RELEASED is the story of Lorraine Albright Lopez who is released from an Arizona prison. She had no contact with her children for 15 years. Now at the age of 37 she is aiming to connect with them. She travels across the country in a small motor home. Along the way she finds something she was not looking for. Returning to Yuma, Arizona puts her life in danger. Will she truly be able to overcome the pains of the past?
“Seybold_Smith writes a touching tale of second-chance love and forgiveness with charming characters and real-life experiences that makes you think the author has been there and knows what she is talking about.” Taylor Jones, Reviewer
“RELEASED is a poignant and heart-warming story of second chances, courage, and the scars that domestic abuse can leave on its innocent victims. Seybold-Smith has constructed a good solid lot with endearing and intriguing characters that tug at your heartstrings.” Regan Murphy, Reviewer
Here’s the cover for RELEASED, scheduled for publication on September 12
I had a few friends over for my birthday this last weekend.
My friend Pinkie and I.
Some of the guests, listening to the band
Chuckawalla Rhythm Kings getting warmed up.
Shirley doing the candelabra dance.
RELEASED has been accepted by Black Opal Books for publication. We don’t have a release date yet, but it’s a contemporary fiction that begins in Yuma, Az.
Keep your ears open for more news as it becomes available.
Ellynore Seybold-Smith has recently released her fourth book entitled ERIKA. It is a suspense novel as a sequel to SIGRIT.
SIGRIT, published by Black Opal Books is a historical novel beginning in Germany in 1944 and moves forward 10 years and to America. Erika begins in 1955 and takes place in Maryland, both on land and water.
Her previous book is THE WOODEN MISTRESS, a sea story that is a true story experienced by the author, published by Books Unlimited in 1994 and republished by Createspace in 2013. Another book is ONE COLD NIGHT AND OTHER STORIES also from Createspace in 2013. It is short and very short stories and 3 poems.