Sunday, December 13, 2009

Fran Lee! Part Two.

Get to know author, Fran Lee.

So Fran, tell me, with the release of Jillian's Job, how many books does this make?
I have six books and novellas published. One is an anthology series short. Two are full length novels, and three are novellas. I have one more coming in February from Resplendence titled A Brief Moment of Pleasure.
Out of Her Dreams
Hallie's Cats
Dictated by Fate
First and Ten
Her Own Set of Rules
Jillian's Job

How long have you been writing?

I've been writing professionally since this time last year. However, most of the books I have submitted were written 20 or more years ago. This was the first time I really tried to submit anything to a publisher.

I understand you have quite a following. I'd love to hear what your fans have to say about your books.

LOL! The good, or the bad? I find that my fans put me on auto-buy, then let me know when I disappoint them! Mostly it appears that my readers simply want longer books...they want more. Everyone seems to have adored my debut book, Out of Her Dreams, released in June by Ellora's Cave. It was 128 pages, and I have had many wonderful e-mails and reviews on it. I've had excellent reviews on my shorter novellas, as well, and great reviews on my super length 258 page release, Dictated by Fate, that came out of Resplendence in August.

Which publishers are you currently writing for?

Ellora's Cave and Resplendence.

What are you working on now? What do your readers have to look forward to?

I have just finished another novella (18+k words) that is a hot m/f/m menage. It isn't contracted yet, but I'm pretty sure it will be. The tentative title is "Double Your Pleasure". I am also working on a sequel to Hallie's Cats, taking Cal into his own story. Readers and reviewers all seemed to want Cal to get his own story, so this is a labor of love. I love shifters.And Cal will hav e a surprise twist in the story.

Which of your books is your favorite and why?

I actually have no favorites. I loved writing all of them, and have a soft spot for every one of them. I suppose Out of Her Dreams was my debut novel so that will always have a warm spot in my heart. My very favorite book has not been submitted to any publisher yet. It is very long and very different, and there are three different but intertwined stories unfolding in one book. I'm not sure either of my current publishers will want it. It is a hot, sexy erotic romance, but it not just one hot sexy is THREE hot sexy romances in one book. I think I will have to shop around to find a publisher who will run with it.LOL!

What do you do in your spare time? - I know you have soooo little of it!

I read. I create cover trailers. Sometimes I even write for fun. Just to see what comes up.

Where can we find you on the web?

I have several sites of my own and four that I share with other authors. I have sites for each of my releases plus a main website
My own blogs are at:
and you can also find me on Twitter, MySpace, and Facebook. I also have a column with


  1. How do you ever find time for all those blogs? I can't keep up with two. lol

    I hear ya about the three in one book. I have a three book series that I'm going to start shopping around and I'm not sure any of my publishers will want it.
    Good Luck!

  2. I don't know how she does it either. I'm going nuts with what I have.

  3. Fran, I'm thrilled to hear Cal will get his own story! And I'm with Amber, how do you find time to do all that you do??

  4. I stay up all night. This morning I hit the sack at 8:15 a.m. Woke up again at 12:24 p.m. Got about four hours of sack time. LOL!

  5. The three stories in one book are all in the exact same story. The novel switches from one story line to another as we move through the novel. Each set of characters is involved in the same plot, but is taken into a separate vignette, until all of the characters meet up at the climax and share the same storyline.

    At the very beginning, we start out with the heroine and a bit of background. We introduce her protector, who is the captain of her personal guard. An older man who is fiercely loyal to her. We meet the hero next. Antagonism flows like water when they meet. He's used to being obeyed. She's used to being obeyed. And, as we move on, the fierce battle of wills continues, with some hilarity and some pathos. Typical Fran Lee stuff. Just very complicated, until the reader begins to expect the next vignette shift.