Fun Facts

Did you know..?

  • dsc_0467The setting for The Lauren Series is a real place! Pigeon Valley is located in Cocke County, near Newport, Tennessee. Settled in the Appalachian, Pigeon Valley is known today as Hartford.


  • Inspiration for Lauren’s dog, Frito, came from Cassandra’s own family’s German Shepherd, Einstein. 


  • The girl who modeled Lauren for the book covers…her first name in real life REALLY IS Lauren and she really does live in Tennessee! And the German Shepherd on the back of the books is her grandfather’s dog. 🙂