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Laurie Best 

Laurie Best is a member of the alliance of independent authors and writes under the pen name, Auri Blest. Her debut novel is the first book of The Dawn series and is due to be released on her birthday, November 16, 2017. She writes in the dystopian and urban fantasy genres with a faith-based twist for young adult readers. Laurie is as adventurous as the characters that she writes about. She has a background in microbiology and biochemistry, fitness, nutrition, and physical therapy. She is and entrepreneur that has owned a gym as well as a global cosmetics brand. As a gospel musician, Laurie also plays bass guitar. Laurie was born in Michigan, grew up in New York and now lives in Florida. She is an avid reader, a foodie and loves music. She says that God's greatest creations are love, music, colors, trees, laughter and cheese.
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