Gavin Dimarco is a journalist for The Los Angeles Times. As Gavin Martin, however, he is a successful author of historical mystery novels. When his agent calls with an opportunity to be the next reality TV “Bachelor,” he agrees—with one stipulation. None of the ladies vying for his heart can know his true identity until the end of the show. Gavin’s past has made him leery of women seeking his fortune, and that fear has left him alone, with only his dog and his love of reading as company. When Gavin meets the girl of his dreams right before Most Eligible airs, he’s ready to abandon the show. Everyone knows that you can’t find true love in a week on a TV show. When Hollywood reality meets Gavin’s reality, he has to make a tough choice—is he still eligible?
Targeted Age Group:
YA to Adult
How is Writing In Your Genre Different from Others?
I suppose that it is different because it is YA in the sense that it doesn’t have any sex in it, but adult because of the characters ages and the theme of the book. It definitely does not know what side it’s on.
What Advice Would You Give Aspiring Writers?
Write everyday. Pick a specific time and a period of time that works best for you and your schedule and stick to it. I wrote my book in a week and a half because I wrote everyday from the time I woke up to the time I went to sleep – give or take a few hours for meals and what not.
Lindsay is the youngest of three. She grew up in New Orleans.
She has been writing for as far back as she can remember, but it wasn’t until recently that she got the confidence to try and publish her first completed book, Most Eligible. Her confidence and drive came from the most encouraging parents a girl could ask for, as well as some friends who have read the many short stories and other works she has written over the years.
She is now living with her new husband, Chris, and their puppy, Fiona.
What Inspired You to Write Your Book?
To put it simply, my mom. I saw this super successful writer in her and I knew I could do it if I put as much effort as she did in hers.