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St. Paul, Minn. —
Laura Vosika began her musical life as a trombonist and fell in love with the Russian orchestral music that featured her chosen instrument. The trombone still plays a big part in her life as a writer. Vosika is completing a series of historical novels that feature a contemporary character, Shawn Kleiner, a virtuoso trombonist and ladies man, with Shawn's twin who happens to live in 14th-century Scotland. Let the story begin!
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