Blue Running By Lori Ann Stephens – Lone Star Book Blog Tours. Genres: Dystopian Fiction / Coming of Age / Suspense. In the new Republic of Texas, guns are compulsory and nothing is forgiven. Blue Running is a gripping coming-of-age thriller set in post-secessionist Texas. A fast-paced, page-turning book, it looks unflinchingly at what the future could hold, and finds hope there. Read author guest post and enter giveaway.