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Cara Lockwood

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Download the last installment of Follow Me!

Hi all,

The last installment of the FOLLOW ME series is now available for download at all your favorite ebook sellers, including Amazon and Barnes and Noble.

You can finally find out whodunit! And if you haven't started reading this sexy thriller yet, now's your chance to download all of them at once.

Follow Me
Overnight, Calypso "Cal" Morgan's sensual Greek summer abroad turns into a thrilling, high-stakes race to prove to the world (and herself) that her brand-new and very sexy boyfriend Daniel is not a murderer. On the run together, Cal and Daniel must outwit handsome Greek detective Nico Theseus and face their attraction to each other - amid the stress and growing suspicions unearthed by the investigation.

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Follow Me: In Too Deep is out today!

The third installment of FOLLOW ME is available for download today!

Check it out on Amazon or Barnes and Noble!

Wednesday, October 02, 2013

Hi all,

Get ready: it's time for some shameless self-promotion. I know it's been awhile, so you're probably wondering if I'm able to brag like I used to. Let's find out!

The new book is out! It's a thriller mystery in e-serial form, a departure from my previous works, but I think you'll like it. The story was inspired by Amanda Knox, the college student accused of murdering her roommate while studying abroad, and so you know there's sex, intrigue and murder, all in the backdrop of an exotic locale.

And, according to my mom, a mystery-fan, this is my best book ever. She's not biased or anything - she's only ever said that about maybe one or two or four of my previous books. Buy the book. It's a thrill ride. 

Buy yours today! Available on Amazon and Barnes and Noble!

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Preorder Follow Me #1: Deadly Game!

Hi all,

I've got more news about my new novel, Follow Me, which is out in October!

The first installment of this suspense mystery thriller is available for preorder on Amazon and Barnes and Noble.

Follow Me #1: Deadly Game starts off with a bang: Cal Morgan thought her study-abroad summer in Greece was supposed to be all fun, especially when she meets sexy college wide receiver Daniel Ross. But that all changes when a night of partying gets out of hand, and she wakes up in bed with Daniel -- and her roommate, Gia, who has been gruesomely murdered. Cal doesn't know if she can trust Daniel, but she doesn't have a choice as the two find themselves on the run, looking for answers.

This story was inspired by the real-life case of Amanda Knox, and like many of you, I was fascinated by the story. I guarantee this e-serial will have lots of twists and turns you never saw coming. It was so much fun to write, and I hope you'll find this as fun to read.

As always, look for more information at

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Hello all,

I have exciting news: I’m working on a new series. Think sex and murder on an exotic locale. Did I mention there would be sex? It’s a departure from my previous work, but I think ya’ll will enjoy it. I know my mom did. At least, she read part of a first draft and declared it my best work. And you know she’s completely objective on the subject.

The series, called FOLLOW ME, will be out as an e-serial this fall from St. Martin’s Press, and it follows American college student Cal Morgan, who thought her prayers were answered when she landed a summer abroad at a Greek university on one of the most pristine Greek Isles, complete with white beaches and ancient Greek ruins. When she falls for sexy, ripped, football-playing Daniel, she thinks it’s going to be the perfect summer. Until her roommate winds up murdered, and she finds herself on the run with Daniel, desperate to prove he isn’t a sex-crazed murderer. Or is he?

You’ll have to read the series to find out. The first installment, Deadly Game, will be out in fall 2013. Here’s the cover for the first book, available for pre-order at all your favorite outlets: Amazon, Barnes and Noble and iTunes.
Spread the word to your friends. I promise this series will deliver more twists and turns than a roller coaster.  

Happy summer!

Thursday, December 27, 2012

The Mayans Were Wrong!

Okay, so since the world didn't end on December 21 (that's the last time I trust the Mayans!), that means we have a little more time here on planet earth.

I realize I have not been blogging for a loooong time, so I am NOT going to tell you that I was secretly prepping for the end of the world (unless prepping for the end of the world requires frantically trying to meet deadlines while also procrasinating endlessly stalking ex-boyfriends on Facebook). Ahem. I have not been doing either one of those things. I have been very busy!

Since I last posted, I've finished my writing project with Francine Pascal (the update on Sweet Valley, first an e-serial and now in hardback... check it out The Sweet Life). I'm on to another project with more details to come!

And if you haven't read Tale of Two Proms, yet. Do!

I've also been keeping busy with 2nd Story, a storytellers group in Chicago. That picture is me talking about my ultimate Epic Fail: online dating. After getting divorced a few years ago, I was thrust suddenly back onto the dating scene. It was quite a culture shock.
Taken at Webster's Wine Bar by Michael Patterson.
I never thought I’d have an online dating story. You see, I married my college boyfriend, way back when Clinton was still in office. There was barely an Internet then, much less a But, much like M.C. Hammer pants, my marriage did not last. Stop: Divorce Time. Things had changed a lot since I’d last been single.

Back then: I had a relatively flat stomach. If I knew how awesome my stomach was at age 23, I would’ve worn bikinis to work. Dress code? Shove it, Human Resources. There’s an expiration date on these abs, and I have no time to lose. Fast forward 15 years.
Now: Two pregnancies have turned my stomach into flesh-colored Play-doh. My belly button is no longer a button at all. It looks like the mouth of a really depressed hand puppet.

Back then: I could stay out until two in the morning.
Now: I can barely stay awake until 9 p.m.

Back then: My ride was a sleek black coupe.
Now: When I rolled up on a date, it would be in a silver minivan. Oh, yeah.

Back then: I actually knew something about current events and news in general.
Now: I am far more likely to know the name of a supporting character on Dora the Explorer, than a Supreme Court Justice. These are just facts. Sad, sorry facts.

For my new year's resolution in 2013, I will try to remember to blog more. But, for more timely updates, do friend me on Facebook (Cara Lockwood) or follow me on Twitter (@caralockwood).

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

The Girl Who Was On Fire -- Movie Edition!

Hi all,

Last week, you may have seen where I wrote about seeing The Hunger Games movie! Well, now, my new essay (and many others) are now available in the new and improved:

The Girl Who Was On Fire - Movie Edition!

And, for those of you who are growing tired of Hunger Games hype (is it possible? I'm not so sure), it might be time for a little parody escape with The Hipster Games.

My favorite line is: "I really miss brunch."