Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Lynette Eason-Author Interview & Book Giveaway

Here is a wonderful interview with a precious author and a book giveaway. So I hope you enjoy this as much as I did.
Here is the link to my review of Don't Look Back, which I thoroughly enjoyed.

Tell us about “Don't Look Back” the featured book.
Twelve years ago, forensic anthropologist Jamie Cash survived a brutal kidnapping. After years of therapy, she has made a life for herself--though one that is haunted by memories of her terrifying past. She finally lets herself believe that she can have a close relationship with a man, when signs start appearing that point to one frightening fact--her attacker is back and ready to finish the job he started all those years ago.
Can she escape his grasp a second time? And will she ever be able to let down her guard enough to find true love?
Filled with heart-stopping suspense, gritty realism, and a touch of romance, Don't Look Back pulls you into its twists and turns to hold you there until the very last page.

Can you tell us how many books you have in print in the Christian market? Don't Look Back is my tenth book in print.

Is there a particular book among those you've written that you would especially recommend to our readers? If so, why? It depends. I write for two different publishing houses. Harlequin's Love Inspired Suspense line and Revell, a Christian publishing house based in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The Love Inspired books are a faster read than the Revell books and aren't quite as...intense. The Revell books are longer, thereby allowing me to go deeper into the character development and the suspense. In the Love Inspireds, I would say Holiday Illusion or A Silent Terror are my favorites. In the Revell line, Don't Look Back is definitely my favorite so far. Probably because it was really easy to write it. The words flowed, it didn't stress me out and I just love the characters in that story.

The Christian fiction field has rapidly expanded over the past few years. What would you like to see happen in this field in the years to come? I'd love to see it continue to grow. The e-book industry is growing with leaps and bounds so that exciting to see too. I'd love to see more and more people with salvation testimonies that they attribute to a life changing Christian book.

How can readers and fans encourage you as you pursue what is sometimes a challenging and solitary job? For me, I love to get reader emails telling me how much they loved the story or that the story changed their life in some way.

Many writers are also avid readers. Do you have any favorite authors? If so, could you name a few? I LOVE to read. Of course, I'm big into suspense so I enjoy, Steven James, Brandilyn Collins, Terri Blackstock, DiAnn Mills to name a few.

If you could only take five books with you on a journey of ten years, which ones would you take? The Bible, Around the World in 80 Days, Huckleberry Finn, The Negotiator by Dee Henderson and Nightshade by one of my new favorite authors, Ronie Kendig.

If you had 48 hours to hang out with any TWO people (besides Jesus), alive or dead in the history of the world who would you hang out with and what would you do? Oh, definitely my husband. He travels with his job a lot so every chance I get I'd love to hang out with him., there's so many people I'd love to hang out with! Maybe Mark Twain. He had such cool quotes, I'd love to have met him in person.

What three things are you most thankful for in your life? My son, my daughter, and my husband.

What is the most fun thing you have ever done? Gone on a weeklong cruise with my entire family.

What are you writing now? I'm working on Book 1 in the new series that I sold to Revell a few months ago.

How can readers find you on the Internet? My website is and my email is:

Thank you Lynette for this wonderful interview. I wish you much success with your next book and can't wait to read it.

I’m very happy to announce that Lynette has offered Don't Look Back to one of my followers. Leave a comment with your name and email address. You will not be entered unless you leave a comment AND your email address. Last day to enter November 15, 2010.

A winner will be chosen via the Random Number Generator and the winner will be notified by email. U.S. residents only!


Lynette Eason said...

Thanks SO much for the interview. I realized I had forgotten to answer the first question of the interview. I had planned to go back and paste the back cover copy, so thank you for catching that and filling it in for me! :) Again, thanks so much!!


Linda Kish said...

I would love to read this. It sounds exciting.

lkish77123 at gmail dot com

Patsy said...

I have read a review of this book and it said this was a great read. Would enjoy winning and reading this. Thanks for giving away a copy.

Charlotte Kay said...

I am excited to be considered for this giveaway. I read a review for this book earlier and was so disappointed that it did not included a giveaway. At least I have a chance to win an autographed copy now even though I will read this book regardless of whether I win or not!
Thanks for your generous offer, Lynette:)
May God's presence hover over you as you continue to witness for Him!

charsaltz at yahoo dot com

Sheree said...

ooohhhh! i love anything criminal justice related! can't wait to read this book!

neednspace at aol dot com

Benita said...

What a fabulous interview! I'd love to read the book. Please count me in.


Carmen said...

Love the book cover--sets up the title to a "T." Book sounds like a great suspense read. Please enter me. Thanks!
desertrose5173 at gmail dot com

apple blossom said...

thanks for the interview

ABreading4fun [at] gmail [dot] com

Anonymous said...

What a great interview!
I LOVED the first book in the series!!(i read it in one day!) and i cant WAIT to read this book! It sounds amazing!!!
Please enter me!
thanks! Leah~
I am a follower, and a subscriber.

Renee said...

I'd love to be entered to win this book. I've heard great things about it! BTW, Carman sent me!

reneeasmith61 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Ginny said...

I'm a follower, thanks for the giveaway!


Katie said...

Please enter me! Sounds like a wonderful book!Thanks!

God bless!

~Katie G.

katiegalyean (at) yahoo (dot) com

April said...

This book sounds excellent. I love some mystery tied in with a heartwarming romance. Thank you! Please enter me.
apeygirl at gmail dot com

MaureenT said...

This books sounds a bit scary. Please include me!


Cindy W. said...

Don't Look Back sounds like a great book, one that I would really enjoy. Thank you for the chance to win a copy.

Cindy W.


Pam said...

I like reading suspense and am happy to hear of another author who is writing Christian suspense novels. I'd love to win this book.
Carman sent me to this site.
Thanks for the interview and opportunity.


karenk said...

would enjoy reading this novel...thanks for the chance :)

kmkuka at yahoo dot com

Jan Marie said...

This sounds like my kind of book! Please enter me in the drawing. Thanks!


Unknown said...

Please enter me:) I already have a copy but would love to give it to my book club. Thanks!


Mozi Esme said...

We posted about this giveaway at Winning Readings:

janemaritz at yahoo dot com

holdenj said...

What a great interview! I would love to win and read Lynette's new book!

Terrinda said...

Thank you for continue to stimulate us with candid author interviews and great reads! I look forward to having the opportunity to sit back with this page turner!


Unknown said...

"Don't Look Back" appears to be very exciting and a good read. I am not familiar with Lynette or her writings yet, so I need to rectify that asap. I need to tell you that Carmen sent me. Thank you for the giveaway and the chance to win this book.

Barb Shelton
barbjan10 at tx dot rr dot com

rubynreba said...

This looks like a wonderful book! Great interview too.

Andrew Smith said...

This sounds like a great mystery book to read! Thanks for posting the interview.

Thanks for the chance to win.

coolandrew123 [at] gmail [dot] com

Unknown said...

Sounds great! Please enter me!

ebeandebe at gmail dot com

Merry said...

I think I would like talking to Mark Twain also, such an interesting man. Please include me, I'd love to win Don't Look Back.

Admin said...

OH please let me win this! I read the "first" book and can't wait to read about Jamie!!
tattgiff at centurytel dot net

MaureenT said...

I enjoy a good Christian mystery. I am now reading the first book in this group. Please include me.


Debbie Pitts said...

Looks like an excellent suspense-filled read. Who doesn't love a good mystery? Please enter me! Thanks Wanda

Debbie Pitts said...

Once again, I posted a comment and forgot to leave my e-mail. This books does sound like a great mystery...and who doesn't love that! Thanks Wanda

Emma said...

I'm a follower.Great interview.Don't Look Back sound wonderful.Please enter me in the giveaway.Thanks for the wonderful giveaway.augustlily06(at)aim(dot)com.

Nancye said...

This sounds like a great book! Thanks for the chance. I am a follower and an e-mail subscriber.

nancyecdavis AT bellsouth DOT net