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Interview Kaylin McFarren

opics of conversation:

  • Different Cultures effect on writing
  • "Buried Threads" inspiration and research
  • The Secret World of Geisha and today's Japanese culture
  • Tips for writing tasteful erotic scenes
  • Mcfarren's Soulful Giving Foundation and Sand in the Cities charities

Kaylin Mcfarren is a California native who has enjoyed traveling around the world. She previously worked as director for a fine art gallery, where she helped foster the careers of various artists before feeling the urge to satisfy her own creative impulses. Since launching her writing career, McFarren has earned more than a dozen literary awards in addition to a finalist spot in the 2008 RWA Golden Heart Contest. A member of RWA, Rose City Romance Writers, and Willamette Writers, she also lends her participation and support to various charitable organizations, as well her own foundation benefiting cancer research in the Pacific Northwest.




Rachel Lyons and her partner Chase Cohen accept a contract to recover a lost priceless treasure in the Sea of Japan. However, upon arriving in Tokyo, they soon discover their mission is more complicated and dangerous than they originally believed. In order to prevent a natural disaster from striking Japan and killing millions, they must form an alliance with yakuza members, dive into shark-infested waters and recover three ancient cursed swords before time runs out.

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