Erica O'Rourke

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General Information

Name: Erica O'Rourke

Pen Name: Lucy Kerr


Born: in




Illinois Connection

O'Rourke lives outside of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Erica O'Rourke also writes under the pen name of Lucy Kerr. She is an award-winning author of young adult fiction. Her debut adult mystery, Time of Death, was published in December 2016 under her pen name.

Published Works

The Torn Trilogy

  • Torn, Turtleback, 2011
  • Tangled, Kensington, 2012
  • Bound, Kensington, 2012

The Dissonance Series

  • Dissonance, Simon & Schuster,2015
  • Resonance, Simon & Schuster, 2015

The Stillwater General Mysteries - Written under the pen name of Lucy Kerr

  • Time of Death, Crooked Lane Books, 2016

Titles at Your Library

Tangled (Torn)

ISBN: 0758267053
Release Date: 2012-02-01

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Bound (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)

ISBN: 0606263764
Release Date: 2012-06-26

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Resonance (Dissonance)

ISBN: 144246027X
Release Date: 2015-07-21

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Literary Awards


  • Golden Heart Award for Best Young Adult Manuscript, Romance Writers of America, 2010

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

O'Rourke enjoys talking about books and writing. As a former junior high and high school teacher, she is comfortable speaking with groups (book clubs, school visits, writing groups, Skype visits) of all ages and sizes on a variety of topics and is happy to customize a program for a group's specific needs.

Literary Agent: Joanna Volpe, President

New Leaf Literary and Media, Inc.

110 West 40th Street, Suite 2201

New York, NY 10018

External Links

Erica O'Rourke on WorldCat

Lucy Kerr on WorldCat


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