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In Their Own Words: Lilith Saintcrow on HUNTER’S PRAYER

Lilith says:

Hunter's Prayer by Lilith Saintcrow, UK paperbackHunter’s Prayer was actually the first-written of the Jill Kismet series. It came about because I was just finished with the Dante Valentine books and I needed a character who wasn’t so ‘broken’. I actually thought nobody would ever want to publish it because of some of the themes – abuse, prostitution, human sacrifice, and the like – so I let myself go and just went to the darkest corners, the places where I usually hold back when I’m writing something with a specific goal in mind. It was a shock to find that my editor wanted it, and wanted it yesterday!

With both my editor and agent so certain I went ahead and sold the book – and I’ve been endlessly glad I did. There’s nothing like stretching out of your comfort level to really challenge a writer.

Hunter’s Prayer – the second of Lilith Saintcrow‘s Jill Kismet novels – is out now in paperback in both the US and UK.

Lilith writes a regularly-updated blog on her website at www.lilithsaintcrow.com, which includes frequent items of advice for aspiring writers. You can also read the free Saint City serial novel, Selene at www.lilithsaintcrow.com/selene.

Free Serial Novel From Lilith Saintcrow!

Selene Screen ShotLilith Saintcrow – author of the Dante Valentine Series and the new Jill Kismet Series – has just launched a free serial novel: Selene. Set in the world of the Dante Valentine series, Selene expands on the Saint City adventures of Selene and Nikolai. New chapters will be posted every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. You can read the serial here or subscribe to follow it on your rss reader here. Enjoy!

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