Hor­ton pub­lishes first book, ‘Se­cret Com­pul­sions’

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Lisa T. Hor­ton re­cently pub­lished “Se­cret Com­pul­sions,” which is part of a tril­ogy on Ama­zon. It’s the first book for the Fort Wash­ing­ton based au­thor. Q. How long have you been writ­ing, and how did you get started?

I have been jour­nal­ing for 10 years and de­cided to turn it into a book, a tril­ogy. Q. What in­spires you to write?

Writ­ing has be­come a pas­sion, and it’s ther­a­peu­tic. Q. Do you con­sider writ­ing to be a ca­reer?

Yes, it has be­come a pas­sion for me. Q. What kind of writ­ing process do you use?

I like sus­pense and au­to­bi­og­ra­phy.


I love Kim­berla Law­son Roby. She is a Chris­tian writer. Her de­pic­tion of so­cial is­sues is en­ter­tain­ing and mean­ing­ful. She in­flu­enced me in writ­ing my re­la­tion­ship book. She was a great in­flu­ence for my writ­ing. Q. What are you work­ing on now?

I am work­ing on the sec­ond part of my book “Se­cret Com­pul­sions,” it’s a tril­ogy. Q. What do you want read­ers to know about you?

I want my read­ers o to know that I keep it real. I’m very pas­sion­ate about my top­ics.

Please in­clude a brief de­scrip­tion of your book and a link to where it can be found on­line:

Re­la­tion­ship ther­a­pist Sky­lar Phillip can’t seem to keep her hus­band from stray­ing. While seek­ing love in the arms of

Q. How did you pub­lish your book? I am self pub­lished through Ama­zon.

Q. Who are some of your fa­vorite au­thors and why? How much do you feel they in­flu­ence your own

an­other man, she finds her­self caught up in a se­rial killer’s game. Who will be left stand­ing out of this tan­gled web of de­ceit? “Se­cret Com­pul­sions” is avail­able at https://www. ama­zon.com/Se­cret-Com­pul­sions-Lisa-T-Hor­ton/ dp/1717519903. Please in­clude an ex­cerpt that you think is com­pelling:

“Her thoughts were sud­denly in­ter­rupted by her re­stricted air­flow. Her eyes widened when her lover’s thick hands wrapped around her neck.

“She stared at him, his smooth, tanned face etched in her mem­ory as life slowly crept away. All she wanted was re­venge. But she got more than she bar­gained for.”

Lisa T. Hor­ton

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