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USA Today Bestselling Author Cara Lockwood
Cara Lockwood has published more than a dozen novels, including I Do (But I Don't), which was made into a Lifetime Original Movie starring Denise Richards and Dean Cain. She has written in a wide variety of genres from romantic comedy to paranormal romance and suspense. Her novels have been translated into five languages and are sold all over the world. She's also the founder and owner of edit-my-novel.com, a comprehensive editing service for novelists hoping to publish their own bestsellers.
A Penn grad, she landed her first book deal at age 29 with Simon and Schuster. Since then, her work has been published by MTV Books, Pocket Books, MacMillan and Harlequin. She was a finalist for the Gayle Wilson award of Excellence in young adult fiction from the Romance Writers of America. Her books include: I Did (But I Wouldn’t Now), Dixieland Sushi, Every Demon Has His Day, Can't Teach An Old Demon New Tricks, Pink Slip Party and the Bard Academy series for young adults.
She has presented her work at Book Expo, the Printer’s Row Book Fair, the Iowa City Book Festival and has made dozens of appearances for book readings and events at Barnes and Noble and other major bookstores in cities across the country. She has been reviewed in Publisher’s Weekly, Booklist, The Library Journal, YM magazine, Lucky Magazine, Chicago Magazine, the Boston Herald, American Cheerleader and The Romantic Times, among many others. She’s been interviewed on various television and radio programs on her writing in Austin, New York and Chicago. Cara Lockwood lives near Chicago, Illinois with her two daughters.
PRAISE FOR CARA'S WRITING:
I Did (But I Wouldn't Now)
"An absolute treat!... Lockwood infuses her novels with a sense of fun and laughter and all around joy."
-- In the Library Reviews
"The same quick wit as Lockwood's I Do (But I Don't)... [with] a story of heartbreak and renewal at the heart of the novel."
Every Demon Has His Day
"Frightfully funny... An expansive and quirky cast lends plenty of supernatural support to Lockwood's chicken-fried chick lit paranormal."
-- Publisher's Weekly
Pink Slip Party
"Readers will be delighted by the character-driven zaniness... Snappy repartee and hot sex scenes keep the story moving."
-- Boston Herald
"The perfect bath read."
-- The Daily News (NY)
"If you're looking for the perfect beach read, this adorable, romantic novel is it."
-- YM Magazine
I Do (But I Don't)
"A warm, amusing, lighthearted romp... Lockwood displays strong talent."
-- All Readers
"Lighthearted and entertaining... Refreshing... Intensely romantic yet comic storytelling."
-- Romantic Times