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J. R. Tomlin is the author of seven historical novels. She has also co-authored several fantasies with C. R. Daems.

She has close ties with Scotland since her father was a native Scot, and she spent substantial time in Edinburgh whilst growing up. Her historical novels are set for the most part in Scotland. Her love of that nation is traced from the stories of the Bruce and the Good Sir James her grandmother read to her when she was small, to hillwalking through the Cairngorms where the granite hills have a gorgeous red glow under the setting sun. Later, her writing was influenced by the work of authors such as Alexander Dumas, Victor Hugo, and of course, J.R.R. Tolkien.

When JR isn't writing, she enjoys spending time hiking, playing with her
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J.R. Tomlin I apologize that I overlooked this question. C. R. Daems who was the principle author on that, although we were officially co-authors, is no longer…moreI apologize that I overlooked this question. C. R. Daems who was the principle author on that, although we were officially co-authors, is no longer writing because of personal concerns, so unfortunately I don't think there will be more or at least not in the near future. Like you I very much liked Ryana.(less)
J.R. Tomlin I really, really apologize for not answering this a long time ago. I honestly overlooked it. As I mentioned to another fan, because C. R. Daems is not…moreI really, really apologize for not answering this a long time ago. I honestly overlooked it. As I mentioned to another fan, because C. R. Daems is not writing at the moment because of family health issues, there won't be another of these in the foreseeable future. I must admit I agree with you that I very much liked Ryana but she was really Clems character much more than mine and I don't think I could do her justice. (less)
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