, a rabid group of quilting ladies, and library ghosties. These three mysteries will keep you laughing and guessing… Is it haunted? Maybe? Maybe not?

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Latest Blog Posts

And This is Why I Write

And This is Why I Write   This past Sunday, my daughter Amber and I were on our way to visit my sister Peggie when Amber asked if we could make a quick stop before crossing the bridge to Washington. She needed a different picture of a headstone for her genealogy study of our family.  […]

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Mother’s Day

As a mom, I can tell you about some wonderful Mother’s Days I have experienced. Sometimes my daughters would give me handmade cards and smooshy chocolate candy, or as they got older, steak dinners, fabulous vacations, airplane tickets to visit, and heartfelt words that would make me weep. I can also tell you about my mom’s […]

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Writing a Dedication

When I finished writing my first book I read everything I could get my hands on concerning publishing my work. Some of it was very enlightening and some of it was daunting. In fact I swung from ‘Wow, this is great’ to ‘What the hell was I thinking?’ But, because I went into the first […]

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About the Author

Linda Lowery has been a library lady and a storyteller for most of her life. She received her BS in English with a concentration in Creative Writing from Bradley University, Peoria Illinois. She found that there was always one more story waiting to be told. Working over forty years in academia and public libraries she uses her love of literature and storytelling to share some fun times and great stories.