H.L. Roberts is a writer from a small Kentucky town. She comes from a big family, and often finds herself sitting with them around the TV watching movies, and just staying close, which is how she believes a family should be. <br> <br>Reading is one of her passions, along advocating for mental illnesses, as well as epilepsy. She wants to bring awareness to the invisible illnesses; the ones people know so little about. She does that more by using her other passion, writing. <br><br><em>23:27</em> is her debut novel and is the closest to her heart. The issues dealt with in this novel are the kind that touch everyone in one way or another. She hopes that each reader takes something from this book and learns from it.