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Lindsay Marie Miler Day 5

First why don't you tell us a little about yourself?

I’m a twenty-something romance novelist who likes to stay up late and write about good girls, 
good boys, and everything in between. If you’d like to know more about me, my writing habits, 
thoughts on love, and life-long obsession with Johnny Depp, feel free to check out this cool 
video interview I did over the holidays. Watch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ky_VFpfbfOg

Newest release?

Jungle Eyes. It’s the tale of Henry Rochester, a twenty-five-year-old New Yorker who finds 
himself stranded on a deserted tropical island with a beautiful young woman in the year 1899.

What can we expect from your stories?

Romance. Suspense. Action. Adventure. The love story between the two main characters always 
lies at the heart of every novel, though I enjoy mixing in those mystery/thriller elements to keep 
various degrees of tension at play.

Do you have a favorite character in your stories? Who? Why?

Jeanine in Emerald Green. Jeremy in Me & Mr. Jones. Louisa in Jungle Eyes. All have minor, 
yet crucial roles to play. Without the supporting characters, the rest of the story line would fall 
flat. Essentially, they bring out sides of the protagonist that the reader would never see otherwise.

Give us an interesting fun fact about your book or series.

Jungle Eyes is the only book title I’ve had so far that took no long-term thought. It just popped 
into my head one day and that was it. I just knew it was the one.

Have there been any other authors who have inspired your work or helped you out with your 
stories?

Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight series is what got me writing in the first place, back when I was in 
high school. That led to Emerald Green, which I later rewrote after college. Thanks to Edward 
and Bella, I started reading Young Adult Romances at 16, and reading for fun was something 
that I hadn’t done in years. I was so inspired by their love story that I picked up the pen myself, 
and every story I’ve written so far has always led to another one. I’m very thankful for Twilight 
and the way I responded to it, because I’ve been writing ever since.

What can readers who enjoy your book do to help make it successful?

Write a review. The reviews on Amazon, Goodreads, Barnes & Noble, etc. are so crucial to us 
writers out there, and one of the best things you can do as a reader or fan is write one. Also, tell 
your friends. Word of mouth is what made bestsellers like Fifty Shades of Grey turn into 
international phenomena. It’s the way I first heard about Twilight.

Do you have any advice for other writers trying to get published?

Believe in your stories and don’t let anyone try to change them. Editing is necessary, but can 
extract the life from your characters if you’re not careful. Focus on grammar errors and passages 
that may seem unclear to the reader. Everything else is entirely subjective.

Do you have a favorite author? If yes, what draws you to that person’s work?

Tough question. I have many. Right now, I’m in love with Micalea Smeltzer’s work. I just 
finished reading my sixth novel of hers, and I’m always so sad when I’ve reached the end. Her 
stories are the kind that are easy to lose yourself in, and I wish I could stay lost in them forever.

Can you remember one of the first things you wrote? What makes it memorable?

A poem using metaphors about the five senses. I was in the third grade and won 3rd place in some 
kind of Creative Writing contest at school. I came across it the other day, and suddenly my 
choice of career made sense.

 Where do you gather most of the inspiration for your work?

A lot of times, other great works inspire me to write. A good movie, book, or song. It’s about the 
way I’m feeling at the time and the way another story makes me feel, no matter the medium.

Do you have any other interesting hobbies you would like to share?

I’m also a singer-songwriter. I was interested in music before books, but I still write both. They 
are equally important in defining who I am. I would never give up one for the other.

Favorite places to travel or visit?

Montana and Wyoming. I visited Yellowstone with my parents as a pre-teen, and we drove the 
entire way there from Florida. There’s something about the American West. Untouched land 
that’s been protected and conserved. I’d love to go back someday and just write. Peace. Quiet. 
It’s heaven out there.

About the Author
LINDSAY MARIE MILLER was born and raised in Tallahassee, FL, where she graduated
from high school as Valedictorian. Afterwards, Lindsay attended Florida State University
and graduated Summa Cum Laude with an English Literature major, Psychology minor,
and Specialized Studies in Markets and Institutions. Lindsay is the author of the romance
novels: Jungle Eyes, Me & Mr. Jones, and Emerald Green. Jungle Eyes is the beginning of
a new romantic action/adventure trilogy. Emerald Green is the first installment in a four-
part series of Young Adult romantic thrillers. And the New Adult romantic thriller, Me &
Mr. Jones, will be accompanied by a sequel. In her free time, Lindsay enjoys singing,
playing the piano and guitar, and writing songs. The author resides in her hometown of
Tallahassee, FL, where she is currently working on her next novel.


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Genres: Romance, Young Adult, Suspense, Thriller
Title: Emerald Green
Author: Lindsay Marie Miller
Release Date: June 7, 2015
Available in Paperback & eBook




Synopsis
On a chilly December night in Savannah, Georgia, seventeen-year-old Addie 
Smith dreams of an alluring young man, too mysteriously handsome to be real. 
When spring semester commences the following week, at Maple Creek High, a 
new student, named Tom Sutton, arrives, bearing a striking resemblance to the 
beautiful stranger from Addie’s dream. Addie feels inextricably drawn to Tom, and 
his rare, unwavering resiliency, as the enchanting nature of first love takes hold. 
But when a cold-blooded criminal returns to Savannah, in pursuit of a long-
forgotten possession, Addie must confront the darkest secrets of an elusive, hidden 
past that threaten to destroy her future.
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Genres: Romance, New Adult, Suspense, Thriller
Available in Paperback & eBook
Title: Me & Mr. Jones
Author: Lindsay Marie Miller
Release Date: October 7, 2015






Synopsis
Finley O'Connell is a shy, reserved college student, who has no intention of ever 
trusting another man. At nineteen, Finley spends her Friday nights alone, studying 
clinical psychology to ease her mind of the abusive childhood she has yet to 
overcome. Her new professor, the young, charismatic Cabel Jones, begins to take 
an interest in Finley, whose first instinct is to run. But when an ordinary 
experiment turns to bloodshed, Finley must rely on Cabel, as the two hide away in 
a rustic, secluded cabin in the wilderness. Plagued by deception and fear, Finley 
soon finds herself in the arms of the one man on campus who can never truly be 
hers.

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Title: Jungle Eyes
Author: Lindsay Marie Miller
Genres: Romance, Historical, Action/Adventure
Release Date: November 20, 2015
Available in Paperback & eBook
Jungle Eyes Trilogy: Book 1






Synopsis
In the spring of 1899, Henry Rochester boards a ship on the docks of New York 
Harbor and sets sail across the Atlantic. Desperately seeking freedom and 
adventure, Henry fails to anticipate the violent ocean storm that will destroy the 
ship, murder his fellow comrades, and leave him stranded on a deserted island. 
However, Henry is not alone in paradise, as a beautiful young woman, named 
Elaine, acquaints him with the enchanting, yet evil nature of the jungle. As the two 
quarrel, reconcile, and bond, love blossoms between them like an exotic wildflower.
But when the tide turns, bringing an unescapable wave of danger with it, Henry
and Elaine must face the callous brutality of the uninvited.

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