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About the Author and her Books

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Lisa A. McCombs  taught reading and English in West 

Virginia for 33 years. Lisa is an advocate of MS research, 

having been diagnosed in 2001. As a teacher, Lisa 

encouraged her students to use a personal journal as 

therapy for dealing with the adventures of growing up. As a 

result, her first novel Abby, was born.






Dear Reader,
     
Writing has always been a part of my life.  Abby evolved 

so effortlessly.  In publishing my first young adult novel, I 

have seen a dream come true.  I hope you enjoy reading 

Abby as much as I enjoyed writing it.
    

If you enjoyed reading Abby, make sure you look for the 

sequels, Raspberry Beret and Opening Pandora's Box. All 

titles in this series received five star reviews and are award 

winning Readers Favorite young adult novels.


Sincerely,

Lisa A. McCombs


To buy these YA titles, please visit:

http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Dstripbooks&field-keywords=Lisa+A.+McCombs

                                    or


contact the author at 

LisaAnnetteMcCombs@yahoo.com

I pay postage and personalize each copy. A portion of all proceeds is donated to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.




Paris Book Festival Runner Up
London Book Festival Honorable Mention
Reader’s Favorite International Book Award Finalist


 In 2001 I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. The MonSter defines my every day existence, but it does not rule me. Have MS. What's Your Super Power?, my first nonfiction title was released in November 2015 and is represented by Headline Books. I am so grateful to publisher Cathy Teets and illustrator Ashley Teets for taking a chance on me and my story. This book is available on Amazon, at Barnes and Noble, Headline Books or by contacting me, the author.



And, then... This happened. Bombs Bursting in Air is the first book in the YA series The Church of Go.


Sitting in a movie theater with her dad, Meri checks her phone for a good time to go to the ladies’ room. She leaves during a battle scene and meets her soon-to-be new best friend, Fiona, in the restroom. To their mutual horror, a bomb goes off in the theater. Meri awakes in the hospital to find out her world is changed forever.
Coping with PTSD is real to veterans and to those of all ages who experience shocking horror and loss. Meri sees the changes to her family and her life and with the help of an unlikely friend, her faith, and her family, is able to move forward to a new future.
First Place WV Writer’s Award
London Book Festival Honorable Mention

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