Lori Leger



Award winning author, Lori Leger, adores writing stories set in southwest Louisiana, where good Cajun cooking, helping your neighbors, and saying y’all is as normal as hurricanes, heat, and humidity. She has 11 full-length novels, and five short stories published in four series: La Fleur de Love; its spin-off, Halos & Horns; Seasons of Love; her baby boomer Prime of Love series; one stand-alone Christmas suspense, and if the good Lord’s willing, more to come.




11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
State Capitol, House Committee Room 4
A New Frontier: Electronic Publishing for the Digital Age

12:30 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.
Barnes & Noble Bookselling Tent
Book Signing


Hanging on to Hope: Prime of Love, Book Two

Sometimes you need to lose all hope in order to find true strength... Two years after losing his teenage daughter to Leukemia, Clay Andrews is still trying to recover. While attending his cousin’s wedding, he meets the bride’s beautiful younger sister, Allie, and can’t get her off his mind. Allie Sarver is emotionally scarred from twenty years of marriage to a cheating and verbally abusive husband. Newly single and riddled with insecurities, the mother of two teenage daughters can’t see herself trusting another man ever again. She can’t imagine why a man with Clay’s sexy good looks would show interest in someone as drab as her. Clay is determined to make Allie see herself through his eyes. Just as they begin to forge a new relationship, his ex-wife returns from France, bearing a soul-crushing secret that threatens to destroy their newfound happiness. Will Clay and Allie give up the fight, or will they find a way to hang on to the hope of a promising new relationship? Hanging on to Hope is another humorous, heart-wrenching story by Lori Leger proving that relationships between two mature adults don’t have to exclude romance...or searing passion...or the heart-thumping excitement of new love.


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