About Lara

Lara Bricker is a freelance writer living in Exeter, New Hampshire, with over a decade of experience writing and reporting on crime and justice issues. Her work has appeared in the Portsmouth Herald, the Exeter News-Letter, the Hampton Union, Woman's World magazine, and the Boston Globe. In 2008, she covered the first death penalty case to go to trial in New Hampshire in almost fifty years for the Associated Press. 

Lara is the author of the true crime hit Lie after Lie: The True Story of a Master of Deception, Betrayal, and MurderYou can also get a wiff of her wit and wisdom in the book How Do You Milk a Moose Anyway?

As a news reporter, she has received numerous awards from both the New Hampshire Press Association and the New England Newspaper & Press Association for her crime and investigative reporting. 

Lara is a licensed private detective and has worked as a criminal defense investigator. She also writes a parenting blog for the Seacoast Media Group called "Mom's the Word" at http://blogs.seacoastonline.com/seacoast-parenting.