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www.fiction-addiction.comApril 30, 2015


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Southern Author Lynda Lippman-Lockhart Book Signing at Fiction Addiction



Greenville, SC, April 30, 2015 - Southern author Lynda Lippman-Lockhart will be signing copies of her debut historical novel, The Laundry Room (Penmore Press, paperback, $17.50), at Fiction Addiction on Wednesday, May 20th, from 1-3pm. This event is free and open to the public.



The Laundry Room

The Laundry Room dramatizes a fascinating moment in the history of the founding of Israel as a self-ruling nation. Based on actual events, Lynda Lippmann-Lockhart follows the lives of several young Israelis as they found a kibbutz and run a clandestine ammunition factory, which supplied Israeli troops fighting against Arab forces following the end of British occupation in the late 1940s. Under British rule, it was illegal for Israelis to possess firearms, so it was necessary not only to create and stockpile bullets for the coming war, but to do so in secret.


The ingenuity, courage, and sheer audacity displayed by the members of the code-named "Ayalon Institute", as they operated their factory right under the noses of the British military, make for an intriguing tale. Lippmann-Lockhart shows readers what it might have been like to be one of the young pioneers whose work truly impacted the outcome of Israel's fight for independence. The Ayalon Institute remains standing to this day, and the secret hidden under the kibbutz's laundry room was not revealed until the 1970s. It was made a National Historic Site in 1987 and is open to the public every day of the year except Yom Kippur.



About the author:

Lynda Lippman-Lockhart Lynda Lippman-Lockhart, a native of St. Petersburg, Florida, graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in teaching and went on to earn her English degree at the University of South Florida. She was the director of a nursery school for four years and a high school English teacher for twenty-six years. Upon retirement, she began her current profession -- writing. Lynda honed her writing skills by attending workshops at the University of Iowa, Lesley University, and Eckerd College.

Lynda has two children and six grandchildren. After living for a time in the Upstate, she now lives in St. Petersburg, Florida, with her husband, Robert W. Lockhart.

If you cannot make the event, you can reserve a personalized copy of the author's book by contacting Fiction Addiction in advance at 864-675-0540 or at




Fiction Addiction is a local, woman-owned, independent bookstore established in 2001. The store carries a mixture of new and used fiction and nonfiction, including children's books, as well as gift items. We are located at 1175 Woods Crossing Road (in the shopping center with Five Guys and Fried Green Tomatoes). For more information, visit our website at or call us at 864-675-0540.



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