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Lynda's books can be classified as urban fantasy/dark fantasy with romance, suspense/mystery, satire, horror, humor and sex.

Lynda Hilburn writes paranormal fiction. More specifically, she writes vampire books. After a childhood filled with invisible friends, sightings of dead relatives and a fascination with the occult, turning to the paranormal was a no-brainer. In her other reality, she makes her living as a psychotherapist, hypnotherapist, professional psychic/tarot reader, university instructor and workshop presenter. Her series, Kismet Knight, Vampire Psychologist is being rewritten and will be republished by Quercus Books in the UK and Europe, and by Sterling Publishing/Silver Oak in North America. The UK version of the first book in
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I've neglected my blog for a long time. The events (personal, publishing) of the last 2-3 years really tooka toll on meand I crawled into my cave to lick my wounds. I think I'm ready to stick a toe back into the outer world. I used to love writing blog posts and having guests,so I'm committed to resurrecting those practices. Like my vampires, my blog is rising from the dead. I hope you'll visi... Read more of this blog post »
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“He downed the last of his coffee, carried his mug over to the pot, poured himself a refill, and returned to the table.
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AuthorIsland Congrats on the US release of BLOOD THERAPY!

The U.S. Release Of Lynda Hilburn's Second Kismet Knight Novel

BLOOD THERAPY by Lynda Hilburn

Book 2, Kismet Knight, Ph.D., Vampire Psychologist Series

Dr. Kismet Knight and the dark world of vampires are back in this sexy sequel to the wicked romp The Vampire Shrink.

Still reeling from her earlier adventures, the spunky, smart, and tough heroine tries to adjust to her new reality--and new undead clientele. Then she discovers a frightening secret about these powerful immortals that further warps her world.

Needing to escape, she flees to New York for the American Psychological Association's conference, where she meets up with hottie FBI Agent Alan Stevens. Unfortunately, he's not the only blast from the past in the Big Apple: so is Lucifer, the demented tormentor who nearly killed her. As the killer closes in, everyone is rounded up for a shocking finale that no one will survive unscathed.

LEARN MORE AT www.LyndaHilburnAuthor.com


Lynda Hilburn writes paranormal fiction. More specifically, she writes books about vampires, witches, ghosts, psychics and other supernatural creatures. After a childhood filled with invisible friends, sightings of dead relatives and a fascination with the occult, turning to the paranormal was a no-brainer. In her other reality, she makes her living as a licensed psychotherapist, hypnotherapist, professional psychic/tarot reader, university instructor and workshop presenter.

Her first novel, “The Vampire Shrink” -- which introduced us to Denver Psychologist Kismet Knight and a hidden vampire underworld -- was released in the UK by Quercus/Jo Fletcher Books, Sept., 2011 and in the USA by Sterling Publishing [Barnes & Noble], April, 2012. Book #2 in the series, “Blood Therapy,” was published September, 2012 in the UK [plus the USA kindle version]. The USA print edition arrived April, 2013. Book #3, Crimson Psyche, is due in the UK in 2013. The date for the USA print release is TBD. Several more books in the series are planned.

“Undead in the City,” an erotic paranormal novella, “Diary of a Narcissistic Bloodsucker,” a satire/parody, “Until Death Do Us Part,” a humorous mini-story, “Devereux: The Night Before Kismet” are now available in e-form from all e-book outlets. Her short story, “Blood Song,” is part of the Mammoth Book of Paranormal Romance anthology, April, 2009.

For more information, visit Lynda’s website: http://www.lyndahilburnauthor.com


AuthorIsland Happy Release Day Lynda!!

Today on www.CyberLaunchParty.blogspot.com , we're celebrating Lydna Hilburn's US release of THE VAMPIRE SHRINK.

THE VAMPIRE SHRINK by Lydna Hilburn
Book 1, Kismet Knight, Ph.D., Vampire Psychologist Series
Denver Psychologist Kismet Knight, Ph.D., doesn’t believe in the paranormal. She especially doesn’t believe in vampires. So what happens when she finds herself neck-deep in the vampire underworld?

Kismet is smart, witty and attractive. She’s respected in her field, successful and prosperous. She’s followed all the rules – done everything right. So, what’s the problem? Her life is empty. There’s no passion. No vitality. No excitement.

That is, until a new client introduces Kismet to the vampire underworld, and a drop-dead gorgeous, 800-year-old vampire named Devereux. Kismet isn’t buying the vampire story, but can’t explain why she has such odd reactions and feelings whenever Devereux is near. Kismet is soon forced to open her mind to other possibilities when she is visited in her office by two angry bloodsuckers, who would like nothing better than to challenge Devereux by hurting Kismet.

As Kismet gets pulled deeper and deeper into the vampire subculture, she struggles to hold onto her professional ideas about what is and isn’t “real.” The more she finds herself attracted to the charismatic, handsome Devereux, the more out of control her life becomes.

When one of her clients shows up in her office almost completely drained of blood, Kismet finds herself immersed in an ongoing murder investigation. Kismet is questioned by irreverent, handsome FBI profiler Alan Stevens, who warns her that vampires are very real. And one is a murderer. A murder who is after her.

In the midst of all this, Kismet realizes she has feelings for both the vampire and the profiler, but even though she cares for each of the men, facing the reality that vampires exist – along with all the other supernatural insanity she discovers – is enough of a challenge. For now.

LEARN MORE AT www.LyndaHilburnAuthor.com

WIN - Leave Lynda a question today at her Cyber Launch Party and your name goes in the hat for an autographed copy of her new book!


AuthorIsland Sexy Vampire Satire From Lynda Hilburn



DIARY OF A NARCISSISTIC BLOODSUCKER by Lynda Hilburn





Told in first person by the vampire herself (Zara), this is the diary of an ancient, self-absorbed, yet-amusing nightwalker.

She lusts for both sex and blood. Unfortunately, something has gone awry and her normal habits now create new problems to solve. In the midst of sorting things out, she meets an intriguing human named Niven - a musician who lives in the magical kingdom of contemporary Boulder, CO - and discovers that he is much more than he appears to be.

Then, if things weren't interesting enough, Zara encounters her old mentor/lover - the vampire who originally turned her - and things get downright supernatural.



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