Lauren is a Florida-based fiction writer and the author of The Other Side of Everything, a literary mystery set during a sweltering South Florida summer.
People magazine calls The Other Side of Everything "A compelling tale of survival and hope."
Bustle says it's "a tantalizing literary thriller you'll want to finish in one sitting."
Publishers Weekly calls it a "tense, rich debut" for readers "wanting literary flair and emotional depth."
Florida Weekly says it's "at once a nail-biter and a brilliantly nuanced evocation of how communities work and don't work."
And Kirkus calls it "a slow burning thriller that explores the cost of love turned askew."
What will you call it?