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J.C. Lillis lives in Baltimore with her patient family and a ragtag band of tropical fish, some of which will be dead by the time you read this. She loves thrift store art, dollhouses, koi ponds, retrofuturism, and peanut butter and banana sandwiches. She hates writing bios.




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J.C. Lillis Hi there! So sorry for the late reply. Yes, I'm working on making the paperback version of HTRAMH available by late spring through Createspace. I'll…moreHi there! So sorry for the late reply. Yes, I'm working on making the paperback version of HTRAMH available by late spring through Createspace. I'll be posting updates on my blog and Twitter. Thanks for asking (and thanks for your patience!) :-)(less)
J.C. Lillis Thank you so much for the update (and sorry for the late reply)! I'm so grateful for your support. :-) I'm not planning any more Mechanical Hearts…moreThank you so much for the update (and sorry for the late reply)! I'm so grateful for your support. :-) I'm not planning any more Mechanical Hearts books at the moment, but that could always change. I'm writing a new book right now--a superhero-themed M/M novel--and that should be out by early 2019.

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MLE  J.C. wrote: "MLE wrote: "Thank you for accepting my request."

Thanks for asking me! I've been a Goodreads slacker -- trying to make up for it now. :-)"


It's an interesting place.


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J.C. Lillis MLE wrote: "Thank you for accepting my request."

Thanks for asking me! I've been a Goodreads slacker -- trying to make up for it now. :-)


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MLE  Thank you for accepting my request.


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M J.C. wrote: "Thank you so much! Book #2 is in the works -- stay tuned. :-)"

Whaaat? No! That is beyond awesome. Cannot wait.


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J.C. Lillis M wrote: "Thanks for the invite! I am huge fan. No pressure, but I'm so looking forward to whatever you come up with next. :)"

Thank you so much! Book #2 is in the works -- stay tuned. :-)


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M Thanks for the invite! I am huge fan. No pressure, but I'm so looking forward to whatever you come up with next. :)


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