Larenda Roberts

Larenda Roberts

Roberts is the author of newly e-published novel, Night Terrors, which tells the story of brave Ana Claiborne, who moves from New York City to begin a life in Louisiana with her new husband, the heir to the Claiborne Coffee fortune. When tragedy strikes, Ana must choose between two very different men and the chance to save an industry empire.

Larenda Roberts was raised in Louisiana and has since travelled the country extensively, sharing her journeys in three nonfiction books, Exploring New Orleans, San Francisco Uncovered, and Dallas Uncovered. Her short fiction has appeared in New Delta Review, Lake Effect Magazine, and Christian Woman.

Check out her writing on this site, buy Night Terrors exclusively on Amazon.com, and shoot her an email if you’d like to know more at larenda.roberts@yahoo.com.

WRITING:

E-published Night Terrors (Kindle Direct Publishing, 2011), a literary novel,the story of a New Yorker who marries into a prominent, mysterious coffee family in southern Louisiana.  Second novel, The Outlaw’s Song (to be e-published posthumously) chronicles the moral struggle of Rachel Arnold, a wealthy Palo Alto homemaker who falls in love with a San Quentin prisoner through her church prison ministry

Published three nonfiction books:  Exploring New Orleans (Seaside Press, div. Wordware Publishing,1998); San Francisco Uncovered (Wordware, 1996); and Dallas Uncovered (Wordware, 1994; 2nd edition 1998).  Short fiction published in the New Delta Review, Lake Effect Magazine, and Christian Woman (5) Short fiction, “Swamp Man,” won first place in the Palo Alto Weekly Annual Short Fiction Contest (1989).

Published in Pepperdine Voice, Gospel Advocate, San Francisco Examiner, Baton Rouge Advocate, Plano Star Courier (weekly humor column for one year), Menlo Park Almanac, and Palo Alto Daily News.  Feature articles (4) published in the Palo Alto Weekly; regular contributor to Christian Woman (10 feature articles, 5 short fiction) and Power for Today. 

Currently serves as Advancement Writer at Pepperdine University in Malibu, CA. Contact Larenda at larenda.roberts@yahoo.com

PUBLICATIONS

Night Terrors
Available on Amazon.com

Dallas Uncovered 2ed
Coauthor Kay McCasland Threadgill
Paperback, 1998, Taylor Trade Publishing
Available on Amazon.com

Exploring New Orleans: A Family Guide
Paperback, 1998, Taylor Trade Publishing
Available on Amazon.com

San Francisco Uncovered
Paperback, 1996, Taylor Trade Publishing
Available on Amazon.com

larenda.roberts@icloud.com

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