Today, I welcome Lisa Caviness to Five on Friday where she not only answers five chosen questions but also celebrates the release of Book Two in The Order Series, Order of Malice.

Lisa Caviness – The Order Series

Order of Fear
Book One of the Order Series

Marissa Nash, part time ballet dancer and accountant by day, plans to call off her wedding to her philandering fiancé, instead she finds him dead. Dr. Justin Tanner is the best man who harbors buried feelings for Marissa. As they uncover past secrets, throwing them into a deadly battle with an evil organization, they must also come to grips with their growing feelings threatening to leave them both shattered. Order of Fear is a romantic suspense novel.

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Order of Malice – New Release
Book Two of the Order Series


Armed with a new identity, Reid Patterson plans to join the FBI hoping to right the wrongs of The Order, a sinister faction controlled by his murderous, biological family. But Reid’s plans go awry when a young girl pleads for his help, bringing fresh threats, a beautiful woman, and a thrill-seeking boy. The countdown begins ticking toward a fiery contest of will and passion.

Foster care psychologist Holly Babson, dreams of a life where her away teen, death returns to her doorstep, revealing the teen’s connection to The Order. Holly’s life pivots as her past, her fears, and her heart are locked in vicious turmoil.

Denied a place in The Order, wealthy businessman Ivan Sinclair will stop at nothing to reclaim the top seat in his family’s insidious organization. A deadly game is his vehicle to amass even more power.

Reid and Holly’s worlds collide with the diabolical force of The Order, and Ivan’s cold-blooded plot. Together, they must fight for their lives while learning to trust their hearts.

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Lisa Caviness

As a lifelong reader of an eclectic pool of books from mystery/thrillers, science fiction, contemporary romance, and the classics, Lisa Caviness has never been without a book on the nightstand and a long to be read list. Like many writers, she started crafting stories as a child. However, as an adult, creativity took a back seat to her career in pharmaceutical and medical device research. In 2013, Lisa decided to get serious about writing and joined Romance Writers of America (Crossroads Romance Writers, Indiana RWA, and Kiss of Death Chapters) and later Sisters in Crime (Speed City Chapter). In addition to her quest to develop interesting characters, thrilling plots, and compelling stories, Lisa is a busy wife and mom.

Lisa writes romantic suspense.

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Five on Friday questions

1. What makes you laugh?
My husband and three daughters keep me laughing.

Ann: One of the top qualities each relationship needs is humor! It’s a good thing when a family can laugh together.

2. What is one strong memory that has stuck with you since childhood…and why?
One of my strongest childhood memories is reading A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L-Engle. I loved the story and characters and I didn’t want the book to end. This was the point I truly fell in love with books. I’ve been an avid reader ever since.

Ann: I love it when I get lost in a book and its characters. I think every writer will agree!

3. What is the single most powerful challenge when it comes to writing a novel?
The single most powerful challenge for me is capturing on paper the running movie playing through my head accurately and in compelling detail. I can create a scene or even dream a scene but sometimes it takes many revisions to get the written words close to what I envision.

Ann: Right there with you, Lisa! 

4. What is your favorite thing to do during your spare time…besides writing?
I love reading. My favorite genres are thrillers, mysteries, and suspense but I’ll read contemporary and paranormal, too. I also love history and enjoy reading nonfictional accounts of people and events from the past. In addition to reading, I’m frequently in the gym for runs and weight workouts.

Ann: Gee, I wish I could dedicate myself to a gym workout!! :+(

5. You get to have dinner with one character from any of your books. Who would you pick and why?
I’d choose Reid Patterson from my latest release, Order of Malice. Reid has done a lot of work on himself. He was a research librarian, turned jury consultant, and is now looking to join the FBI. After he was shot in the last book he began rehabilitation and now has a swoon-worthy body to go along with a handsome face. But looks aren’t why I’d choose to have dinner with him. He is a treasure trove of trivia and facts. I think he’d be a fun person to have a conversation with.

Ann: Well, eventually I’d get to the treasure trove part…but I imagine that hot bod and handsome face would be my main influence. My bad.


Thank you so much for taking part in Five on Friday. I love your covers and the books sound super interesting! I’ve added them to my TBR list.





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