Have you bought your Halloween candy and decorations yet? We at RT are also a little behind, but this creepy blog post from romantic suspense author Maggie Shayne will surely get you in the mood. Today, Maggie's here to tell us about the inspiration behind her RT Top Pick! Sleep With the Lights On, out this week. Gather round, folks …
In my new book, cornea transplant recipient Rachel De Luca gets more than she bargained for from her donor, a dead serial killer who is somehow still hunting from beyond the grave.
Today I’m here to talk about my research surrounding organ transplantation. The following things are true, and they helped inspire my ideas for this novel.
1. Claire Sylvia received a heart transplant, and afterward, began to change. Her tastes in food, craving things like chicken nuggets and beer, which she’d never liked before. Her habits and cravings, even her handwriting changed. She began to dream that another was living inside her. In her dream his name was Tim. She later learned that her donor’s name was Tim. He had chicken nuggest in his motorcycle jacket pocket when he died.