Career Shifts Happen: CJ Lyons Goes From Pediatrician To Best Selling Author

Two weeks before her first novel was scheduled to be published, CJ Lyons received some devastating news -- the publisher pulled her book from publication because of cover art issues. The timing couldn't have been worse. CJ had quit her job as a pediatrician, moved from Pennsylvania to South Carolina, and had no other book contracts on the horizon. Now, just four years later, CJ Lyon's first hardcover book will be published by Vanguard Press -- it's the first installment of a new suspense series that Vanguard Press asked her to co-write with Erin Brockovich. ...more

I can't imagine what it was like to have that book pulled just two weeksprior to publication. ...more

A "non-tribute" gives credence as to why.