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Lauren Nicolle Taylor

Biography

Lauren Nicolle Taylor

Lauren Nicolle Taylor lives in the lush Adelaide Hills. The daughter of a Malaysian nuclear physicist and an Australian scientist, she was expected to follow a science career path, attending Adelaide University and completing a Health Science degree with Honours in obstetrics and gynaecology.

She then worked in health research for a short time before having her first child. Due to their extensive health issues, Lauren spent her 20s as a full-time mother/carer to her three children. When her family life settled down, she turned to writing.

She is a 2014 Kindle Book Awards Semi-finalist and a USA Best Book Awards Finalist.

Lauren Nicolle Taylor

Books by Lauren Nicolle Taylor

by Lauren Nicolle Taylor - Family, Historical Fiction, Young Adult 12+, Youth Fiction

Seventeen-year-old Kettle, an orphaned Japanese American, is struggling to make a life in the aftermath of an event in history not often referred to --- the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II and the removal of children from orphanages for having "one drop of Japanese blood in them." He has his hideout in an abandoned subway tunnel, a job and his gang of Lost Boys. Eighteen-year-old Nora --- the privileged daughter of a controlling and violent civil rights lawyer who is building a compensation case for the interned Japanese Americans, is desperate to run away. When Nora is nearly killed and her sister taken away, their worlds collide.