Lisa M. Lilly writes suspense novels, mysteries, and thrillers.
Her Q.C. Davis mystery series features Quille C. Davis, a former Chicago stage actress turned lawyer who harbors a deep mistrust of police because her parents were once unjustly accused of murder. Now she helps solve crimes the police can't resolve or won't investigate.
The series is set in Chicago, drawing on the city's striking architecture, vibrant energy, and compelling history.
Books in Lilly's other series, the Awakening supernatural thriller series, have been downloaded over 90,000 times.
Lilly also is the author of two works of horror. When Darkness Falls, a standalone gothic horror novel set in downtown Chicago, and The Tower Formerly Known As Sears: 3 Tales Of Urban Horror.
In addition to her fiction writing, Lilly hosts the podcast Buffy and the Art of Story. The show is for anyone who wants to learn more about plot, character development, and other story elements by watching Buffy the Vampire Slayer. She is currently recording Season 3. The material is also available in book form.
Also, under L.M. Lilly, she founded WritingAsASecondCareer.com. There you'll find articles on writing, publishing, and time management, as well as Lilly's non-fiction books on writing. Those books explore story structure, character development, and the writing life.
You can get Q.C. Davis short stories, bonus materials for The Awakening series, and notice of new releases if you click here.