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About The Author
Robert Thornhill, author of Lady Justice Takes a C.R.A.P.: City Retiree Action Patrol, Lady Justice and the Lost Tapes, Lady Justice Gets Leid, Lady Justice and the Avenging Angels, Lady Justice and the Sting, Lady Justice and Dr. Death, Lady Justice and the Vigilante, Lady Justice and the Watchers, Lady Justice and the Candidate, Lady Justice and the Book Club Murders, Lady Justice and the Cruise Ship Murders, Lady Justice and the Class Reunion, Lady Justice and the Assassin, Lady Justice and the Lottery, Lady Justice and the Vet and Lady Justice and the Organ Traders.
ROBERT THORNHILL, M.A.
At age 66, Bob wrote the first book in the Lady Justice series, Lady Justice Takes a C.R.A.P. from his own perspective and experience as a Senior Citizen.
In the the first sequel, Lady Justice and the Lost Tapes, Bob draws on his personal experience as an Elvis impersonator, (just for fun).
Bob and his wife, Peg, lived in Maui, Hawaii, for five years and the third installment in the Lady Justice series, Lady Justice Gets Leid, is set in the beautiful Hawaiian Islands.
After moving back to Missouri, Bob & Peg lived in a log home on 70 acres in rural St. Clair County. The rustic Ozarks and the Osage wilderness provided the background for his fourth novel, Lady Justice And The Avenging Angels.
After three years in the woods, Bob & Peg moved back to Independence, Mo. and Bob penned the fifth Lady Justice novel, Lady Justice and the Sting, which won the Pinnacle Achievement Award for Best Mystery Novel for the Winter of 2012 by the North American Booksellers Exchange.
Shortly thereafter, came volume #6, Lady Justice And Dr. Death, which won the Pinnacle Achievement Award for Best Mystery Novel, Fall 2011 by the North American Booksellers Exchange.
The seventh volume in the series, Lady Justice And The Vigilante, won the Pinnacle Achievement Award for the Best New Mystery Novel for the Sunner of 2012 by the National Association of Book Entrepreneurs and won Honorable Mention recognition at the Southern California Book Festival.
Bob's grandson, Blake, was given a second grade school assignment to write a book. His novel was about a rainbow, a leprechaun and a pot of gold. This little book was Bob's inspiration for writing the children's Rainbow Road series. The first in the series, Super Secrets of Rainbow Road, was so well received, he wrote Super Powers of Rainbow Road soon after. Blake encouraged grandpa to keep writing and soon, Hawaiian Rainbows, Patriotic Rainbows, Sports Heroes Of Rainbow Road, Ghosts And Goblins Of Rainbow Road and Christmas Crooks Of Rainbow Road rounded out the seven volume series.
Bob's eighth novel, Lady Justice and the Watchers asks the reader, "Is Big Brother watching you?"
Lady Justice and the Candidate, the ninth Lady Justice novel, explores the seamy underbelly of a national presidential election. Candidate won the Pinnacle Achievement Award for "Best New Mystery Novel" Fall, 2012.
In Lady Justice and the Book Club Murders, volume #10 in the series, a serial killer is stalking the streets of Kansas City. Book Club Murders won the Pinnacle Achievemant Award for "Best New Mystery Novel", Spring, 2013.
Lady Justice and the Cruise Ship Murders, volume #11, is perfect for anyone that has taken a cruise or plans to. Cruise Ship Murders won the Pinnacle Achievement Award foe "Best New Mystery Novel" Summer, 2013.
Bob and his wife, Peg, attended their 50 year class reunions, giving Bob plenty of material to write volume #12, Lady Justice and the Class Reunion.
In Lady Justice and the Assassin, two radical groups join together for a common purpose - to kill the president of the United States. Assassin was downloaded 45,415 times in January, 2015 and reached #1 in Amazon's "Cozy Mystery" & "Humor" categories and #2 in Amazon's "Top 100."
In Lady Justice and the Lottery, two septugenarians win the jackpot and the adventures start from there.
Lady Justice and the Vet tells the story of a Marine returning from Afghanistan. Vet reached #1 in Amazon's "Cozy Mystery" & "Humor" categories and #8 in Amazon's "Top 100."
Lady Justice and the Organ Traders exposes the need for viable organs for transplant and the bootleggers that supply that need.
At virtually every book signing event, Bob is approached by someone wanting to write a book of their own and asking how it's done. Bob put together the story of his journey from retired realtor to the published author of twelve books in Tears and Triumphs of a New Author.
While Walter Williams is a fictional character, many of his adventures and friends are anecdotal and based on Bob's real life. Bob holds a Master's Degree in Psychology from the University of Missouri-Kansas City, but his wit and insight come from his varied occupations: stock boy, postman, truck driver, social worker, landlord, and finally to thirty years as a realtor, most of which as Broker/Manager of one of the largest real estate companies in Metropolitan Kansas City.
He lives with his wife, Peg, in Independence, Mo.
Contact information: email@example.com
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