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To Deny Freedom is to Deny the Human Spirit.

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Welcome to Tracy Lawson Books!

I write in two genres. Which is my favorite: young adult thrillers or nonfiction history?

The truth is, my answer would vary from day to day. I love digging into the past and unearthing long-forgotten details to bring a moment in history into context for a modern reader. I also love crafting a suspenseful novel and putting my characters into perilous situations with plenty of twists and turns.
There’s always more to any situation than meets the eye, and it’s the writer’s job to help the reader relate to the story and the characters. My books are all about regular people—real or imaginary—who do something extraordinary.
“Pride of the Valley not only demonstrates the author’s ability to vividly retell history, but also showcases her ability to thoroughly research her subject. The book is full of descriptions and rare images that compliment these true tales of Ohio pioneer families. A fantastic read!” –Reader Review


“Lawson is also the author of Counteract, a YA novel in many ways like The Hunger Games. Her novels and her nonfiction works are so very, very different. But it just shows what a talented writer she is.”
–Wishing Shelf Book Reviews

Upcoming Events

SundayFebruary 4, 2018

3:00 pm

Author Talk at Glendale Community LibrarySharon Road Glendale, OH

Research methods for authors seeking to incorporate history into their books, plus the Glendale connection in Pride of the Valley

SundayFebruary 11, 2018

Author Talk at Samford UniversitySamford University, Homewood, AL

I'll be speaking on the current craze in YA dystopian literature and how it turns kids on to the classics in the genre.

SaturdayMarch 3, 2018

10:00 am

10th Annual Funky Finds Spring Fling Cattle 2 Building Will Rogers Memorial Center in Fort Worth, TX

Funky Finds Spring Fling Event runs 10:00-5:00 Saturday and 11:00-4:00 Sunday

FridayMarch 16, 2018

2:00 pm

Permian Basin Comic ConMidland County Horseshoe Arena Midland, TX

The biggest comic con event in west Texas begins Friday afternoon and runs through Sunday afternoon.

SaturdayMarch 24, 2018

9:00 am

Sherman Celtic Festival and Highland GamesTexoma Home Health 5901 US 75 Sherman, TX 75090

Come get your Irish on at this community festival that runs from 9:00-9:00.