Trouble with the Curve
Peace, Love & Misunderstanding

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About The Road to Me

Trouble with the Curve meets Peace, Love and Misunderstanding.

The Universe conspires to force a uptight, workaholic perfumer on a Route 66 road trip with the hippie grandmother that she bitterly resents. What she discovers out there could not only heal the scars of her childhood, but open her to a brighter future.

About the Author

Laura Drake is a New York published author of Women's Fiction and Romance. Her debut, The Sweet Spot, won the 2014 Romance Writers of America® RITA® award. She gave up the corporate CFO gig to write full time. She's a wife, grandmother, and motorcycle chick in the remaining waking hours.




Book three in the Chestnut Creek series!



About the Series

Unforgiven, New Mexico has faltered for years, tripping and stumbling to the edge of default. Doubly unlucky—not only at the end of a defunct railway spur, but it’s on Route 66—the abandoned part. It’s home to 1,500 good, if quirky characters and a few old soreheads. But they’re people who care about each other, and their town.

These are only a few of their stories.

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April 19, 2022 The Road to Me released at all retailers

Watch Laura's iconic RITA acceptance speech!

A Writer's Blog

The Writer’s Life Still Surprises Me

I just looked it up – I started writing my first novel in 1997. Twenty-five years and 14 novels later, you’d think I’d have myself figured out by now. But every book, I discover new things about myself and this writing thing. Here’s a few examples:…

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