Since first publishing in January 1996, Lori Foster has become a Waldenbooks, Borders, USA Today, Publisher's Weekly and New York Times bestselling author. Lori has published through a variety of houses,
including Kensington, St. Martins, Harlequin, Silhouette, Samhain. She is
currently with Berkley/Jove.
Lori believes it's important to give back to the community as much as
possible, and for that reason she ran special contests in conjunction with a
publisher, facilitating many first sales for new authors. She routinely
organizes events among authors and readers to gather donations for various
Along with her good friend, Dianne Castell, Lori hosts a very special annual
"Reader & Author" event in West Chester, Ohio. Proceeds from the event go to
benefit worthy causes, including the Hamilton County YWCA Battered Women's
Shelter, the Animal Adoption Foundation, The Conductive Learning Center for
children with spina bifida and cerebral palsy, and The One Way Farm,
In 2007, Lori put together The Write Ingredients a cookbook of recipes
donated by popular authors. Proceeds from the cookbook go toward Lori's
ongoing "Troop project" of collecting and mailing fun, and sometimes
necessary items to our troops.In 2008, Lori coordinated eleven other authors of her choosing, and through
Berkley, arranged for the publication of The Power of Love, a special
anthology of novellas about empowering women. All author and agent proceeds
from the anthology go to the Hamilton Co YWCA Battered women's shelter.
In 2009, Tails of Love, an anthology with Lori and other contributing authors, was published through Berkley with all agent and author proceeds to benefit The Animal Adoption Foundation.
In 2010, The Gift of Love, a new anthology with Lori and a new set of
authors, will be published with proceeds to benefit The Conductive Learning Center, a school for children with cerebral palsy and spina bifida.