M. B. Fawaz has a varied background. She has a B.S. in Mathematics and is a retired executive from a major computer firm. She is also a professional opera singer and has traveled the world in short-time Christian missions. An ordained minister of the Gospel, she has a Doctor of Theology degree from Tabernacle Bible College. She is an artist, a song-writer, recording artist, an entrepreneur and has co-founded three successful companies. Her first novel is a parable about ordinary people that explores the power of friendship and love in a world where fear, hatred and cultural differences pervade our consciousness. It is an allegory that speaks to the heart, offering the reader a challenge to embark on an adventure of faith. She is married to Hasan Fawaz, a published author, and lives in Conyers Georgia.
Randi Ward is energetic. And interesting. And well-traveled. And lots of other good things. The depth that comes from her experience shows up in conversation and her creative work.
Randi touches on several of her interests in this interview, including her thoughts on imagination and the creative process, never standing still, and a pivotal trip to Cairo, Egypt.
Watch and listen to the full interview below.
Lynn won the 2015 First Place Winner, Oak Tree Press, Cop Tales, for her crime novel, Well of Rage. Her cozy mystery Another Kind of Hero was a finalist in the 2018 Sliver Falchion Award.
She has a law enforcement background and writes her character-driven stories with an ear for dialogue and an affinity for plot twists set in rich southern culture. Her novels and short stories use humor and irony. She is a storyteller and member of the dance troupe, The Dancing Flowers for Peace. Her flower persona is "The Dandelion." She lives in Stone Mountain.
Another Kind of Hero:
A casket full of drugs and money at the Pick’n Pay in Forsyth, Georgia puts dissimilar sisters, a ghost’s godson, and a DEA agent in jeopardy.
Well of Rage:
A female rookie cop in Mobile, Alabama finds an African-American teenager’s bones and a ring in the bottom of an abandoned well. Her training officer confiscates the ring and blames the rookie. She must survive long enough to solve this cold-case murder and bring closure to the victim’s mother.