Author Interview: Lynn Case
Book Title and Subtitle: Return to Lily Cove
Genre: Fiction, Thriller, Suspense
Tell us a bit about yourself.
I was born in Baytown, Texas not far from Houston. A southern girl at heart, I have lived most of my life in California. Except for a few years spent in Alaska while my husband, Dan, was in the U.S. Army. My husband and I have two grown children and many pets. Multiple dogs, cats and a very curious cockatoo named Clyde.My husband and I have traveled across the country and have visited thirty eight states in the U.S. some multiples times. Through our travels is where I get some of the inspirations for my stories.
Writing short stories here and there while growing up, being a private person, I never shared my writings, even with close friends or family. Much less allow them to be made public. I was strongly encouraged to publish my first novel, Fear’s Revenge in September 2013. I received tremendous feedback from readers so I decided to release my second novel, Return to Lily Cove in March 2014 and just his past August I released my third novel, Gabrielle, lost and I am currently working on my fourth novel in the series, Feathers in the Wind. Hopefully, I can get this one done and released in early 2016.
What is one of your favorite positive sayings or quotes?
Be true to yourself.
Who or What inspired you to start writing this book?
I kept having scenes run through my mind and after a few days of it repeating itself I decided to start writing them down. Day after day until the first book was done. Then it was onto the next story.
What three words would you use to describe this book?
Roller Coaster Ride
Who is your target group for this book?
My books are about women in their late 30's. Because basically us women are never older than that, right ladies? So my target group is women 18 and over. I feel that some of the chapters are a little graphic, so I wouldn't recommend them for younger audiences.
Tell us about this book.
Lillian Anderson thought she had everything that she was entitled to in life. She married her college sweetheart, David, and was a successful and well-respected child psychotherapist in sunny California.Fast forward a decade. Lillian now finds herself stuck in a loveless marriage to a man that had become a womanizing drunk. Her life had become mundane and routine. That is until she met with her newest patient and her ghostly playmate.
Lillian's life is instantly turned upside down as she is drawn into the paranormal world of unsettled spirits and their unfinished business in our earthly world. She is given a rare opportunity to change events in her past to assist her with getting her present and future back onto the path that was her destiny. With the help of a special friend, and a few old ones from her childhood hometown, Lillian tries to find the one event that changed her life in some scary, funny and some adult situations.
Do you have a favorite chapter from this book?
In Return to Lily Cove, my favorite chapter would probably be chapter 5 when she runs into her old high school boyfriend. But to be honest there are a few chapters in that novel that I like. It would be difficult to pull out just one of them.
What do you hope people will gain from reading this book?
Well, I hope they enjoy reading my novels for stories themselves. I do hope the readers ultimately get the message that regardless of what or how your life has turned out we make our life what we want. If we don't like what we have been dealt with in life, we have the inner power and strength to change it.
Is your book in Print, ebook or both?
All my novels are available in print in pefect bound, hard bound and in ebook for those readers to download on their ipads, tablets and smart phone.
What advice would you give to other Writers?
Write, just write. Write it down. Whatever comes to mind. It may not make sense to you right now, but later on it might. Just keep writing, never give up something you love doing.
Tell us the link where potential readers can buy this book.
Any additional links?
Is there anything else you would like to share about this book?
I have been asked many times if I will ever do a book signing tour. I actually have set up a fundraiser to help with marketing and travel costs for just that purpose. If you would like donate please go to:
Thank you so much for taking the time to do this interview and allowing us a glimpse into your world.