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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 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.
My current project is a thriller set during the Revolutionary War. I’m so excited to combine my two favorite genres, and can’t wait to share with you the story of my 6-times great grandmother, Anna Asbury Stone, who cast off societal norms and risked her own safety to aid both her family and the Revolutionary cause in the winter of 1778.

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.
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“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

SaturdayApril 20, 2019

9:00 am

WP Bluebird FestivalWills Point, TX

26th year of family fun, shopping, live music, pageants, car show, and carnival rides in the Bluebird Capital of Texas!

SaturdayApril 27, 2019

9:00 am

38th Annual Terrell Jubilee1314 W. Moore Ave Terrell, Texas 75160

Entertainment, games, a BBQ cookoff, and vendors! 9-5 Saturday, April 27 and 10-4 on Sunday, April 28.

SaturdayMay 4, 2019

12:00 pm

East Main Arts FestivalEast Main Street between S. East St. and S. Jeffries St.

Family-friendly fun in downtown Arlington, TX from 12-8 on May 4!

SaturdayJuly 27, 2019

10:00 am

Galactic Swag ExpoEsports Stadium 1200 Ballpark Way Arlington, TX

Full-scale replicas of the Millenium Falcon...the Batmobile...and more! 10-7 Saturday and 10-5 Sunday

FridayAugust 16, 2019

5:00 pm

Highland Village Balloon FestivalUnity Park 2200 Briarhill Blvd, Highland Village, Tx

Up, up, and away! The 32nd annual Balloon Festival opens at 5 pm on Friday, August 16 and ends with a pancake breakfast on Sunday, August 18.