Lynn Kurland is the national bestselling author of seven
novels and four novellas. A full-time writer, she lives in
the Pacific Northwest with her family.
People often ask me why I choose to write romance. As I
look back over my own tastes in reading, I've come to
realize that no matter what I read while growing up, there
was never enough love story in it for me! I've read
Tolkien's Lord of the Rings trilogy 14 times and every
single time I find myself looking for more pages to find
out exactly what happened to Aragorn and Arwen. I wanted
So after years of reading fantasy, science fiction and
mystery, I picked up my first romance in college. I was
hooked. Finally, a story where the love story had center
stage! I made my own tentative attempts and after a few
creations fit only for the recycle bin, my first ghost
story, Stardust of Yesterday, came to be.
While I have a captive audience, let me thank those of you
who have been so supportive of my work. It's because of
you, your letters and emails, and your willingness to shell
out your hard-earned money for my books that I'm able to do
something I love to do-and do it the way I want to. My
publisher has given me enormous freedom in what and how I
write, but that has only come because kind readers such as
you who have continued to support my work.
I love to write. I love everything about it. (Well, all
right, I'm not really wild about reviews now and then, but
if you can't take the heat . . .) I love having the chance
to bring some of my favorite characters to life.