CJ Lyons

Young Adult Mystery

How They Came to Us

Kristin met CJ at Book Expo when a group of 5 Indie authors, including Hugh Howey, created an exhibit booth together. Fast forward a year, CJ worked with NLA Digital for library distribution for her successful indie titles. Fast forward several years, CJ had a new young adult thriller to shop to the traditional market and a new partnership was form.


New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of over forty novels, former pediatric ER doctor CJ Lyons has lived the life she writes about in her cutting edge thrillers with heart.

CJ has been called a “master within the genre” (Pittsburgh Magazine) and her work has been praised as “breathtakingly fast-paced” and “riveting” (Publishers Weekly) with “characters with beating hearts and three dimensions” (Newsday).

Her novels have twice won the International Thriller Writers’ prestigious Thriller Award, the RT Reviewers’ Choice Award, the Readers’ Choice Award, the RT Seal of Excellence, and the Daphne du Maurier Award for Excellence in Mystery and Suspense.

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