Judge a Book By Its Cover?

- by Susan Lyons

When it comes to people, you can miss a lot if you judge by that first superficial impression. The same is true with books, and yet we all do it, don’t we? That’s the purpose of a book cover. It’s release day for Body Heat from Kensington Brava (written under my pen name Susan Fox). […]

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How Much Happily-Ever-After Is Just Right?

- by Susan Lyons

Recently, a reader wrote to tell me she really enjoyed one of my books, an anthology of three interconnected romances. But, she said, she wouldn’t mind endings that were less wedding-oriented. It’s interesting that she saw the book that way, because in fact none of the three couples even got engaged – though they all […]

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Sex on the Slopes

- by Susan Lyons

It’s winter, the holiday season is upon us, and I am so not a winter or snow person. And yet, I chose to set my December release, Sex on the Slopes (Berkley Heat) in Whistler, BC. Why? Well, after having set my first destination wedding book, Sex on the Beach, in Belize, I thought it […]

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The Sweet Smell

- by Susan Lyons

Last week, a reporter who was interviewing me commented that I was a successful author. I quickly said, “Oh no, not all that successful.” Partly because I’m Canadian and we’ve been taught that it’s unbecoming to claim “success,” but partly also because I know that, in the publishing industry, I’m really not successful. She pointed […]

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