It has been announced that Havana Brown is the 2021 Royal Dragonfly Book Award Winner in the Mystery category! https://www.storymonsters.com/book-briefs/2021-royal-dragonfly-winners-announced
Check out Lynn’s interview on Spotify with Shawn Reilly Simmons where he talks about writing and many other things. https://open.spotify.com/episode/13vECk5PkiQX7vi4wSECLb
Lynn’s article about serial killers is featured in Mystery and Suspense Magazine. It is based on the research he did for writing ROSE’S THORN and HAVANA BROWN. https://www.mysteryandsuspense.com/serial-killers/
Midwest Book Review recommends HAVANA BROWN. http://www.midwestbookreview.com/mbw/sep_21.htm#dianedonovan
Literary Titan just gave HAVANA BROWN a four-star review! https://literarytitan.com/2021/07/19/havana-brown-a-joe-erickson-mystery/
HAVANA BROWN, both Kindle and paperback versions, was released by Level Best Books on April 27, 2021. https://www.amazon.com/Havana-Brown-Joe-Erickson-Mystery/dp/1953789587/ref=sr_1_1?crid=2L83ZKUSMKD0S&dchild=1&keywords=havana+brown%2C+johanson&qid=1624488729&s=books&sprefix=havana+brown%2Caps%2C193&sr=1-1
ROSE’S THORN has won a 2021 Independent Press Award for Distinguished Favorite Mystery. https://www.independentpressaward.com/2021distinguishedfavorites
HAVANA BROWN, Lynn’s prequel to ROSE’S THORN, will be released by Level Best Books on April 27, 2021, and will be available in both Kindle and paperback editions on Amazon and all major bookstores. Check with your local bookstore for availability.
A rave five-star review for ROSE’S THORN from Literary Titan. https://literarytitan.com/?s=Rose%27s+Thorn
Kudos from readers of ROSE’S THORN. It is currently rated five stars on Amazon!
The book signing scheduled for March 28th at the New Copperfield’s Book Service has been cancelled and will be rescheduled at a later date.
ROSE’S THORN, Lynn’s mystery novel, was released by Level Best Books on March 17, 2020, and is available for purchase on Amazon.com. Check with your local bookstore.
PAST PRESENT TENSE, Lynn’s series of four one-act plays, was performed as a Reader’s Theatre presentation by the Marco Players of Marco Island, Florida, on January 12th, 2020.
GHOSTS OF NORMANDY is now a finalist in Manhattan Repertory Theatre’s Spring Short Play Contest, and it will be performed two more times on June 20th and 21st along with five other finalists.
GHOSTS OF NORMANDY, opens May 23rd and runs on the 24th, 29th, and 31st at the Manhattan Repertory Theatre, 17-19 West 45th St. Third Floor #301, New York, NY.
NEFARIOUS won Best Script at Copenhagen Theatre Circle Fringe Festival at an awards ceremony on May 4th in Copenhagen. A special thanks to the director (Laura Holme Hoske) and cast (Brook Edwards, Alex Watson, Tyler Lucas, Tuesdai B. Perry, and Jonas Holme-Hoske).
NEFARIOUS, Lynn’s one-act play is scheduled to be performed in the Copenhagen Theatre Circle Fringe Festival in Copenhagen, Denmark, on May 2nd and 3rd, 2019. Directed by Laura Holme Hoske.
Lynn’s radio adaptation of his one-act play, TWISTED, will be broadcast nationally by Shoestring Radio Theatre. Part I will air on March 27th and Part II will air on April 3rd at 11:00 pm PST.
GHOSTS OF NORMANDY, Lynn’s one-act play based on his father’s World War II combat experience, has been accepted for production by the Manhattan Repertory Theatre’s Spring Short Play Contest 2019 in New York. Dates of performance are May 23rd, 24th, 29th, and 31st, 2019. Directed by Barbara Brandt Kinter.
Lynn’s mystery novel, ROSE’S THORN, has been acquired by Level Best Books, and it is tentatively scheduled for release in March 2020. More news will be posted when it becomes available.