Author: Lorna Collins

Between 1998 and 2001, Lorna Collins worked in Japan on the Universal Studios theme park with her husband, Larry. Their memoir of that experience, "31 Months in Japan: The Building of a Theme Park" was published in 2005 and was a finalist for the 2006 nonfiction EPPIE award. Lorna co-wrote "Snowflake Secrets," "Seasons of Love," and "Directions of Love," with Sherry Derr-Wille, Luanna Rugh, and Christie Shary. "Directions of Love" won the 2011 EPIC eBook Award for best romance anthology. The same group wrote "An Aspen Grove Christmas" and "The Art of Love" with the addition of author Cheryl Gardarian. Lorna also wrote two mysteries with husband, Larry: "Murder…They Wrote," "Murder in Paradise," a 2012 EPIC eBook Award finalist, and "The Memory Keeper", a historical novel set in San Juan Capistrano, CA. They are currently working on at least two more sequels to their mysteries and a possible sequel to "The Memory Keeper". Lorna is also the author of "Ghost Writer", a fantasy/mystery/romance set in Laguna Beach, CA. Her latest books are "Jewel of the Missions: San Juan Capistrano" and "Lola, the Parrot Who Saved the Mission."